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Philanthropy in Education in South Africa: A space for learning and collaboration

Philanthropy in Education in South Africa: A space for learning and collaboration

31 January – 1 February 2019, Johannesburg As part of the Philanthropy in Education (PiE) series, the Zenex Foundation, NORRAG and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), are organising a roundtable discussion to bring together philanthropies, implementing partners, researchers and government representative to discuss the experience and approaches used by philanthropic ...
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Innovation: then what?

Innovation: then what?

5 December, 5.30pm, London An event hosted by Cambridge Education in partnership with the Open University Complex development challenges require innovative solutions. But innovation is only the first step. How do you scale it, sustain it, and support its evolution? Bangladesh’s English in Action programme is widely recognised as one ...
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UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Launch - SCOTLAND

UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Launch – SCOTLAND

Migration, Displacement and Education: Building Bridges not Walls. Thursday, 22 November 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00PM Paterson’s Land G1 School of Education, University of Edinburgh EH8 8AG The 2019 GEM Report is set to launch on 20 November 2018. This third report in the GEM Report series will continue its ...
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Learning Spaces in Africa - Book launch

Learning Spaces in Africa – Book launch

Learning Spaces in Africa Critical Histories to 21st Century Challenges and Change Ola Uduku Manchester School of Architecture  Monday 19 November 12:30pm Blackwells bookshop, University of Manchester With a key UN Sustainable Development Goal for 2030 being to make basic education available to all the world’s children, Learning Spaces in ...
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Competition launched for young researchers using survey data to explore equity in education

Competition launched for young researchers using survey data to explore equity in education

Student researchers using data from a household survey assessing children’s basic skills are being invited to share their findings to win a place at an international conference in Pakistan. The People’s Action for Learning (PAL) Network has teamed up with the REAL Centre at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge, to launch the 2019 Student ...
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Education seminars in Cambridge

Education seminars in Cambridge

Education seminars in Cambridge The REAL Centre at Cambridge University has a broad programme of seminars this term. The full programme can be seen for October and November. https://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/centres/real/downloads/Michaelmas%20Seminars%202018.pdf ...
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2019 Global Education Monitoring Report  - UK Launch, 20 November

2019 Global Education Monitoring Report – UK Launch, 20 November

Building bridges, not walls: Key lessons from the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on migration and displacement Tuesday, 20 November 2018 2:00 - 4:30 PM Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, United Kingdom Free registration will be from 1:30pm with refreshments, starting promptly at 2:00pm REGISTER HERE The ...
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Overview of the BAICE Conference 2018

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 ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Management – the Impact on Girls’ Education

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 ...
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Registration Open - Day conference on Education for Children affected by Emergencies

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 ...
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