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Opening Plenary of UKFIET conference 2017: Told in Tweets

Redefining new humanism for achieving education for sustainable development Crain Soudien, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa Crain’s keynote in the opening plenary reflected on the significance of important shifts that have taken place in the broad field of the humanities in the last 20 years on understandings of development. He is particularly interested in […]

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Who is responsible for ensuring gender equality in education?

This blog was originally posted on World Education Blog on 14 September 2017. Re-posted with permission. Problems require solutions, which requires knowing who is responsible for fixing them, and having clear steps to address the issue. This is the meaning of accountability. A longstanding issue like gender inequality, therefore, is one for which accountability is clearly […]

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Enabling learners to connect what they are learning with the ‘real world’ is vital for sustainable development

THEMATIC HIGHLIGHTS Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: re-thinking the curriculum Summary of thematic strand from UKFIET conference, September 2017 Thematic convenors: Clare Bentall, Institute of Education UCL and Paul Vare, University of Gloucestershire Surely nobody still believes that transferring a curriculum wholesale from one setting to another is a sensible approach. Certainly the presentations in this […]

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Conference Bursary Fund

The Forum has been offering bursaries providing assistance with conference attendance since 2005 using generous contributions made initially to the Jeremy Greenland bursary fund and more recently from its own reserves and generous contributions from friends.  To date, almost £50,000 has been provided to recipients from across the globe, all have contributed to the conference […]

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Conference App

The conference app has many benefits, downloading the app to your mobile phone or tablet will enable you to: Build a personalised conference schedule, and get session reminders Connect with other delegates Engage with social media Access the latest conference news and information View speaker profiles Add comments and photos Find your way around the […]

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