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Education, Skills and International Cooperation: Comparative and Historical Perspectives

By Kenneth King, Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh, and one of the founding members of UKFIET. When I was Distinguished Visiting Professor in the University of Hong Kong 10 years ago, Professor Mark Bray suggested pulling into one volume what he, too generously, termed ‘KK’s Greatest Hits’. I hesitated for many years, wondering […]

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Why do internally displaced people get overlooked?

Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior international consultant with Education Development Trust, laments the lack of data on Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Fresh from UKFIET’s Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference on 3rd October 2018, she considers the symbiotic relationship this has with policy and the public perceptions of refugees and IDPs.   I felt extremely […]

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Highlights from London launch of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on migration and displacement: Building bridges, not walls

UKFIET, along with BAICE, hosted the London launch event of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report on Tuesday 20th November. This tied in with other launch events happening globally on the same day (e.g. Berlin, Bangkok and Nairobi), and up to 60 events happening over the next month (including in Scotland). The main focus […]

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New research addresses global teaching crisis

This blog was written by Elizabeth Tofaris, University of Cambridge, on behalf of the the Impact Initiative for international development research. The Impact Initiative seeks to connect policymakers and practitioners with the world-class social science research supported by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership, maximising the uptake and impact of research from: (i) the Joint Fund for […]

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