Supporting Teachers

Supporting teachers so they can teach

This blog was written by Freda Wolfenden, Professor of Education and International Development at the Open University, and Chair of the Executive Committee for UKFIET. It was first published on the Education Commission website on 30 July 2018. Learning assistants are young women participating in a community-based pathway to become qualified teachers. Listening to Francis and […]

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Disability and Data: Need for Numbers and Narratives

By Nidhi Singal, 1st August 2018.  This blog was originally posted on the Washington Group website. At the Global Disability Summit, Ministers of Education and international donors such as DFID, UNICEF and the World Bank made commitments to collect data using questions developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics. This is something that needs to be celebrated. […]

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Raising the profile of inclusive education at the Global Disability Summit, July 2018

This blog was written by Jacqui Mattingly, Principal Education Adviser at Education Development Trust, and first published here on 2 August 2018. She has authored a trilogy of research reports looking at the right to education for children with disabilities in Rwanda, Madagascar and Comoros in support of an overall study of the situation across […]

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The role of parents and caregivers in lifewide learning

By Dr Amy Jo Dowd, Lauren Pisani, Caroline Dusabe and Holly Jane Howell from Save the Children. This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 14 June 2018. Parents and caregivers dominate opportunities to contribute to learning Children spend more time outside school than they do inside it. It is here that parents […]

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Voices of the Next Generation early career conference – Gaining motivation and insights for research on girls’ education in India

Written by Vandana Singh, PhD Researcher, Department of Education, University of Bath I first heard about the Voices of the Next Generation conference on 14th June 2018 through an email from UKFIET. My PhD supervisor, Dr Rita Chawla-Duggan, encouraged me to send an abstract to be one of the speakers at the conference and I […]

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