The purpose of the BAICE Archive is to provide a repository of key association documents and information since its establishment in 1997.

A BAICE paper archive is also maintained for the association at the Newsam Library and Archive, Institute of Education, University of London.  These materials are viewable by appointment, arranged with the IoE archivist.

We would like to share an update with the international and comparative education community about the registration fees for the BAICE 2022 conference. We acknowledge that these are higher than they have been in previous years, and we would like to explain this. First, BAICE is a non-profit organisation, and the BAICE conference is a non-profit event. This means that
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The British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) seeks to appoint an editor for Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. Expression of interest are invited from suitable candidates. BAICE BAICE is an association which promotes research, teaching, policy and development in all aspects of international and comparative education. BAICE is the British affiliate of the World Council
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This special issue of the Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education (PTHE) journal aims to contribute to the knowledge and understanding about the complexities, paradoxes, tensions, and possibilities of designing decolonial futures in higher education.
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Compare is a leading journal of international and comparative education, publishing eight issues a year of high quality articles on diverse issues of educational policy and practice around the world. It is the official journal of the British Association of International and Comparative Education (BAICE), which works to support activities of research, teaching and collaboration in the field. In order
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Compare is seeking to appoint four new members to join its Editorial Board (EB) and invites applications from interested scholars who have relevant expertise in the field of international and comparative education.  The EB meets three times during the year, is chaired by the Chair of BAICE and acts in an advisory capacity for Compare’s editorial team, currently Catherine Montgomery,
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The Ibali Network is a collective of researchers from the UK, Nigeria and South Africa. The research is focusing on the commonalities and differences of how inclusion and exclusion are experienced across education systems in these three countries.
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Dr Tejendra Pherali, BAICE Chair and Dr Alison Buckler, BAICE Vice-Chair Neither of us can remember a BAICE conference or AGM where Professor Bown was not present. Despite being in her late 80s when we joined the BAICE Executive Committee, she was relentlessly interested in and involved in the work of the Association. She commanded attention when she spoke –
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The British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) Student Committee warmly welcomes your submissions to our 2022 Early Career conference, 'Potential and challenges in education in today’s world'. The conference will take place as a virtual event on the 29th January 2022. We invite submissions from postgraduate students, researchers and practitioners engaged with education research. The deadline for submission
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The Centre for Qualitative Research (CQR) at University of Bath is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the Seventh Annual Qualitative Research Symposium (QRS). The main theme of the symposium is Researcher Vulnerability.
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Are you an undergraduate or postgraduate student studying CIE as a degree or a part of a degree in the UK or elsewhere in the world? We would be interested in hearing from you about your experiences of undertaking this course or your understanding about studying CIE during the pandemic and other global emergencies/uncertainties.
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The BAICE AGM was held at New College, Oxford on 16th September. Many thanks to all the members, who joined us. Changes to the BAICE Exec We thanked the BAICE officers, who give their time voluntarily to the association. Special thanks go to outgoing officers. Michael Crossley and Terra Sprague have turned the web into a hub for our communications
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9 September 2012, Churchill College, Cambridge Present: Sajjadllah Alhawsawi (SA), Madeleine Arnot (MA), Brendan Bartram (BB), Michael Crossley (MC), Caroline Dyer (CD - incoming chair), Paul Lynch (PL), Malcolm Mercer (MM), Lizzi Milligan (LM), Tanja Mueller (TM), Nitya Rao (NR), Yusuf Sayed (YS), Michele Schweisfurth (MS- outgoing chair), Robin Sheilds (RS), Nidhi Singal (NS), Terra Sprague (TS)  - and BAICE
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11 September 2010, University of East Anglia Present: Dr Lore Arthur [Outgoing Chair], Dr Michele Schweisfurth (Incoming Chair) and members as listed in the Minute file.
