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Highlights from UKFIET September 2019 conference (Part 3 of 3): Emerging Issues from the conference theme

The 2019 UKFIET conference focused on Inclusive Education Systems: futures, fallacies and finance. The sessions explored issues through a number of themes: Future directions in inclusive education systems Problematizing inclusive systems Education financing for global equity and inclusion Education technology and data science for inclusive systems Education system actors: strengthening inclusive practice System responses to […]

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Highlights from UKFIET September 2019 conference (Part 1 of 3): Visual Summaries

Following the success of the UKFIET September 2019 conference, and the very active engagement of participants through social media, we compiled some visual highlights using photos taken from our Twitter feed. We hope this brings back some good memories for you – you may spot yourself or colleagues! This page features three sections of photos […]

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John Kazadi 4th grade teacher asking his students questions at the St. Louis Primary School in Kinshasa, Congo on May 21, 2013. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank.

What teacher shortage? It’s not just the scale but the nature of the challenge

This blog was written by Colin Bangay, Senior Education Adviser, DFID Sierra Leone and was originally published on the GEM Report blog on 31 October 2019. Most would agree that good teachers make all the difference. As recent research attests, ‘the most effective interventions to improve student learning rely on teachers’. The imperative to bring […]

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