framework-debates

Fit for Purpose

On the 1st of May at ODI a roundtable was organised by ODI and The Education and Development Forum (UKFIET). Thirty specialists from ODI, DFID, the research community, UNESCO and civil society organisations debated whether emerging post 2015 frameworks, as these relate to education, can be defined as being fit for purpose. Attention was given […]

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Conference Sub-theme – New Imperatives for Education, Teaching and Learning

In the nine sessions of the New Imperatives sub-theme we will be critically examining a number of issues vital  to achieving  post 2015 learning goals, in classrooms and other learning contexts across the globe –  teacher education, early childhood experiences,  becoming literate  -how and in what language, and developing life skills. Questions that will be […]

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Conference Sub-theme – Values & Conceptualizations in Education and Development Research

This sub-theme seeks to identify the research paradigms – and the values underlying them – that have prevailed in the field of education and development research over the last 15 years, and to consider which research paradigms, conceptualizations of the field, values and ethical approaches might best serve the field beyond 2015. UKFIET Conference Preview […]

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Conference Sub-theme – Evidence and Knowledge

There were so many papers for the sub-theme on Evidence and Knowledge, that we have created two streams to accommodate them all. The stream on “Including all learners” will explore the current knowledge of how the intersecting dimensions of marginalisation influence access to quality learning opportunities, and evidence of how education systems can be made […]

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