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How can secondary education support young people in sub-Saharan Africa to acquire the skills needed to find a job?

This blog was written by Dimitri Stoelinga, Managing Partner at Laterite, to share his reflections on the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. This blog was originally published on the Laterite website on 3 October 2019. Enrolment in secondary education is rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa, but it’s not yet living up to […]

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A teacher works with a hearing impaired student at the Association for the Welfare and Rehabilitation of Deaf and Dumb. The Social Fund for Development supports the center by providing teacher training and equipment.

How can learning be assessed in systems that aim to be inclusive?

This blog was written by Angela Little, Professor Emerita at the University College London Institute of Education and UKFIET Trustee. Angela will be presenting at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The United Nations advanced 17 global goals for ‘sustainable development’ in 2015 (SDGs). These were accompanied by 169 Targets and 304 […]

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Understanding the politics of the learning crisis: Lant Pritchett reflects on new book

This blog was written by Professor Lant Pritchett, Professor of the Practice of International Development at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, USA, and RISE Research Director at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. This blog was originally published on the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre website on 7th […]

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The Art of School Inspections

This blog written by Tal Rafaeli was originally posted on the Education Development Trust website on 5 September 2018. School inspection: for too many schools in Sub-Saharan Africa inspections call to mind a burdensome box-ticking exercise. But, done well, school inspection is an art which has the potential to transform teaching and learning. The question is […]

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