A teacher works with a hearing impaired student at the Association for the Welfare and Rehabilitation of Deaf and Dumb. The Social Fund for Development supports the center by providing teacher training and equipment.

How can learning be assessed in systems that aim to be inclusive?

This blog was written by Angela Little, Professor Emerita at the University College London Institute of Education and UKFIET Trustee. Angela will be presenting at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The United Nations advanced 17 global goals for ‘sustainable development’ in 2015 (SDGs). These were accompanied by 169 Targets and 304 […]

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Is payment for performance a sound policy approach for education systems? A theme for debate at the UKFIET Conference in September 2019

This blog was written by Dr Ricardo Sabates from the Faculty of Education and member of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge. Ricardo is also co-convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘Future directions in inclusive education systems’. Payment for performance is increasingly a popular proposal aimed […]

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Turning Global Disability Summit promises into reality

This Opinion Piece was written by Professor Nidhi Singal and Anderson Gitonga and also published on the Impact Initiative website on 23 July 2019. A year ago, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), together with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya, hosted the first ever Global Disability Summit in London. Big […]

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Schoolchildren at  Sengezane Primary school are seen in class in this Monday , September,9 , 2016 photo  in  Matebeland South  Province.Several families in the area are struggling  and have resorted to one meal a day. According to the Zimbabwean government  more than four millon Zimbabweans  will need food aid assistance following the El Nino enduced drought that struck the Southern African Nation.The government, UN agencies including  UNICEF and other donors are appealing for millions of dollars in emergence support to  assist stricken families.UNICEF Zimbabwe says its funding gap remains above US $19 million(Copyright/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/UNICEF)

SDG4: Where is our sense of urgency?

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Education and Youth at Unicef UK. In reading UNESCO’s new briefing Meeting Commitments: Are Countries on Track to Achieve SDG4?, I was struck by one sentence in particular. As the briefing draws to a close, it notes that ‘the generation that should finish […]

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#ALL4SocialChange PhD webinar series – a growing platform

This blog was written by Hélène Binesse and Christopher Millora, PhD candidates at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Here, they reflect on the journey of the #ALL4SocialChange initiative, which began as an informal conversation during a study break in our PhD room at UEA. In December 2018, we launched the #ALL4SocialChange webinar series, a […]

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