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Alignment or Accountability – creating flexible financial management models for inclusivity

This blog was written by Fergal Turner, Education Consultant with Itad Ltd. The author will be making a presentation entitled ‘From alignment to accountability: developing a framework for how pooled funding mechanisms can finance the development of inclusive education systems’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference. The alignment of funding for education with government systems, […]

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Co-creation of the Journey4Life: a youth empowerment curriculum designed with young people

This blog was written by Nina Pavlovska, Training and Innovation Manager, and Marina Todesco, Research Specialist, at Dance4Life. Marina will be making a presentation at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Curricula for young people are generally developed by experts, following national guidelines, and are therefore often based on the agendas of […]

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Introducing our conference Rapporteurs

For this year’s UKFIET conference, we are excited to introduce you to a new team of volunteer rapporteurs. Between them, they bring together a rich range of research, policy and communications experience and expertise. The team will work with the Conference Committee to carry out some of the following tasks: Prepare Twitter and Instagram messages […]

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28 October 2013. Nyala:  A participant of the UNAMID DDR in Nyala final evaluation survey for Vocational and Skills Training for 150 at risk youth selected from South Darfur targeted localities. They received vocational and skills training on metalwork and welding, water network and drainage (plumbing), diesel engine mechanics, cars electric, general electricity, sewing, food processing and nutrition, computer networks and internet, programming. Photo Hamid Abdulsalam.

The limits of VET inclusion in Africa (The VET Africa 4.0 project)

This blog was written by Fran Abrams, Chief Executive at the Education Media Centre, Jo-Anna Russon, Research Fellow, VET Africa 4.0, and Simon McGrath, UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development at the University of Nottingham. It was written as part of a ‘Writing for the Web’ workshop for the VET Africa 4.0 project. The […]

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University of Ghana students listen to their political science professor, Dr. Evans Aggrey-Darkoh in Accra, Ghana on October 14, 2015. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

Peak aid and time for something different: sustainable financing for education

This blog was written by Keith Lewin, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the UKFIET Trustees. The author will be making a presentation entitled ‘Financing, Fallacies and Futures beyond 2020: Is Aid to Education Fit for Purpose’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education […]

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