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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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The role of parents and caregivers in lifewide learning

By Dr Amy Jo Dowd, Lauren Pisani, Caroline Dusabe and Holly Jane Howell from Save the Children. This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 14 June 2018. Parents and caregivers dominate opportunities to contribute to learning Children spend more time outside school than they do inside it. It is here that parents […]

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Voices of the Next Generation early career conference – Gaining motivation and insights for research on girls’ education in India

Written by Vandana Singh, PhD Researcher, Department of Education, University of Bath I first heard about the Voices of the Next Generation conference on 14th June 2018 through an email from UKFIET. My PhD supervisor, Dr Rita Chawla-Duggan, encouraged me to send an abstract to be one of the speakers at the conference and I […]

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21st Century Skills: Upskilling for an Uncertain Future?

This blog was written by Dr Caine Rolleston, Senior Lecturer in education and international development at the University College London Institute of Education (UCL-IOE), and member of the UKFIET Executive Committee. The need for education systems to better orient themselves towards a fast-changing labour market and social world has, it would appear, never been more […]

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