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COMPARE Fellowship

COMPARE Fellowship

Deadline for Application 1 June 2020 The fellowship will run from 1 December 2020 – 30 November 2021 and provide full financial support (including travel, accommodation and subsistence) for the following activities: Attending and presenting at the UKFIET conference in Oxford, UK, in September 2021 Attending the Compare writers’ workshop ...
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Literacy and human rights in Rwanda: BALID/UNESCO Chair webinar

Literacy and human rights in Rwanda: BALID/UNESCO Chair webinar

6th May at 12 noon BST  BALID invite you to attend our first ever virtual Informal Literacy Discussion, which we are privileged to be hosting in partnership with the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation at the University of East Anglia, UK. The title of this webinar ...
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Volunteer Responses to Covid-19: what can we learn moving forward?

Volunteer Responses to Covid-19: what can we learn moving forward?

Thursday 30th April  13:00 BST #ALL4SOCIALCHANGE Webinar Series The series continues on Thursday 30th April at 1 pm (BST) with a panel discussion on ‘Volunteer Responses to Covid-19: what can we learn moving forward?’ (see attached poster) This webinar is jointly hosted with the University of East Anglia Institute for ...
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Language Sanctuaries: why language is integral to the arts of integration

Language Sanctuaries: why language is integral to the arts of integration

#ALL4SOCIALCHANGE Webinar Series We are delighted to invite you to participate in our popular #All4Social Change University of East Anglia webinar series. On Monday 27th April at 1 pm (BST), the webinar will be a joint event with the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at ...
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Request for Proposals for background papers contributing to UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative

Request for Proposals for background papers contributing to UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative

Proposals should be received by 30 April, with background papers to be submitted in 2-3 months, as negotiated.  Papers and proposals will be welcome in English and French. UNESCO’s Futures of Education: Learning to become is a global initiative to reimagine how knowledge and learning can shape the future of ...
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RISE Annual Conference postponed until 2021 with online presentations in July 2020

RISE Annual Conference postponed until 2021 with online presentations in July 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the RISE Annual Conference 2020 has been postponed until early 2021. Further details of the amended RISE Annual Conference dates will be released in due course. In the absence of this year’s conference, RISE will instead curate a series of presentations online. The Call for Papers for the ...
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Global Education Monitoring Report

Postponing the 2020 GEM Report launch

With the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, the launch of the 2020 GEM Report Inclusion and education: All means all, originally scheduled for Wednesday 8 April, will be delayed until Tuesday 23 June 2020. Noting the high risk that the virus may still be affecting the lives of many in ...
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Annual CIES Conference 2020 – now moved online

Annual CIES Conference 2020 – now moved online

Following the cancellation of the onsite CIES conference “Education Beyond the Human” in Miami due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the conference is shifting to a virtual meeting space with the goal of providing an engaging and meaningful experience for those who had expected to attend. Given the spontaneous nature of ...
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ESRC pre-call announcement: Centres Competition 2020

ESRC pre-call announcement: Centres Competition 2020

In April 2020 the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is planning to announce an open competition for Research Centres. The competition will be open to applications of excellent quality in any area of social science within the ESRC remit. The call will also include a highlight notice in the ...
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Indigenous Peoples and Education - Uppingham Semiar 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Education – Uppingham Semiar 2020

UPPINGHAM SEMINAR 2020: Ely (UK) from 2 to 4 October 2020. Uppingham Seminars have held three day international residential seminars from time to time in some central location in the UK since 1999, on a theme relating to education in the context of international development. The aim is to bring ...
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