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Inclusive ways of knowing? Problematising the relationship between research and the design of inclusive education

By Dr Alison Buckler, The Open University, UK; Dr Faith Mkwananzi, The University of the Free State, South Africa; Dr Liz Chamberlain, The Open University, UK; and Ms Caroline Dean, Plan International, UK. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Earlier this year we launched […]

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Getting more female teachers into rural schools: lessons from Malawi to Sierra Leone via UKFIET

By Ruth Naylor, Senior International Consultant with Education Development Trust, and Vice-Chair of the UKFIET 2019 Conference. In the closing panel at this year’s 2019 UKFIET conference, Colin Bangay, Senior Education Advisor for DFID in Sierra Leone, described an innovative approach to bringing young women from rural communities into teaching. I smiled… because I knew […]

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What should inclusive education systems look like in the future and how do we get there?

Summary of final panel discussion at UKFIET 2019 conference – told in Tweets The final panel of the UKFIET conference of 2019 closed with a panel discussion. Panellists reflected on the conference, and gave their perspectives on how education systems globally can become more inclusive. The panel consisted of: Andria Zafirakou, Global Teacher Prize winner […]

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