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Abstract submission closed

Our call for abstracts is now closed

Our call for abstracts is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to make a submission, we have had a tremendous response. Now the reviewing starts -  we will be confirming acceptance of abstracts for presentation in mid May ...
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Sub-themes for 2017 Conference

2017 Conference Theme – Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development: Curriculum, Cognition and Context

What is taught and learned form the backbone of education’s contribution to sustainable development. It is through the construction of curricula that knowledge, skills, attitudes and values are prioritised and become the basis for teaching. Crucial here too is the rise of attention to what individuals and communities value in ...
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Comment

Your chance to comment on the first draft of the International Panel of Social Progress (IPSP), “Rethinking Society for the 21st Century”,

The first draft of the report of the International Panel of Social Progress (IPSP), "Rethinking Society for the 21st Century", is now out! We welcome comments on the online platform  https://comment.ipsp.org/ Please comment, circulate and advertise widely. The report is a product of a two-year international initiative. It is the ...
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UKFIET Conference 2017

UKFIET Conference 2017 Planning Committee: A Call for Nominations

UKFIET Conference 2017 Planning Committee: A Call for Nominations The UKFIET Conference has continued to grow in size and complexity and we have decided to adopt a new conference planning and management structure for 2017. The 2016/17 conference committee will consist of: Conference chair – appointed by the UKFIET trustees ...
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Education and Development Forum (UKFIET) Engagement Fellow

Education and Development Forum (UKFIET) Engagement Fellow

The Education and Development Forum (UKFIET) is looking to appoint an Engagement Fellow to support its efforts to communicate with the wider international education and training community with a view to improving the organisation’s engagement and impact. The work will be focused around two aspects of UKFIET’s work: First, the ...
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John Anderson Obituary

John Anderson Obituary

Friends in the international education community will be saddened to learn that John Anderson died on Saturday, February 20.  He was 81.  He worked in Kenya for many years and was an authority on the harambee school (The Struggle for the School is his best-known book) and village polytechnic movements ...
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Kenneth King UKFIET Conference 2015 BAICE Presidential Address

2015 Conference Plenary Speakers

The Forum has the pleasure of announcing that the following people will be the Plenary Speakers for the 2015 Conference.Professor King is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh in the Schools of Education, and of Social and Political Studies, where he was the Director of the Centre of ...
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Greetings Members and Prospective Members

Greetings Members and Prospective Members

UKFIET – The Education and Development Forum – began 2014 by instituting a new membership system whereby any organisation (university, NGO, foundation, consultancy firm, and charity) engaged in education and development can participate in, and contribute to, our Forum’s activities without any membership fee. We are pleased that so many ...
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