The Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals Framework: Student Voices
Friday 7 June, 2013
University of Sussex
Postgraduate students were invited to take part in this conference that aims to raise student awareness of and participation in the debate on envisioning a post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) framework. The conference aimed to engage postgraduate researchers in communicating their views on current progress on the MDGs in relation to education.
Thirty two participants from six universities participated in the day conference, a synthesis of which will appear in the Special Issue of the Compare Forum on the post-2015 education and development agenda, to be released in December 2013.
The conference was jointly organized by BAICE and UKFIET, and was hosted by the University of Sussex Centre for International Education.
- Welcome and Introductions to BAICE & UKFIET: BAICE Student Representatives, Sajjad Alhawsawi and Helen Hannah; UKFIET Conference Convenor, Terra Sprague
- Welcome from Conference Host, University of Sussex Centre for International Education: Professor Mairead Dunne
- Keynote Address, Education and the post-2015 development agenda: overview of the process, priorities and goals: Dr Yusuf Sayed, University of Sussex
- Millennium Development Goals’ Perverse Effects: Bridging the Gender Gap in Education in Mozambique: Francesca Salvi, University of Sussex. Followed by Presentation Q&A
- Languages for Educational Quality and Equity in the Post-2015 Agenda: Recent Developments for Minority Language Communities in Thailand: Katherine Dooley, University of Sussex. Followed by Presentation Q&A
- Measuring the immeasurable? Developing goals and indicators for the enactment of sustainability-related values in education: Gemma Burford, University of Brighton. Followed by Presentation Q&A
- Workshop part 1 Workshop part 2: A perspective on the post-2015 education agenda: Professor Keith Lewin, University of Sussex
- Closing Remarks: Dr Yusuf Sayed, University of Sussex
- Conference Acknowledgements Closing