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New research addresses global teaching crisis

This blog was written by Elizabeth Tofaris, University of Cambridge, on behalf of the the Impact Initiative for international development research. The Impact Initiative seeks to connect policymakers and practitioners with the world-class social science research supported by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership, maximising the uptake and impact of research from: (i) the Joint Fund for […]

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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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Supporting teachers so they can teach

This blog was written by Freda Wolfenden, Professor of Education and International Development at the Open University, and Chair of the Executive Committee for UKFIET. It was first published on the Education Commission website on 30 July 2018. Learning assistants are young women participating in a community-based pathway to become qualified teachers. Listening to Francis and […]

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Who teaches refugees?

This blog was written by Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior International Adviser, and Lina Aghajanian, Project Manager, from Education Development Trust. It was originally published on the Education Development Trust website on 23 March 2018 and is reposted here with permission. Lina heads up our work on the ground in both Lebanon and Jordan to improve […]

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Educating teachers as researchers in Japan, Malawi and Thailand

This blog was written by Foster Gondwe, Instructor in the School of Education at Chancellor College, University of Malawi. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals 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 experience. Foster is a Master […]

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