  1. Apologies:  As listed in the Minute file 
  2. Minutes of the 2009 AGM:  These were approved.
  3. Matters arising:
The BAICE Constitution will be uploaded to the BAICE website in due course.  There
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26 September 2009, University of Oxford Present: Dr Lore Arthur [Chair] and members as listed in the Minute file. 1.      Apologies:  As listed in the Minute file 2.      Minutes of the 2008 AGM:  Approved. 3.      Matters arising: The proposed changes to the Constitution had been debated fully at last year's AGM and at the Oxford Conference 2007.   Further
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3 September 2008, University of Glasgow Present:  Professor Rosalind Pritchard [Chair], Dr Lore Arthur (Chair elect) and members as listed in the Minute file  1.  Apologies:  As listed in the Minute file  2. Minutes of the 2007 AGM:  Approved with the proviso of a minor amendment to item 3 in order to modify the statement.  3.  Matters arising:  There have
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BAICE is pleased to announce that the Student Prize for a paper presented at the 2014 BAICE Conference has been awarded to Yun You for her paper, "Imagining high-performing education systems: East Asia as a source of policy referencing in England" . Yun You is a PhD student at the Institute of Education, University College of London, awarded with Centenary
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BAICE is pleased to announce that the Student Prize for a paper presented at the 2013 UKFIET Conference has been awarded to Bronwen Magrath for her paper, 'Information Politics and Transnational Activism in the Education for All Movement'. Bronwen obtained her PhD from the University of Toronto in November 2013.  She completed a collaborative doctorate in Comparative, International and Development
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BAICE is pleased to announce that the Student Prize for a paper presented at the BAICE conference  at Cambridge in 2012 has been awarded to Lizzi Milligan for her paper, 'Using Participatory Insider Techniques in Cross-cultural Educational Research in Kenyan Secondary Schools'. Lizzi is a PhD student at the University of Bristol on ESRC scholarship. She is an active member
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The Student Prize for a paper presented at the 2011 UKFIET Conference in Oxford is Sharon Tao, from the Institute of Education, London for her paper 'Utilising the Capability Approach to investigate issues of Teacher Performance and Governance in Tanzania.'
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BAICE is happy to announce that the STUDENT PRIZE for a paper presented at the BAICE conference East Anglia  2010, was won by Catherine (Kate) Jere for her paper: "Improving access and retention of vulnerable children in high HIV prevalence communities of Malawi: the potential of open, distance and flexible learning (ODFL)" Catherine is currently a PhD candidate with the
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BAICE is happy to announce that the Student Prize for a paper presented at the BAICE conference Glasgow, 2008, was won by Arathi Sriprakash for her paper: "Joyful learning in rural Indian Primary Schools: An analysis of social control in the context of child-centred discourses" Arathi is a PhD student at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge who comes
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ASPBAE (Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education) and the Centre for Lifelong Learning, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (CLL-TISS), in collaboration with BAICE/ Compare and with support from UNGEI (United Nations Girls Education Initiative) are offering a writing for publication programme for researchers in the field of educational research. The programme consists of a workshop, to be held at the Tata
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From time to time, contributions to the Compare Forum will be made available on a new page of the BAICE website. The new page 'Compare Forum Contributions' can be found by navigating to the the Compare menu drop down list. The contributions on this page are Author Original Manuscripts, that is, originally submitted material prior to peer review, and will
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Apply by this Friday, 29 November Compare/BAICE are offering a writing for publication programme for researchers in the field of educational research. The programme consists of a workshop, to be held at Addis Ababa University on January 27-28 2014. During the workshop, you will work on key features of academic journal articles, look at submitted and revised papers and have
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Compare is delighted to announce a new sponsorship for attendance at the forthcoming Writers' Workshop (9th September 2013 Oxford, in advance of the UKFIET Conference). UNGEI (United Nations Girls Education Initiative) has offered to sponsor two places, for women researchers working on gender and education issues in the global South. UNGEI will support travel and other costs (up to a
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Post-2015 Education and Development Agenda - Deadline 30 June 2013 A Special Edition of the Compare Forum is planned for the last edition of this year (43:6) focusing on the Post 2015 education and development agenda. This Special Edition will be compiled by Yusuf Sayed and Terra Sprague together with UNICEF and UNESCO as the co-leads for the education Post
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September 9th 2013, 10 am until 4pm Do you want to publish your research in an academic journal? Have you had your work rejected and wonder why? Compare/BAICE are offering a writing for publication programme for those in the field of educational research. The programme consists of an all day workshop, to be held in Oxford on September 9th 2013,
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With special permission from Taylor and Francis, the 40th Special Anniversary Issue of Compare, the official journal of BAICE, is now available on our website. All articles from the Anniversary Issue, originally published in December 2010, are now freely and openly available for download in the Compare section of the Archive.
