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More than the sum of its parts: Internationally-comparable citizen-led assessments to ensure no child is left behind

This blog was written by Professor Pauline Rose, Director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. From local and national to internationally-comparable data on learning Since the advent of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there has been a heated debate on how to track […]

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The role of interactive radio instruction in the coronavirus (COVID-19) education response

This article was written by Chris McBurnie, Country Engagement Consultant for the EdTech Hub, and posted on the EdTech Hub website on 23 April 2020 as part of their coronavirus (COVID-19) and EdTech series. Every week that passes we see the number of classrooms closed due to COVID-19 increase. During these unprecedented times, the Hub’s […]

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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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