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‘Education system actors: strengthening inclusive practice’ – Interview on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘Education system actors: strengthening inclusive practice’: Lizzi Milligan, Senior Lecturer in Education and International Development, University of Bath. What excites you about the theme of ‘education system actors: strengthening inclusive practices’? There can be a tendency when looking at education systems to focus […]

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Why do internally displaced people get overlooked?

Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior international consultant with Education Development Trust, laments the lack of data on Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Fresh from UKFIET’s Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference on 3rd October 2018, she considers the symbiotic relationship this has with policy and the public perceptions of refugees and IDPs.   I felt extremely […]

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Highlights from London launch of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on migration and displacement: Building bridges, not walls

UKFIET, along with BAICE, hosted the London launch event of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report on Tuesday 20th November. This tied in with other launch events happening globally on the same day (e.g. Berlin, Bangkok and Nairobi), and up to 60 events happening over the next month (including in Scotland). The main focus […]

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A spotlight on teacher performance

By John Martin, Technical Director at Cambridge Education. This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 12 July 2018. Despite significant investments going into improving the performance of teachers, evidence suggests there is a crisis in both teaching and learning. Why have we (governments, development partners, stakeholders, ‘experts’) got it so wrong? And […]

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Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2018

Innovating Education in Africa Expo: Call for submissions extended to 15 July

Meeting Continental Targets for Inclusive, Quality and Transformative Education and Training in the 21st Century, 27-29th September 2018, Dakar, Senegal Background The African Union Commission is working with several partner agencies across Africa to organise the ‘Innovating Education in Africa Expo’ to showcase technical and social innovations in every area of education and training. The […]

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