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Exhibitors signed up for conference

The conference exhibition area is a good place to network and meet.  We are pleased to have Routledge, Taylor & Francis , Young Lives, Bloomsbury,  Education Development Trust, Enabling Education Network (EENET), BAICE and IDDC and confirmed so  far. Cambridge Education are sponsoring the reception at New College on the evening of Tuesday 5th September.   […]

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An opportunity to meet and check we have been heading in the right direction

Simon McGrath reflects on the Conference theme and what we might expect in September. Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development This year’s UKFIET Conference takes place two years after the agreement on the Sustainable Development Goals. We are now at a moment where there is a push both to raise the levels of international funding […]

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#TeachersMatter! Celebrating teachers worldwide at the Global Education and Skills Forum

Pauline Rose reviews the recent Forum in Dubai On 18 and 19 March 2017, together with around 1,500 people from around the world, I attended the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. The Forum provided an exciting platform to celebrate the importance of teachers around the world. Organised by the Varkey Foundation, it was […]

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Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: Rethinking the Curriculum – Interview with Paul Vare

Interview with Paul Vare, co-convenor for sub-theme on Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: Rethinking the Curriculum What excites you about this theme? The sub-theme uses the term ‘rethinking’ – that always whets my appetite, particularly when we have the opportunity to cast our net globally for examples of how to do things differently. Virtually my entire […]

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