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Hidassie School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 2013.
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Reflections on DFID’s new Education Policy

By Don Taylor, UKFIET Executive Committee DFID has just released a new Education Policy paper, entitled Get Children Learning. It sets out DFID’s current priorities in education and its vision for change in the future. It is a hugely ambitious agenda, full of good intentions and ‘we will ….’ commitments. In seeking to tackle the […]

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Back to the Future: The Evolution of DFID’s education programme – What have we learnt and where are we going?

DFID is putting much more emphasis on the development and use of evidence to underpin education policies and programmes. Examples include the Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s report on education in East Africa, DFID India’s review of ten years of support to India’s mass elementary education programme, and the strengthened focus on research and evaluation […]

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DFID Discussion Slides on Education Post-2015

In the context of the challenges faced by education in the existing MDGs (learning, equity, level of schooling etc), what should the content, shape and structure of an education goal, set of indicators and targets be post-2015? This presentation has been put together to facilitate a focused discussion across the UKFIET Community of Practice and […]

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Education to Fight its Corner for 2015 and Beyond

Two thousand and fifteen approaches. Across multilateral and bilateral agencies, in foundations and research institutions, work is underway to develop new post-2015 frameworks and targets  Will the MDGs be re-shaped and reworked to complete unfinished business? Will poverty reduction continue to provide the focus for global action? Or will sustainable development, human development or economic […]

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