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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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Creating an inclusive school environment: displaced populations

This blog was based on the introduction by Psyche Kennett to the new British Council book ‘Creating an Inclusive School Environment’. The blog was written by Deborah Bullock, Freelance ELT consultant, writer and editor, and highlights some key activities taking place around the world to address inclusion when working with displaced populations. Why a focus […]

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Relational systems of inclusion and exclusion: a cross-scalar analysis of educational access and participation in India

By Caroline Dyer, Nisha Thomas, Suraj Jacob, Rahul Mukhopadyay and Arathi Sriprakash. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. In this blog we present the conceptual underpinnings of our research project, Researching Accountability in the Indian System of Education (RAISE). Based on an ongoing mixed […]

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Increasing integration or furthering fragmentation? The inclusion of Syrian refugees in the Lebanese public education system

This blog was written by Jo Kelcey and Samira Chatila, Centre for Lebanese Studies, Lebanese American University. For the 2019 UKFIET conference, 17 individuals, including Samira, were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece about their research or experience. How […]

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Nafisa Baboo talks about Inclusive Education ‘Lost in Translation’ – Summary of UKFIET 2019 Opening Plenary Told in Tweets

Nafisa Baboo was our second keynote speaker in the opening plenary for the UKFIET 2019 conference. She is the Director on Inclusive Education for Light for the World, an international disability and development organisation (using the guiding principle of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, as well as the UN SDGs) […]

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