Upcoming at UKFIET 2019

The education and development forum, UKFIET, will host its biennial international conference in Oxford from 17-19 September. Education Development Trust has a long association with the conference.

Ruth Naylor, Principal International Consultant at Education Development Trust is currently Vice Chair at UKFIET and set out her expectations for the event, with its theme of inclusive education, on the conference blog

Education Development Trust will be chairing and delivering symposia, papers and quickfire talks throughout the conference. Here’s a selection of what we’ll be discussing; 


Helen West and Hassan Ahmed will join peers to share findings from their paper ‘Strengthening inclusive education systems through inclusive research practice: the case of Ethiopia, and Zoe James will be sharing her findings around ‘The language of instruction and inclusive learning in Ethiopia’. 


Chantal Uwiragiye, Anders Lonnqvist, Joy Griffiths and Jean Mugiraneza will be discussing our achievements in improving outcomes in English and mathematics through our Building Learning Foundations programme in ‘From the foundations up: learning for all in Rwanda’.  
Susy Ndaruhutse will be chairing ‘What opportunities lie ahead to strengthen disability-inclusive education’ as part of the inclusive education initiative. 
Colin Penfold, Helen West, Emma Gibbs and Astrid Fieldsend will be discussing ‘Monitoring teaching quality to improve education for all’. 
Our Deputy Regional Director for Sub-saharan Africa, Mark Rotich will be talking about our Girls’ Education Challenge work in Kenya in ‘All tech, no action? It’s not the complexity of the tech, it’s what you do with the data that counts’. 

Quick-fire talks 

Serena Rossignoli and Donvan Amenya will be talking about ‘Teacher collaborative learning: what district coaches need to know about effective communities of practice’.  
Emma Gibbs will be discussing ‘Lessons about building system capacity development and scaling teacher development: findings for a ‘learning partner’ evaluation in Delhi’.  
Helen West and Hassan Ahmed will be joining peers to discuss ‘Emerging findings from a multi-country study exploring the effective management of teachers in refugee contexts’.  
Serena Rossignoli and Mark Rotich will be talking about ‘Improving education for girls through teacher coaching: Girls’ Education Challenge, Kenya’. 

Find the full programme here