Archive | 2019 UKFIET Conference

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Inclusive education for children with disabilities: the development challenge

This blog was written by Guy Le Fanu, Senior Global Technical Lead, Education, Sightsavers. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. According to the Sustainable Development Goal 4, state governments, working in association with civil society and the international development community, should strive to ensure […]

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Where are we at with Education Technology and Data Science?

The UKFIET 2019 conference had 6 themes relating to Inclusive Education Systems. Patrick Montjouridès, a PhD candidate with the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, was a convenor for the theme ‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’. ‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’ – the title set the tone […]

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Ideas of space and place in post-colonial contexts in Africa

This blog was written by Eva Bulgrin, a doctoral researcher at the Centre of International Education, University of Sussex and works as a freelance consultant in the areas of education, governance and migration in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Caucasus. Her doctoral research examines the discursive and social practices of actors involved in the delivery of […]

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UKFIET 2019: Opportunities and insights for CARE’s GEC projects

This blog was written by Ellen Chigwanda, Advocacy Advisor for Education with CARE USA, using CARE’s global programming evidence on girls’ education to multiply the impact of this work through learning exchange platforms and working with government partners. Prior to holding this position, Ellen was the Project Manager for CARE under IGATE – a Girls’ […]

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What Can Educational Technology Promise to Support Education in Development and Humanitarian Settings? A Student Perspective

This blog was written by Mohammed El-Desouky, a Monitoring and Evaluation and Data Analysis Consultant. He worked as a Senior M&E Consultant for Libraries Without Borders (LWB) and part of the Humanitarian Education Accelerator (HEA) initiative. His tasks included building and supervising global and country-level M&E and data collection systems. Mohammed can be contacted here. […]

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