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Education Access, Quality and Outcomes in Low and Middle income Countries conference - The “scandal” of low educational outcomes and ways to overcome them.
Article by Guy Collender of the London International Development Centre and Martina Vojtkova of 3ie.
Alfred Ampah-Mensah, has been appointed 'Coordinator' for the Leadership for Learning (LfL) Programme in Ghana, a collaborative programme between the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE) of the University of Cambridge, UK and the Ghana Education Service (GES). LfL is intended to build the capacity of basic school headteachers in Ghana in order to improve the quality of education provided.
The Kigali Institute of Education (KIE), a partner in the EdQual group, has conducted its final dissemination event presenting findings and points of interest from the project that has dealt primarily with the introduction and use of ICT as a teaching tool.
EdQual to present at ‘Education Access, Quality and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries’ conference in November 2010
The conference will present the findings from the work of three DfID Education Research Programme Consortia (RPCs), EdQual, RECOUP and CREATE, with the aim of helping to inform the future direction of policy in the area of education and development.
EdQual representative to present research findings at seminar at the Marang Centre, South Africa, October 2010.
EdQual researcher Hamsa Venkat along with Corin Mathews and Jacques du Plessis will present their paper “Examples and non-examples for teaching patterns – Findings from the EdQual study on primary mathematics teaching” to the inaugural research seminar at the Marang centre in Johanesburg, South Africa. The seminar coincides with the fifth birthday of the centre and looks at the presentation and progression of teaching ‘pattern’ as a topic in African primary schools.
EdQual representatives to present at seminar at Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Zanzibar, Tanzania. September 2010
The seminar, featuring EdQual institutional co-ordinator Angeline Barrett, will bring together researchers, education experts, planners and development partners to debate the implications for policy and practice of recent research findings on school quality in Zanzibar.
Dr. George K.T. Oduro, University of Cape Coast, will convene this event to share and discuss findings from across the three DFID-funded RPCs (EdQual, RECOUP, CREATE). With respect to EdQual research the focus will be on findings from the Leadership & Management and Language & Literacy projects. The event will bring together officials from the Ministry of Education, Sports & Science, Ghana Education Services, academics, teacher trainers and practitioner action researchers, who have participated in EdQual research.
EdQual institutional co-ordinator Evariste Karangwa will convene an event to share and discuss findings from EdQual’s research in Rwanda through the Use of ICTs and Curriculum Change project. The event, taking place on 24-25th September, will bring together education planners from the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, representatives of organisations supporting the distribution of ICTs to Rwandan schools, academics, teacher trainers and and teachers, including action researchers within EdQual’s projects.
Dr. Hillary Dachi, EdQual institutional co-ordinator for Tanzania will convene this event to share and discuss findings from EdQual’s research in Tanzania through the Language & Literacy and Leadership & Management projects. The event will bring together education planners from the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, representatives of NGOs working in education, academics, district education officers, teacher trainers and teachers, including action researchers within EdQual’s projects.
EdQual representatives participating in British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) conference September 2010
EdQual representatives Angeline Barrett, Jolly Rubagiza, Leon Tikly and Dorothy Phumbwe will be presenting on a variety of topics at the conference set to take place at the University of East Anglia, Norwich 10-12 September 2010.