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 […]
Our call for abstracts is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to make a submission, we have had a tremendous response. Now the reviewing starts – we will be confirming acceptance of abstracts for presentation in mid May.
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 […]
Interview with Freda Wolfenden, Chair of Conference Committee and Deputy Chair of UKFIET Executive Committee I’ve spent most of my professional life teaching in various contexts and drawing motivation from my work with learners, so I’m particularly excited that the focus for this year’s UKFIET conference is teaching and learning. As the global education discourse […]
Interview with Julia Paulson, co-convenor for sub-theme on Pedagogies for Sustainable Development What excites you about this theme? At a time when friends and colleagues in three contexts I’m familiar with – here in the UK, in the US, and in Colombia – are asking questions about whether education (in schools and more broadly) failed […]