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RTE and UNESCO publish right to education handbook

Adapted from a feature published on the Right to Education Initiative website on 24th January 2019. To mark the first ever International Day of Education on 24th January 2019, the Right to Education Initiative (RTE) in collaboration with UNESCO, published the Right to education handbook—the most comprehensive resource on the right to education to date—which […]

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Measuring the Immeasurable: an exercise in futility?

This blog was written by David Levesque, Independent Education Adviser and ex-DFID Senior Adviser. Why are we trying to measure the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular, the education goal, SDG4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all? Sitting by the beach and pondering on Kenneth King’s […]

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Let’s talk about racism in education and international development

This blog post was written by Arathi Sriprakash, Sociologist of Education at the University of Cambridge. It is a reflection on discussions that took place at a seminar on “Questions of Race in Education and International Development” which she convened with Leon Tikly (University of Bristol) and Sharon Walker (University of Cambridge). The event was […]

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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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