Sharing early years education learning: Bringing Ghana’s story to the international UKFIET conference
This blog was written by Robert Quansah, Senior ECE Technical Manager at Sabre Education. Robert is currently studying for a Masters in Early Years Education at University College London. He represented Sabre Education on the revision of the Kindergarten classroom curriculum and the development of the B.ED early grade curriculum…
Building Climate-Smart and Resilient Education Systems: Ways to Navigating Tomorrow’s Challenges
In this blog, we undertake a multidimensional analysis, discussing the definitional nuances of climate-smart education, assessing its role in fostering climate literacy and resilience, and scrutinising the challenges plaguing the current educational landscape.
Decolonisation, politics, knowledge and power: Highlights from UKFIET 2023 conference sub-theme
The inauguration of the sub-theme at the UKFIET conference brought together an amazing diversity of researchers and practitioners with multiple concerns and interests in the ‘hot topics’ of decolonisation, knowledge, power and politics.
The education crisis in Myanmar and the challenges of state school teachers
Myanmar had brief hopes for education improvements in the 2010s. Then, education reforms of a decade (2011 to 2020) were crushed in the political crisis which started with the military coup in February 2021.
Rethinking early childhood education in humanitarian contexts
In 2018, Children on the Edge started to support 30 communities to provide ECE in learning centres. When these were closed for 83 weeks due to Covid, one of the world's longest lockdowns, they pivoted to provide home learning for small groups of children, close to their homes.
Developing mobile learning for children experiencing displacement: Lessons from Pakistan
Does app-based remote learning improve children’s skills during educational disruptions? Recent research about the prospects of using educational technologies to support learning in low-resource and crisis-affected contexts has proposed that app-based learning, within specific parameters could benefit children’s skills.
What can individuals do? Engaging with the UKFIET conference themes
Attending the UKFIET conference for the first time gave me the opportunity to engage critically with the discourse on justice in and through education. It also challenged me to reflect on my past, present and future contributions to promoting an education for social and environmental justice.
Inclusive early childhood education in Malawi: project development through community participation
Negative social attitudes, inaccessible learning environments, and a lack of investment means that access to ECDE is limited for children with disabilities.
Participatory research and inclusive education – five critical considerations
Disability inclusive research can play a key role in accelerating efforts towards achieving inclusive education by providing evidence on the complexity and nuances of the barriers and challenges that exist that result in children with disabilities being excluded or marginalised.
Listening to girls’ voices in Somalia: Supporting girls with disabilities to thrive in a fragile context
While we find it perfectly normal to have our social networks and talk with our friends, family, and community, does it occur to you that there is that one person somewhere who does not have these advantages in life?