2017 Conference Title

An opportunity to meet and check we have been heading in the right direction

Simon McGrath reflects on the Conference theme and what we might expect in September. Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development This year’s UKFIET Conference takes place two years after the agreement on the Sustainable Development Goals. We are now at a moment where there is a push both to raise the levels of international funding […]

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Michele Schweisfurth introducing the meeting.

The Scottish Resource in Education and Development

UKFIET, together with the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at the School of Education, University of Glasgow, organised a meeting on the 27th of April 2017 to bring together ‘the Scottish resource in Education and Development’. Present were members of relevant Scottish and UK government departments, academics based at Scottish universities, Scotland-based NGOs working […]

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#TeachersMatter! Celebrating teachers worldwide at the Global Education and Skills Forum

Pauline Rose reviews the recent Forum in Dubai On 18 and 19 March 2017, together with around 1,500 people from around the world, I attended the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. The Forum provided an exciting platform to celebrate the importance of teachers around the world. Organised by the Varkey Foundation, it was […]

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