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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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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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