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Would you like help publishing your work in academic journals?  Sign up for the 2012 BAICE/Compare Writers Workshop.  The programme consists of a half day workshop, to be held at Churchill College Cambridge on Saturday September 8th, 9.30-12.30, immediately preceding the BAICE 2012 conference. This writing for publication programme offered by Compare/BAICE is for those in the field of educational
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12 September 2011 New College, University of Oxford Immediately before the 11th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development
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Over the past five years, Compare has developed a programme to support new writers to the journal, with the purpose of breaking down the barriers that scholars in developing countries often encounter when trying to publish in international journals. Funded by the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE), the programme has run on a yearly basis, consisting of
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Are you passionate about representing your fellow students? Do you feel you have a contribution to make to international and comparative education? Then, we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a new BAICE Student Representative who will join the BAICE Executive Committee in December 2021 until December 2023, to work alongside our current Student Representative, Emma
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BAICE Student Representatives are inviting students to submit an entry for the BAICE blog or/and a paper for an upcoming roundtable discussing researching with marginalised groups and decolonising methodologies. Call for Papers Papers will be presented at the BAICE Students Roundtable session in June 2021 (date TBC) Each presentation will be 10 – 15 minutes long. If you would like
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Each year BAICE runs an essay competition open to all doctoral students who presented at either the BAICE or UKFIET conference. As you may know we had to cancel BAICE 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, instead of cancelling this year’s essay competition we are opening it up to a wider cohort of potential applicants. Therefore, BAICE invites all
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Are you passionate about representing your fellow students? Do you feel you have a contribution to make to international and comparative education? Then, we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a new BAICE Student Representative who will join the BAICE Executive Committee in December 2020 until December 2022, to work alongside our current Student Representative, Dorothy
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Are you passionate about representing your fellow students? Do you feel you have a contribution to make to international and comparative education? Then we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a new BAICE Student Representative to start November 2018 until November 2020, to work alongside our current Student Representative, Alice Aldinucci. The commitment involves attending three
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Student researchers using data from a huge international programme of household education surveys are being invited to share their findings to win a place at a conference in Pakistan. The People’s Action for Learning (PAL) Network has teamed up with the REAL Centre at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge, to launch the 2019 Student Paper Competition in recognition of the
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If you are a BAICE Student Member and have given a paper at the BAICE Conference in Nottingham in September 2016, you are invited to submit your paper for the BAICE student prize.  Deadline is midnight on Sunday 24th January, 2016
  • The prize of £500 is for a paper presented by a student member at the BAICE Conference (12-14
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BAICE are delighted to announce that Jing Kun Bai, Sayaka Hashimoto and Nozomi Sakata, all from the Institute of Education, UCL, have each been awarded a £2500 contribution towards their doctoral fieldwork expenses in the inaugural round of the BAICE Student Travel Bursary Scheme. Their proposals described well-organised, realistically costed studies with clear objectives and research questions and a clear
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Event organisers of an Advanced Doctoral Workshop invite BAICE Student Members to attend 'Participatory Research Approaches in Global Contexts' on Friday 26 June.  Find full details on our events page and the Workshop Homepage.
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BAICE welcomes Arif Naveed to the position of BAICE Student Representative! Arif is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge. His doctoral research explores the role that education plays in disrupting the intergenerational transmission of poverty in rural Pakistan and contributes to social mobility. Contact:  Arif takes over from Helen Hannah who has completed her PhD at the Queens University Belfast.
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September 2013 I am very pleased to report on an excellent year for our Association and a wide range of activities. BAICE continues to maintain a very robust financial status. As Malcolm Mercer, our Treasurer, will report, we have a current balance of over £100,000 and have this year recorded an income of nearly £25000 more than last year. We
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September 2012 Warm greetings to all members, longstanding, new and prospective.  This has been an exceptionally busy and productive year for BAICE, and I would like here to mention a few highlights and to point to some future initiatives and possibilities, most of which will be picked up in more detail during the meeting. BAICE Executive Committee:  The BAICE Executive
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September 2011 Welcome to all members, old, new and prospective.  We have a busy agenda for this year's AGM but I would like here to mention a few highlights from this past year and to point to some future initiatives. The year that was Day-to-day BAICE:  The BAICE Executive Committee has met three times since the last Annual General Meeting,
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September 2010 Dear BAICE members I am delighted to report that BAICE continues to thrive – despite current uncertainties across the higher education sector in the UK and elsewhere. We have been able to increase our membership and our finances are in a healthy position. As an Association we have been very active, offering support to a number of
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September 2009 Dear BAICE member, This has been a good and very busy year for the Society, despite a slight decrease in membership, possibly due to the current economic climate. However, BAICE has a very strong and highly committed Executive Committee - as you can see from the number of increased activities undertaken this year. Furthermore, the journal COMPARE is
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16th August 2007 Dear BAICE Members, I am writing to greet you and to give you a report at the end of the year 2006-2007 which is the first of my two-year term of office as Chairperson of the BAICE executive. We can report the following. 1. We have revised the Constitution which had not been done since 2002. The
