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‘What’s the use of education?’

Keynote Lecture to  Launch a New Centre Delivered by Professor Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University, and Nobel Laureate in Economics. Thursday 15 June 2017, 17:00 – 19:00. Logan Hall, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL. See ...
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Ingredients for Success – from Voices of the Next Generation Conference

Three  ingredients for success: 1. Include youth - they can tell you what they want 2. Invest in data - build the long-term evidence base. Systematic learning and collaboration is crucial 3. Embrace technology - it is not the panacea but has huge transformative potential Catherine Gladwell, Director, Refugee Support Network ...
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Reception sponsor

The Conference Committee are very pleased to announce that Cambridge Education will be sponsoring the drinks reception open to all conference delegates on the evening of 5 September. The occasion is an excellent way to continue conversations and make new connections over refreshments before dinner ...
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2015 Bursary recipients

Conference Bursary Fund – Applications Close 29 May

UKFIET maintain a Bursary Fund, which provides assistance with conference attendance for those who have had an abstract accepted for presentation and meet the criteria.  For full information on the fund and how to apply please see our Bursary Fund page.  Please note the deadline for application is 29 May. Bursary Application Information- ...
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Exhibitors signed up for conference

The conference exhibition area is a good place to network and meet.  We are pleased to have Routledge, Taylor & Francis , Young Lives, Bloomsbury,  Education Development Trust, Enabling Education Network (EENET), BAICE and IDDC and confirmed so  far. Cambridge Education are sponsoring the reception at New College on the evening ...
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Michele Schweisfurth introducing the meeting.

The Scottish Resource in Education and Development

UKFIET, together with the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at the School of Education, University of Glasgow, organised a meeting on the 27th of April 2017 to bring together ‘the Scottish resource in Education and Development’. Present were members of relevant Scottish and UK government departments, academics based at ...
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Inclusive learning and teaching: Lessons from the last two decades.

Inclusive learning and teaching: Lessons from the last two decades.

One Day Conference 28 June 9.00am - 5.00pm hosted by the REAL Centre, University of Cambridge. For the first time, global goals focus on raising learning in ways that ensures no one is left behind. This focus recognises the central role of teachers in achieving education goals. The event will ...
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Global Education Monitoring Report

Share your views to help develop the forthcoming 2019 GEM Report

The Concept note discusses the 2019 GEM Report on MIGRATION and EDUCATION, as approved by the GEM Report International Advisory Board in June 2016. Migration and education are multifaceted processes involving individuals, schools, communities, regions and countries. They invoke temporal, spatial and intergenerational dimensions. The 2019 GEM Report will enhance understanding ...
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#TeachersMatter! Celebrating teachers worldwide at the Global Education and Skills Forum

Pauline Rose reviews the recent Forum in Dubai On 18 and 19 March 2017, together with around 1,500 people from around the world, I attended the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. The Forum provided an exciting platform to celebrate the importance of teachers around the world. Organised by ...
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Students

Voices of the Next Generation -Shaping the future of education in development

Voices of the next generation is a one-day conference for education development professionals with less than ten years’ work experience in the sector. Thursday 1 June 2017, Cambridge Education offices, London It will provide a space for those at the early stage of their careers to explore how innovation has ...
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