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Legacies and lessons from Bangladesh’s Primary Education Development Programmes (PEDPs)

This blog was written by Chowdhury Mufad Ahmed, Senior Education Adviser, UNICEF Bangladesh, and Mike Douse, independent International Education/TVET Adviser. The authors will making a presentation entitled ‘Increasingly Inclusive: Bangladesh’s Four Primary Education Development Programmes’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The numbers of children involved, and the amount of funds […]

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The role of parents and caregivers in lifewide learning

By Dr Amy Jo Dowd, Lauren Pisani, Caroline Dusabe and Holly Jane Howell from Save the Children. This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 14 June 2018. Parents and caregivers dominate opportunities to contribute to learning Children spend more time outside school than they do inside it. It is here that parents […]

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A rising tide of access: What consequences for inclusive learning and sustainable development in Ethiopia?

This post is based on a paper presented at the UKFIET 2017 conference  by Tassew Woldehanna, Pauline Rose and Caine Rolleston. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals, including Tassew, 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 […]

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Transforming girls’ education: how do we advance measurements of ‘success’?

The burgeoning discourse on girls’ education in a post-Millennium Development Goal world emphasises rights and quality as fundamental factors to supersede a focus so far on access.  Education programmes that concentrated on increasing girls’ enrolment in primary school have had significant success: the 2012 UN MDG Report announced global gender parity in primary school enrolment. […]

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