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Membership Mailing, 2004 Dear BAICE Member I am delighted, once again, to be writing to all members of BAICE with this annual mailing.  The last year has seen the world-wide resurgence of interest in our field reflected in numerous ways through BAICE.  These include a variety of substantial publications by members;  BAICE participation in UKFIET (United Kingdom Forum for International
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  The Global Targeting of Education and Skill: Policy History and Comparative Perspectives Kenneth King, BAICE [1] Emeritus Professor, University of Edinburgh;and NORRAG Draft of 30th September 2015 BAICE Presidential Address given at the UKFIET 13th International Conference, Oxford Introduction As we look at the 33 lines of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) for Education with its seven Targets and
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BAICE President, Prof. Kenneth King, will be talking about education, learning and the new Sustainable Development Goals in his Presidential Address at the UKFIET Confernce, titled "The Global Targeting of Education and Skill: Policy History and Comparative Perspective'.  All conference participants are warmly welcome to listen the address onWednesday 16th September, 4 pm in the South School, Examinations Schools, Oxford. Abstract
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On 11 September 2013, Professor Elaine Unterhalter gave the BAICE Presidential Address at the 12th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development: Education and Development Post-2015: Reflecting, Reviewing and Re-visioning at the University of Oxford, UK The text of Professor Unterhalter's Address, Walking backwards into the future:  A comparative perspective on education and the post 2015 framework, can be found
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Wednesday 11 September, UKFIET Conference, University of Oxford Exam Schools Walking backwards into the future: A comparative perspective on education and the post 2015 development framework ABSTRACT: Good education is central to many contemporary visions for a post 2015 framework, given prominence in popular consultation and official policy pronouncements. This places considerable responsibility on our network of academics and practitioners
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Every two years, BAICE holds its annual conference within the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development.  Here's what's in store for 2013:  Monday, 9 September, 2013 Compare Writers' Workshop New College, 10:00 - 4:00 Wednesday 11 September, 2013 BAICE Presidential Address by Professor Elaine Unterhalter Main Conference Venue, Oxford University Exam Schools, 4:00 - 5:30 BAICE AGM New College,
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Every two years, the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) holds its annual conference within the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development. 11th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development Global Challenges for Education: Economics, Environment &Emergency 13-15 September 2011 University of Oxford, UK This year, BAICE was pleased to offer discounts of £30 to members attending
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Every two years, the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) holds its annual conference within the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development. 10th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development Politics, Policies and Progress 15-17 September 2009 New College, University of Oxford, UK BAICE AGM, Wednesday 16 September BAICE Presidential Address given by Robin Alexander, University of
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Every two years, the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) holds its annual conference within the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development. 9th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development Going for Growth? School, Community, Economy, Nation 11-13 September 2007 University of Oxford, UK BAICE Presidential Address was given by Professor Julia Preece, University of Glasgow Context
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Every two years, the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) holds its annual conference within the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development. 8th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development Learning and Livelihood Oxford, UK 13-15 September 2005 BAICE Presidential Address given by Prof. Christopher Colclough, University of Cambridge
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The 2016 BAICE Conference will be 12-14 September 2016 at the University of Nottingham. The Conference theme will be 'Achieving and Sustaining Quality Learning'.
  • How can diverse stakeholders work together to improve the quality of learning?
  • What impact do global agendas have, positively or negatively, on practices within education systems and in the classroom?
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Wednesday is BAICE day at the UKFIET 2015 in Oxford, 15-17th September. Support BAICE by turning up to these events: 4pm, South School Prof. Kenneth King will be delivering the BAICE presidential address, titled "The Global Targeting of Education and Skilll: Policy History and Comparative Perspective". Annual General Meeting, 6-7 pm in New College, Lecture Room. Wine and nibbles will be served.  If you want BAICE to do more for you,
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BAICE partnered with The Forum to host the Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report launch on June 10, 2015 at University College London, Institute of Education. Our Executive Committee Chair, Caroline Dyer, hosted a session of interesting debate and Angeline Barrett, Executive Committee Member, participated in the panel discussion. The full recorded proceedings can be viewed by visiting the
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The final seminar of the BAICE Thematic Forum on Education, Disability and Development will be held on Thursday 16th July 2015 at University of Cambridge. Titled, "Forming alliances in disability and development", this seminar will be draw on presentations from Dr Tom Shakespeare, Dr Maria Kett and Dr Elena Schmidt Director. Please see the poster for more details. BAICE Thematic
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The 2015 EFA GMR Report Education for All 2000-2015 Achievements and Challenges was launched in New Delhi on 9 April. A UK launch event will be held in London at University College London on Wednesday 10 June from 13:00 to 16:00. The event is being hosted by UKFIET and BAICE. Aaron Benavot, the Director of the GMR Team based in
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The 2014 BAICE Conference Programme has been published and can be downloaded below. The Programme shares the schedule, conference information and high level description about each of the parrallel sessions. If you have not yet registered for the Conference, please do so by visiting the Bath University Store as registration will soon close.
