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Conference Sub-theme – The Futures of Development Assistance

The Futures of Development Assistance is one of the Sub-themes at the UKFIET Conference in Oxford, organised by Kenneth King, Simon McGrath and Robert Palmer. Its 8 sessions run through most of the three days, and they raise many provocative issues: Such as: Where are we at setting the education and training agenda post-2015? What are […]

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Beyond Ideology: What works in non-state education?

As the international education community prepares new frameworks for achieving global education goals, it is critical that we first take a look around and observe emerging trends. One critical example is the proliferation of non-state education programs in developing countries over the past decade. Heated debate over the provision of education services by the state […]

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Back to the Future: The Evolution of DFID’s education programme – What have we learnt and where are we going?

DFID is putting much more emphasis on the development and use of evidence to underpin education policies and programmes. Examples include the Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s report on education in East Africa, DFID India’s review of ten years of support to India’s mass elementary education programme, and the strengthened focus on research and evaluation […]

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New donors in education: Russia’s contribution to Post-2015 Development

With stagnating aid flows the world needs support of new donors to development assistance in education. Expectations associated with new donors are high, but the question is whether new donors are really able to contribute effectively or are going to stay “forever emerging” (R. Sharma).  This UKFIET Conference round table aims to consider the challenges […]

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