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School in Andhra Pradesh, India (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann).

A Learning Crisis or a Data Crisis? Rethinking Global Metrics

This blog was written by  Radhika Gorur, Associate Professor of Education at Deakin University, Australia, and a Director of the Laboratory for International Assessment Studies. The author will be making a presentation at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. With the focus of SDG4 on the quality of education, and on monitoring […]

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Schoolchildren at  Sengezane Primary school are seen in class in this Monday , September,9 , 2016 photo  in  Matebeland South  Province.Several families in the area are struggling  and have resorted to one meal a day. According to the Zimbabwean government  more than four millon Zimbabweans  will need food aid assistance following the El Nino enduced drought that struck the Southern African Nation.The government, UN agencies including  UNICEF and other donors are appealing for millions of dollars in emergence support to  assist stricken families.UNICEF Zimbabwe says its funding gap remains above US $19 million(Copyright/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/UNICEF)

SDG4: Where is our sense of urgency?

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Education and Youth at Unicef UK. In reading UNESCO’s new briefing Meeting Commitments: Are Countries on Track to Achieve SDG4?, I was struck by one sentence in particular. As the briefing draws to a close, it notes that ‘the generation that should finish […]

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Conflict and Crises

System responses to conflict and crises – Interview on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘System responses to conflict and crises’: Dr Tejendra Pherali, Associate Professor in Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University College London. What excites you about the theme of ‘system responses to conflict and crises’? Violent conflicts, natural disasters and refugee […]

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