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21st Century Skills: Upskilling for an Uncertain Future?

This blog was written by Dr Caine Rolleston, Senior Lecturer in education and international development at the University College London Institute of Education (UCL-IOE), and member of the UKFIET Executive Committee. The need for education systems to better orient themselves towards a fast-changing labour market and social world has, it would appear, never been more […]

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MODELS OF LITERACY LEARNING: purpose, function and communicative practice

This is the title of BALID’s conference on Thursday, 17th May 2018, kindly hosted by SOAS, London, UK. It will focus on issues of literacy learning in multilingual communities. Our panellists are Professor Leketi Makalela and Professor Friederike Lüpke. Further details will be available in the coming weeks. All are welcome, whether students, NGO workers or academics. […]

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Women, literacy and health in Nepal: an alternative approach for sustainable livelihoods

This blog was written by Sushan Acharya, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals 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 experience. Research in the area of women, literacy and health has been […]

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