Conference Sub-themes announced

There are six sub-themes for the Conference Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development. Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: re-thinking the curriculum Pedagogies for Sustainable Development Enabling Teachers Developing Capabilities for Sustainable Livelihoods Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development See more about the sub-themes and consider submitting an abstract for presentation […]

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Enabling Teachers- Interview with Sharon Tao sub-theme co-convenor

Interview with Sharon Tao, co-convenor for sub-theme on Enabling Teachers   What excites you about this theme? There are many interesting topics and areas to explore regarding sustainable development and teachers, however I am particularly looking forward to stimulating reflection and action regarding the sustainability of professional development programmes for teachers. In my research and […]

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Interview on sub-theme: Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development

Interview with Rhiannon Moore Co- convenor for sub-theme on Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development What excites you about this sub-theme? Following the media storm around the PISA and TIMSS results which came out in late 2016, I’m particularly excited to see submissions for this theme which look at the opportunities and challenges of […]

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What does the UK Aid Strategy mean for education and development?

The UK Government has released a new aid strategy. That is, a government-wide strategy for aid, not a DFID strategy. The potential advantages and disadvantages of this have been raised elsewhere, as has the stress on “the national interest” throughout the document (see and However, here the focus is on what it means […]

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Philanthropic and religious schools: what we know – and don’t know – about their impact in developing countries

Authors Joseph Wales, Dr. Monazza Aslam, Sébastien Hine, Dr. Shenila Rawal, Leni Wild, Professor Richard Batley, Dr. Laura Day Ashley, Claire Mcloughlin, Susan Nicolai and Professor Pauline Rose While much of the international debate on non-state education has focused on the expansion of low fee private schools, less policy attention has been paid to other […]

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