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Children in their classroom in El Renacimiento school, in Villa Nueva, Guatemala. Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank

Achieving equitable quality education post-2015: Indicators to measure progress towards learning and equity

Key messages from a roundtable discussion in London, 17 November 2014 This summary was submitted by Pauline Rose, Ed Barnett, Rob Whitby, Steve Packer and Susan Nicolai.   A roundtable discussion co-hosted by DFID, University of Cambridge, ODI and UKFIET* brought together technical experts to identify recommendations for indicators to track learning and equity post-2015. […]

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Agizo, 10, attends NRC’s Education programme at a primary school in Masisi, for children displaced by conflict, in Masisi, North Kivu, DRC.
Copyright: Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children

25 years on – redressing ‘crisis-blind’ approaches to children’s right to education

20th November 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It is a time to look back and celebrate advances in children’s rights over the past quarter of a century. But it is also a time to take stock and recognise the continuing challenges facing children in […]

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The Suzzallo Library, Seattle, Washington.  Photo by Wonderlane.

Is higher education just a product for the wealthy?

Reflecting on the recent Higher Education and International Development Forum, Susy Ndaruhutse and Charley Nussey (CfBT Education Trust) ask whether higher education has something more to offer – or if it’s just a product for the wealthy. At end of October, The Education and Development Forum (UKFIET) sponsored a Forum on Higher Education and International […]

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