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How are countries addressing the Covid-19 challenges in education? A snapshot of policy measures

This blog was written by Gwang-Chol Chang and Satoko Yano, UNESCO’s Section of Education Policy. It was originally published on the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report website on 24 March 2020. Close to 80% of the world’s student population – 1.3 billion children and youth – is affected by school closures in 138 countries. Taken […]

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Four ways to support neurodiversity in the classroom

This blog was written by Sparx, an education technology company reimagining the way maths is taught and learnt in schools. The Sparx programme has proven to help children improve their numeracy skills, increase their attainment in maths and nurture their confidence. Neurodiversity describes the inherent differences in the way our brains function and process information. […]

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Where are we at with Education Technology and Data Science?

The UKFIET 2019 conference had 6 themes relating to Inclusive Education Systems. Patrick Montjouridès, a PhD candidate with the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, was a convenor for the theme ‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’. ‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’ – the title set the tone […]

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‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’ – Interview with Kate Radford on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme co-convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’: Kate Radford, Programme Director – Can’t Wait to Learn, War Child Holland. Kate is co-convening this theme with Patrick Montjouridés, who has also given an interview on his thoughts and expectations for the theme. What […]

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