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Plenary Speakers Announced

Opening Plenary This year we are pleased to introduce the Hon. Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, the Deputy Minister for Education in Ghana as our keynote speaker.  Dr Adutwum has played a significant role in the transformation of Ghana’s Education system drawing on his vast knowledge and experience from the USA where he ran schools that […]

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Legacies and lessons from Bangladesh’s Primary Education Development Programmes (PEDPs)

This blog was written by Chowdhury Mufad Ahmed, Senior Education Adviser, UNICEF Bangladesh, and Mike Douse, independent International Education/TVET Adviser. The authors will making a presentation entitled ‘Increasingly Inclusive: Bangladesh’s Four Primary Education Development Programmes’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The numbers of children involved, and the amount of funds […]

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Fostering sustained and scaled inclusion through the Speed School model

This blog was written by Dr Joshua Muskin, Senior Director of Programs and Education Team Leader, Geneva Global. He will be presenting at the 2019 UKFIET conference and introduces his theme here. UNESCO estimates there are 64 million out-of-school primary aged children worldwide. Over two million live in Ethiopia and another 700,000-plus in Uganda. Many […]

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What to expect from the 2019 UKFIET conference by Kwame Akyeampong, Conference Chair

This year’s 2019 UKFIET conference theme is: “Inclusive Education Systems: futures, fallacies and finances”. With the conference coming up soon, 17-19 September, Professor Kwame Akyeampong, Professor of International Education and Development at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the 2019 UKFIET Conference Committee, provides some thoughts on what he is looking forward to. Kwame […]

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