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Ingredients for Success – from Voices of the Next Generation Conference

Three  ingredients for success: 1. Include youth – they can tell you what they want 2. Invest in data – build the long-term evidence base. Systematic learning and collaboration is crucial 3. Embrace technology – it is not the panacea but has huge transformative potential Catherine Gladwell, Director, Refugee Support Network speaking at the Voices of […]

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The challenge and relevance of the global monitoring of education and migration

UKFIET organised a consultation meeting in London on 22nd May 2017 around the 2019 GEMR on Education and Migration at the request of the GEMR team. This blog reflects some thoughts from Kenneth King, University of Edinburgh and NORRAG Kenneth.King@ed.ac.uk The plan for the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEMR) to review education and migration in […]

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Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: Rethinking the Curriculum – Interview with Paul Vare

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 […]

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Interview on sub-theme: Pedagogies for Sustainable Development

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 […]

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