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A teacher works with a hearing impaired student at the Association for the Welfare and Rehabilitation of Deaf and Dumb. The Social Fund for Development supports the center by providing teacher training and equipment.

How can learning be assessed in systems that aim to be inclusive?

This blog was written by Angela Little, Professor Emerita at the University College London Institute of Education and UKFIET Trustee. Angela will be presenting at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The United Nations advanced 17 global goals for ‘sustainable development’ in 2015 (SDGs). These were accompanied by 169 Targets and 304 […]

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The Art of School Inspections

This blog written by Tal Rafaeli was originally posted on the Education Development Trust website on 5 September 2018. School inspection: for too many schools in Sub-Saharan Africa inspections call to mind a burdensome box-ticking exercise. But, done well, school inspection is an art which has the potential to transform teaching and learning. The question is […]

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One of the largest national learning assessments in the world? India’s National Achievement Survey

This article was written by Rhiannon Moore, education researcher with the Young Lives study and PhD student at the University of Bristol, and was recently published on the  UNESCO Learning Portal  On November 13, 2017, the Indian National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducted the latest round of its National Achievement Survey (NAS), […]

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Reflections on Assessing teaching and learning for sustainable development:sub theme at Conference 2017

A couple of months after the UKFIET 2017 conference, co-convenors for the conference sub-theme on Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development, Aaron and Rhiannon, reflect on some of the highlights from the conference. What topics were addressed in sessions of the Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development sub-theme at the conference? We were […]

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Interview on sub-theme: Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development

Interview with Rhiannon Moore Co- convenor for sub-theme on Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development What excites you about this sub-theme? Following the media storm around the PISA and TIMSS results which came out in late 2016, I’m particularly excited to see submissions for this theme which look at the opportunities and challenges of […]

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