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When structural marginalisation meets armed conflict: Pygmies’ exclusion from education in the DR Congo

By Gauthier Marchais and Sweta Gupta from the Institute of Development Studies, and Cyril Brandt from the Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Does it help to have a relative who is a public official, or a […]

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Youth in post-conflict areas: the role of international cooperation in education

This blog was written by Ana Carolina Rodrigues-Vasse. Ana works at the University of Groningen where she teaches, researches and contributes with external projects on international development, agriculture and popular education in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. For the 2019 UKFIET conference, 17 individuals, including Ana, were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate […]

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Stopping the War on Children

This blog was written by Kevin Watkins, Chief Executive of Save the Children UK, as the organisation celebrates its 100 years and launches the Stop the War on Children campaign. It was originally posted on the Project Syndicate website on 14 May 2019. Around 420 million children are currently living in conflict-affected countries – more […]

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System responses to conflict and crises – Interview on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘System responses to conflict and crises’: Dr Tejendra Pherali, Associate Professor in Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University College London. What excites you about the theme of ‘system responses to conflict and crises’? Violent conflicts, natural disasters and refugee […]

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Gender and Inclusion in Education in Emergencies. Tension and confrontation: just as we hoped

Sharon Tao, Senior Education and Gender Adviser at Cambridge Education, reflects on the success of UKFIET’s recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference, in particular the thematic strand of Gender and Inclusion. Even if nobody stuck to the script… When we got together to organise the UKFIET Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference […]

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