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Overview of the BAICE Conference 2018

By Don Taylor, Deputy Chair of UKFIET Executive Committee The 2018 BAICE Conference was held at the University of York from 12th to 14th September on the theme Comparative Education and Development Alternatives – critiques, innovations and transitions. It included the familiar mix of parallel sessions for the presentation of papers, interspersed with keynote addresses […]

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Menstrual Health event

Menstrual Hygiene Management – the Impact on Girls’ Education

17 October 2018, 18:30 to 20:00 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK, Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0PW In many parts of the world, especially in Africa and Asia, the education of girls is limited and even curtailed by cultural and social inhibitions surrounding menstruation. This is a massively important issue but, because of sensitivities […]

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Schools in Kabkabiya 
11 December 2012. Kabkabiya: Students taking classes in one of the old rooms in poor conditions of the Al Salam Basic School for Girls in Kabkabiya, North Darfur. The UNAMID Rwandan Battalion 31 built 2 new classes for the center as a Quick Impact Project in 2011.

This school has over 2,000 students (mostly residents in camps for Internally Displaced Persons). Many students don't have proper conditions to take classes yet and more concrete buildings are needed. Most of the classes are currently attended by over 100 students each and there is no chairs and tables for everyone.

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.

Registration Open – Day conference on Education for Children affected by Emergencies

UKFIET day conference on Education for Children affected by Emergencies. 3rd October 2018, 9:00-17:00 Venue: Cambridge Education, Cambridge There has been an increasing awareness of the need to invest in education in emergencies, with humanitarian agencies acknowledging the need for longer-term solutions, and development actors increasing their focus on conflict-affected countries.  This one-day conference aims […]

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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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