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Ellen Chigwanda GEC

UKFIET 2019: Opportunities and insights for CARE’s GEC projects

This blog was written by Ellen Chigwanda, Advocacy Advisor for Education with CARE USA, using CARE’s global programming evidence on girls’ education to multiply the impact of this work through learning exchange platforms and working with government partners. Prior to holding this position, Ellen was the Project Manager for CARE under IGATE – a Girls’ […]

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Ruth Naylor

Getting more female teachers into rural schools: lessons from Malawi to Sierra Leone via UKFIET

By Ruth Naylor, Senior International Consultant with Education Development Trust, and Vice-Chair of the UKFIET 2019 Conference. In the closing panel at this year’s 2019 UKFIET conference, Colin Bangay, Senior Education Advisor for DFID in Sierra Leone, described an innovative approach to bringing young women from rural communities into teaching. I smiled… because I knew […]

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Beyond numbers: achieving gender equality in education #DontIgnoreHer

This blog was written by Catherine M. Jere, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, in response to the launch of the GEM Gender Report on 5th July 2019. The latest in the series of Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Gender Reports was launched at the G7 France – UNESCO International Conference on Friday, 5th […]

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Tackling gender norms offers hope for girls’ education in low- and middle-income countries

This blog was written by Dr Catherine Jere, Lecturer in Education and International Development at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia, and member of the UKFIET Executive Committee. It was originally posted on the Advancing Learning and Innovation in Gender Norms (ALiGN) website on 13th March 2019. A new ALIGN policy brief, […]

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