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Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality

CEID SEMINAR SERIES – 2017/18 – SEMINAR 1 Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality Book Launch and Discussion October 26th 2017, 5.30-7pm, UCL Institute of Education, Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL   Speakers Professor Elaine Unterhalter, UCL Institute of Education Dr Amy North, UCL Institute of Education   The Centre for […]

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Teachers, canals, and a friend remembered: Reflections from UKFIET 2017

This blog was originally posted on the Center for Education Innovations blog on 25 September 2017. Re-posted with permission. Oxford in September, for what must be my eighth UKFIET conference, and each time I’ve been progressively more at home with the debates and less awed by the presentations.  But on Tuesday evening I stood in a room […]

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A girl and her father inspiring and educating the world!

Closing speaker from UKFIET conference 2017: Told through Tweets Malala Yousafzai, student, Nobel Laureate and co-founder of the Malala Fund Our very special guest, Malala, closed the conference. Malala emphasised that girls can change their communities. The Taliban realised this and because of this, banned education for girls. There is a need to empower local […]

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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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