Young Lives at UKFIET 2017
UKFIET, The Education and Development Forum, provides a pro-active forum for universities, non-governmental organisations, consultancy groups and professional associations to share ideas, knowledge and expertise. The Forum’s diverse membership is engaged in research, training, teaching, and campaigning and serve as a significant advisory resource to policy makers and practitioners in government, development agencies and non-governmental organisations.
UKFIET’s 2017 conference focuses on Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development, and is taking place from 5 – 7 September at the University of Oxford.
Young Lives researchers will be presenting key findings from our recent education work throughout the conference – add our presentations to your conference schedule!
Tuesday 5 September 11:30 – 13:00 | Room 9
Beyond the basics: access and equity in the expansion of post-compulsory schooling in Vietnam
Caine Rolleston (UCL Institute of Education) and Padmini Iyer (University of Oxford)
Tuesday 5 September 16:00 – 17:30 | Room 9
Assessing learning motivations for sustainable development
Angela Little (UCL Institute of Education)
Wednesday 6 September 11:00 – 12:30 | Room 15
‘Positive deviants’ in the classroom: developing measures of teacher attitudes, instructional environments and professional knowledge for use in Ethiopia, India and Vietnam
Rhiannon Moore and Jack Rossiter (University of Oxford)
Do we count and plan for teachers in secondary schools?
Renu Singh (Young Lives India)
Thursday 7 September 11:00 – 12:30 | Room 10
Scaling-up Early Learning in Ethiopia: The Potential of 'O-Class' for Equitable Development
Jack Rossiter and Martin Woodhead (University of Oxford)
Thursday 7 September 13:30 – 15:00 | Room 10
Problem solving and critical thinking skills: assessing performance among 15 year olds in India and Vietnam
Padmini Iyer (University of Oxford) & Caine Rolleston (UCL Institute of Education)
Functional English skills in Ethiopia, India and Vietnam: a cross-country comparison of English ability and use among 15 year olds
Rhiannon Moore (University of Oxford), Gayatri Vaidya (Educational Initiatives) & Bridget Azubuike (University of Oxford)
Longitudinal evidence for the digital divide in Peru
Santiago Cueto, Juan León & Claudia Felipe (GRADE)