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The 2014 BAICE Conference Committee announces the draft conference programme. Althought it is provisional and subject to change, it gives participants expected timings for the Conference. We hope this information will be helpful when you make your plans to attend the Conference. The programme is inclusive of 8 September to 10 September with registration openning on 7 September. BAICE 2014
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The Education, Disability and Development BAICE Thematic Forum announces its next seminar: "Education for social justice: framing an agenda for disability research and action in the Global South" To be held on 6th (Friday) June 2014 at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Our three keynote presenters
  • Professor Pauline Rose, Chair in International Education and Development, University of
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On Monday, 24 February, the BAICE Thematic Forum on Revisiting Insider-Outsider Perspectives in International and Comparative Education held its third event in the form of a day conference and book publication workshop at the University of Bristol, hosted by the Research Centre for International and Comparative Studies. This was a successful and well attended event in two parts, which followed
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The BAICE Thematic Forum (BTF) Revisiting Insider/Outsider Perspectives in International and Comparative Education announces a Day Conference and Book Publication Workshop in conjunction with the Research Centre for International and Comparative Studies (ICS), University of Bristol. Day Conference and Book Publication Workshop Monday 24th February 2014 Room 410, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol 35 Berkeley Square, Bristol, BS8
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Ms. Malini Ghose, Founder member of Nirantar, India. Malini Ghose has worked in the fields of literacy, education and women's rights for over 20 years, in various capacities – as a grassroots practitioner, trainer, curriculum developer, researcher and advocate. She has provided technical assistance to government and NGO
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Dr. M. Ehsanur Rahman, Executive Director, Dhaka Ahsania Mission. Ehsanur is currently the Executive Director of Dhaka Ahsania Mission and chairperson of the Coalition for Urban Poor, the network of CSOs working with urban poor in Bangladesh. He has been active in the education sector for about three decades.
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Ms. Mari Yasunaga, Programme Specialist, Section for Youth, Literacy and Skills Development, UNESCO, Paris. Mari is a Programme Specialist, currently working in the Section for Youth, Literacy and Skills Development in the Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems of the UNESCO Education Sector. Within UNESCO, she has
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Dr. Jan Eldred, Senior Research Fellow, National Institute for Adult and Continuing Education (NIACE). Jan has scores of years of interest in adult literacy in both the UK and in international development. She has been a literacy tutor organiser, FE officer and Head of Faculty for Community Education
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Prof. Anna Robinson-Pant, Professor of Education, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. Anna is a Professor of Education at and is shortly to be appointed UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation at the University of East Anglia. She has worked as teacher trainer, planner
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Dr. Sushan Acharya, Associate Professor, Central Department of Education, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. ​Sushan is an Associate Professor at the Central Department of Education Tribhuvan University (TU), Kirtipur. Sushan has undertaken a number of researches, evaluation, reviews and consultancy projects in the field of education (both formal and non-formal) particularly with focus
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Ms. Cecilia (Thea) V. Soriano, Programmes and Operations Coordinator, Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education. Cecilia (Thea) works as Programmes and Operations Coordinator of ASPBAE and she is based in Manila. She assists education coalitions in India, Nepal and Indonesia in their education research, policy
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Welcome to the BAICE e-forum, again! Today's discussions are facilitated by Dr. Rafat Nabi, Director of Education, Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan. Rafat works with the Aga Khan Foundation in Afghanistan as Director of Education. She is an educational development professional with over 30 years of extensive field and research based experience. The projects she has been involved in include
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Welcome to the BAICE e-Forum on research, policy and practice in women's literacy! The e-Forum is a virtual space where interested organisations and individuals can interact, network and exchange ideas around adult literacy issues in the global south/developing countries. This is one of the Bridging the Gap activities sponsored by the British Association for International and Comparative Education and organised
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This BAICE Thematic Forum has been put together by Dr Lizzi Milligan (University of Bath), Professor Qing Gu &Professor Simon McGrath (University of Nottingham), Professor Michael Crossley &Professor Leon Tikly (University of Bristol) and Dr Nidhi Singal (University of Cambridge). The ethics of working in cross-cultural contexts is at the heart of the work that international and comparative educational (ICE)
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