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School in Andhra Pradesh, India (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann).

A Learning Crisis or a Data Crisis? Rethinking Global Metrics

This blog was written by  Radhika Gorur, Associate Professor of Education at Deakin University, Australia, and a Director of the Laboratory for International Assessment Studies. The author will be making a presentation at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. With the focus of SDG4 on the quality of education, and on monitoring […]

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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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How can we move education systems in a more inclusive direction?

Professor Kwame Akyeampong, Professor of International Education and Development at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the 2019 UKFIET Conference Committee, reflects on this year’s conference theme. I am excited about this year’s UKFIET conference theme: “Inclusive Education Systems: futures, fallacies and finance”  because of growing isolationism and movements towards more exclusive societies. Education, […]

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Students gather on the streets of Santiago to protest for free college education and improvements in primaries and high schools.  GEM Report/Hugo Infante

Anatomy of an #EduCrisis: Whose responsibility?

Summary of UKFIET discussion on World Development Report and Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report This blog was written by Dr Caine Rolleston, UCL Institute of Education, who moderated the event.   On 24th January 2018, UKFIET held a public event in London on the topic of responsibility for the ‘global learning crisis’, with presenters from the […]

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