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What next for The Global Partnership For Education after a Transformative Replenishment?

By David Archer (UKFIET Board of Trustees and ActionAid). This blog was originally posted on the World Education Blog on 9 February 2018. Reposted with permission. The Global Partnership for Education replenishment event, co-hosted by President Macron and President Macky Sall on 2nd February in Senegal, was a landmark moment for education financing. Over $2 […]

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Hidassie School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 2013.
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Reflections on DFID’s new Education Policy

By Don Taylor, UKFIET Executive Committee DFID has just released a new Education Policy paper, entitled Get Children Learning. It sets out DFID’s current priorities in education and its vision for change in the future. It is a hugely ambitious agenda, full of good intentions and ‘we will ….’ commitments. In seeking to tackle the […]

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Making space for more and better aid to education

This blog was originally posted on the World Education Blog of the Global Education Monitoring Report on the 9 June 2017. Reposted with permission. The latest policy paper from the GEM Report provides a stark reminder that trends in aid to education mean there is still a long journey to travel to deliver access to […]

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What does the UK Aid Strategy mean for education and development?

The UK Government has released a new aid strategy. That is, a government-wide strategy for aid, not a DFID strategy. The potential advantages and disadvantages of this have been raised elsewhere, as has the stress on “the national interest” throughout the document (see www.cgdev.org/blog/uk-putting-its-own-interests-ahead-poor-its-new-aid-strategy and http://www.simonmaxwell.eu/blog/the-new-uk-aid-strategy-comments-and-questions.html). However, here the focus is on what it means […]

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Philanthropic and religious schools: what we know – and don’t know – about their impact in developing countries

Authors Joseph Wales, Dr. Monazza Aslam, Sébastien Hine, Dr. Shenila Rawal, Leni Wild, Professor Richard Batley, Dr. Laura Day Ashley, Claire Mcloughlin, Susan Nicolai and Professor Pauline Rose While much of the international debate on non-state education has focused on the expansion of low fee private schools, less policy attention has been paid to other […]

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