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Oxford Canal

Teachers, canals, and a friend remembered: Reflections from UKFIET 2017

This blog was originally posted on the Center for Education Innovations blog on 25 September 2017. Re-posted with permission. Oxford in September, for what must be my eighth UKFIET conference, and each time I’ve been progressively more at home with the debates and less awed by the presentations.  But on Tuesday evening I stood in a room […]

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(A teacher and pupils in South Africa / Alison Buckler)

Understanding teachers’ working experiences

Capturing data on teachers as professionals, learners and change-makers in low resource contexts Rhiannon Moore (University of Oxford), Alison Buckler (The Open University), Eric Addae-Kyeremeh (The Open University), Renu Singh (Young Lives, India), Jack Rossiter (University of Oxford), Chris High (Linnaeus University) When we picture a school, many of us will see a teacher, standing […]

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#TeachersMatter! Celebrating teachers worldwide at the Global Education and Skills Forum

Pauline Rose reviews the recent Forum in Dubai On 18 and 19 March 2017, together with around 1,500 people from around the world, I attended the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. The Forum provided an exciting platform to celebrate the importance of teachers around the world. Organised by the Varkey Foundation, it was […]

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Unknown children in Equador -

Enabling Teachers – Interview with Nalini Boodhoo

Interview with Nalini Boodhoo, co-convenor for sub-theme on Enabling Teachers So much is always expected of teachers – no matter where around the globe. However, the context in which teachers are educated and in which they work in low-income countries often makes it more challenging to ensure the best possible cognitive outcomes for students than […]

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From Literacy to Literacies?

Around the world, Literacy is regarded as an indisputable public good, central to all educational initiatives. As the 2006 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report on ‘Literacy for Life’ emphasised: ‘Literacy is more than a single goal: it is at the heart of the EFA endeavour’ (p 24). Here in the UK, politicians and employers are always […]

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