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Standards Framework for Teachers and School Leaders

Prepared by Muavia Gallie and James Keevy The Commonwealth Secretariat initiated a consultative and participatory process in 2011 to develop a broad pan-Commonwealth framework for professional standards for teachers and school leaders. The main purpose of the proposed standards framework is to guide countries in defining the basic requirements related to knowledge, pedagogical skills and

By |2020-12-01T16:08:25+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Commonwealth Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Learning in the Face of Adversity

The UNRWA Education Program for Palestine Refugees The Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) initiative is designed to help countries identify actionable priorities for strengthening education systems so that all children and youth can be equipped with knowledge and skills for life. Any education system is a complex network of providers and beneficiaries, institutions,

By |2020-12-03T15:21:55+00:00November 20th, 2020|Case Studies, Resources|0 Comments

Implementing Inclusive Education

A Commonwealth Guide to Implementing Article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 'In 2006, the United Nations advanced the development agenda by agreeing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). In 2007, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kampala, it was agreed

By |2020-11-18T14:04:10+00:00November 17th, 2020|Inclusive Education, Resources|0 Comments

Teachers and School Leaders Standards Framework

The Commonwealth Secretariat initiated a consultative and participatory process in 2011 to develop a broad pan-Commonwealth framework for professional standards for teachers and school leaders. The main purpose of the proposed standards framework is to guide countries in defining the basic requirements related to knowledge, pedagogical skills and personal attributes that teachers and school leaders

By |2020-11-23T11:39:20+00:00November 16th, 2020|Commonwealth Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Changing Patterns in Boys Education

The challenges that many boys face in realising their educational potential is increasingly being recognised as a major gender issue, not only in the education sphere, but also to social and economic development, and for achievement of the SDGs. In particular, there is concern regarding dropout rates among boys and low level of educational achievement.

By |2020-11-18T14:46:15+00:00November 16th, 2020|Gender Equality, Resources|0 Comments

Worldwide Educational Responses

To support the education community respond to COVID-19 challenges, the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM) is publishing 60 papers through 4 issues. These will share local responses in the education sector during the pandemic and provide information to assist educational leaders throughout this unprecedented time. Read the papers here: Volume one Volume

By |2020-11-23T11:38:03+00:00November 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Resources|0 Comments

Building Back Equal

Girls Back to School Guide With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting roughly 1 billion students worldwide, efforts need to be made to ensure that there are equal opportunities for children to learn despite the educational disruption. In response to this, Malala Fund, Plan International, UNESCO, UNGEI and UNICEF have launched the Building Back Equal: Girls Back to

By |2020-11-23T11:42:32+00:00November 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Gender Equality, Resources|0 Comments

Still Left Behind

Pathways to Inclusive Education for girls with disabilities Girls with disabilities are among the world's most marginalised groups of society. The aim of this research was to provide a synthesis of understanding of barriers to education for girls with disabilities and bring together evidence of effective or promising programme approaches that address these barriers. To

By |2020-11-23T11:44:29+00:00November 16th, 2020|Inclusive Education, Resources|0 Comments

Guidebook to Education in the Commonwealth

The Guidebook to Education in the Commonwealth is presented in two sections. The first section contains background information about the 31 countries that have submitted information about their education initiatives for inclusion in the guidebook. The second section of the publication provides reports on more than 60 education initiatives, with activity-specific, detailed information about: the

By |2020-11-23T15:28:05+00:00November 13th, 2020|Case Studies, Resources|0 Comments