Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai

A girl and her father inspiring and educating the world!

Closing speaker from UKFIET conference 2017: Told through Tweets Malala Yousafzai, student, Nobel Laureate and co-founder of the Malala Fund Our very special guest, Malala, closed the conference. Malala emphasised that girls can change their communities. The Taliban realised this and because of this, banned education for girls. There is a need to empower local […]

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Final panel 2017

Panel discussion on effective learning outcomes for sustainable development

Final Plenary from UKFIET conference 2017: Told through Tweets Prof Kwame Akyeampong, University of Sussex Ann Cotton, Founder and President, Camfed Gerd-Hanne Fosen, Norad Nayla Fahed, Lebanese Alternative Learning This final plenary panel aimed to share views from across different constituencies of the UKFIET community (academics, practitioners, policymakers, teachers, learners) on critical questions for research, […]

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Are we on track to achieving inclusive education for all?

Day 2 plenary of UKFIET conference 2017: Told in Tweets Pauline Rose, Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge and President of BAICE Following the physical dance introduction to the plenary session, Pauline provided a visual storytelling of comparative evidence of educational outcomes which brought us to today’s SDGs. She stressed […]

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Alice Albright opening plenary

Opening Plenary of UKFIET conference 2017 Part 2: Told in Tweets

The challenges of funding education to achieve SDG4 Alice Albright, Global Partnership for Education Globally we face a learning crisis… 130million children can barely read or write, even though they are attending primary school. Without immediate action, without education, people will not be equipped to work and thrive in the 21st century. Hundreds of millions […]

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