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UNESCO Chair Nepal welcomes international team!

In October, UNESCO Chair colleagues in Nepal welcomed a team from UEA, Bahir Dar University Ethiopia and the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines: Anna Robinson-Pant, Sheila Aikman, PhD...

International Literacy Day 2018

Anna Robinson-Pant was invited to represent the UEA UNESCO Chair at an international conference on ‘Literacy and Skills Development’ at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on September 7 th . Anna...

#ALL4SocialChange PhD Webinar Series launched!

#ALL4SocialChange PhD Webinar Series launched!   We are delighted to share the call for presentations for a PhD webinar series on Adult Literacy and Learning (ALL) for...

UNESCO Chair Newsletter

The latest release of the UNESCO Chair Newsletter.  

UNESCO Chair Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony at Ain Shams University, Cairo

We are delighted to announce that the partnership agreement has been signed in Cairo at a ceremony held on June 25th 2018. Professor Mohamed Elshinawy, Advisor of the Minister for International...

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UNESCO Expert Meeting on Assessment

UEA Visiting Professor, Diana Coben, has been invited to an Expert Meeting at UNESCO's HQ in Paris on 'Expanded assessment frameworks' for UN Sustainable Development...

New policy paper on boys’ education

Dr. Catherine Jere’s  commissioned paper for the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report has just been published as a policy brief: ‘Achieving gender equality in education: don’t forget...

Edulution and digital literacy project

Dr Joanna Nair, Visiting Fellow in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, now works as Educational Advisor to two education providing organisations: ...

Professor Diana Coben joins UEA

Professor Diana Coben, PhD FRSA FHEA, joined the UEA School of Education and Lifelong Learning as a Visiting Professor on May 1st. 2018 and is looking forward to collaborating with the UNESCO...

Dr. Genet Gelana is awarded Fellowship

The British Association for Comparative and International Education (BAICE) has just announced that Dr. Genet Gelana, from UNESCO Chair partner, Bahir Dar University Department of Adult Education...

Gender Review launch in London

As UKFIET committee member, Catherine Jere helped organise the launch on March 8 th of the sixth Gender Review from UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report team. You can read...

International Conference in Nepal in October 2018

Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) is organizing the Second International Conference on Transformative Education Research and Sustainable Development (TERSD) on 5-8,...

Brian Street Memorial Lecture

On March 6th 2018, the Brian Street Memorial Lecture was hosted by the School of Education and Lifelong Learning and the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia. Brian...

UNESCO Chair  Workshops in Nepal, February 2018

Anna Robinson-Pant visited Nepal in February 2018, conducting training/research activities and meetings with UNESCO Chair colleagues at Kathmandu University (KU), Tribhuvan University (TU) and...

Women’s Literacy and Lancôme

Anna Robinson-Pant was interviewed for L’Oreal’s Monthly Digest, having advised Lancome last year on their campaign to support women’s literacy and empowerment. Lancome approached Anna as UNESCO...

News from UNESCO Chair Studentship Holder

Christopher Millora co-facilitated a whole day participatory learning session with about 20 young people in rural Leganes, Iloilo last January 20, 2018. The workshop was conducted in partnership...

Chair Visit to UNESCO Paris

The 25th anniversary of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs programme was marked by a celebration on 31st October in UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Along with 200 UNESCO Chairs from all over the world, Anna...

Participatory Approaches to Research workshops in Malawi

In November 2017, Catherine Jere spent two weeks at Chancellor College, University of Malawi, as part of a UEA staff mobility programme funded by ERASMUS + . During her time there – hosted by the...

Academic Writing Workshop and Symposium at Ain Shams University, Cairo

Anna Magyar and Anna Robinson-Pant ran a series of academic writing workshops in Ains Sham University, Cairo from 16th – 21st December. These were hosted by Dr Rasha Kamal and Dr. Ashour Amry, our...