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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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Why Does Play Matter?

This blog is written by Marie Adeyemi, Founder and Managing Director of Dream Networks about a workshop session which formed part of the recent Voices of the Next Generation: Shaping the Future of Education in Development conference in London on the 1st June 2017. On Thursday, a group of adults from varied professional backgrounds dived […]

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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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Recommendations of the Commonwealth Ministerial Working Group on the Post-2015 Development Framework for Education

Commonwealth Ministers of Education met in London in December 2012 and developed recommendations for post-2015 which are now feeding into the UN discussions and wider debates. They discussed the need to re-focus on learning without compromising efforts to secure 100% access; to align the EFA and education MDG frameworks; and to pay more attention to […]

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