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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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Basic Education Coalition’s Recommendations for Post-2015

A significant opportunity for accelerating progress towards poverty reduction and human well-being will be lost if the post-2015 development agenda does not retain robust sectoral goals which improve upon the current Millennium Development Goals (MDG). At the Basic Education Coalition, we have put forth our recommendations for a Post-2015 education framework and we hope the […]

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Are Girls overtaking Boys in Education?

According to UNESCO’s 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR), the world has achieved gender parity in enrolment at both primary and secondary levels.  Gender disparities remain at the country level, but the number of countries where boys outnumber girls in secondary school is now balanced by the number where girls are in the […]

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