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One of the largest national learning assessments in the world? India’s National Achievement Survey

This article was written by Rhiannon Moore, education researcher with the Young Lives study and PhD student at the University of Bristol, and was recently published on the  UNESCO Learning Portal  On November 13, 2017, the Indian National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducted the latest round of its National Achievement Survey (NAS), […]

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A spotlight on teacher performance

By John Martin, Technical Director at Cambridge Education. This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 12 July 2018. Despite significant investments going into improving the performance of teachers, evidence suggests there is a crisis in both teaching and learning. Why have we (governments, development partners, stakeholders, ‘experts’) got it so wrong? And […]

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Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2018

Innovating Education in Africa Expo: Call for submissions extended to 15 July

Meeting Continental Targets for Inclusive, Quality and Transformative Education and Training in the 21st Century, 27-29th September 2018, Dakar, Senegal Background The African Union Commission is working with several partner agencies across Africa to organise the ‘Innovating Education in Africa Expo’ to showcase technical and social innovations in every area of education and training. The […]

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Don’t forget the boys: challenging gender norms to achieve gender equality in education

This blog was written by Catherine M Jere, school of International Development, University of East Anglia, and member of the UKFIET Executive Committee Despite tremendous progress in enrolment over the last 15 years, current estimates indicate that, globally, close to 265 million children and youth are out of school. Half of these – approximately 133 […]

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Conference Sub-theme – Values & Conceptualizations in Education and Development Research

This sub-theme seeks to identify the research paradigms – and the values underlying them – that have prevailed in the field of education and development research over the last 15 years, and to consider which research paradigms, conceptualizations of the field, values and ethical approaches might best serve the field beyond 2015. UKFIET Conference Preview […]

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