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Conference Sub-theme – The Futures of Development Assistance

The Futures of Development Assistance is one of the Sub-themes at the UKFIET Conference in Oxford, organised by Kenneth King, Simon McGrath and Robert Palmer. Its 8 sessions run through most of the three days, and they raise many provocative issues: Such as: Where are we at setting the education and training agenda post-2015? What are […]

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Conference Sub-theme – Reflecting on global agendas, international targets and goals: Lessons learned

Only a month left until the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development. Starting this week on the CoP, we will be previewing some of the conference Sub-themes so you know what there is to look forward to. Steve Packer and I are jointly convening the Sub-theme Reflecting on global agendas, international targets and goals: Lessons […]

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Early Childhood Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

A response to the report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Developed in collaboration with the Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development and many of its partners, and introduced by Sheldon Shaeffer. The global early childhood community proposes a Global Goal and Call to Action to reduce by half […]

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ODI Symposium – What works: Country case studies of education progress

Significant progress has occurred globally in the past decades across the education sector. ODI, as part of the Development Progress project, is conducting a series of case studies on countries with improved development outcomes, including in education. Our two session symposium will review findings of these studies, with discussion centred on lessons for implementation toward […]

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AusAID Symposium: Skills Development for Productive Lives in the Pacific

Joining the dots: building the skills Fourteen small island countries of the South Pacific are striving to deliver education and other basic services to their citizens while simultaneously advancing the process of regional integration.  Building the skilled human resources necessary to secure their future is a challenge where the tertiary participation rate averages less than […]

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