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Education for Inclusive Development

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Education is vital if the multiple goals of the sustainable development agenda are to be met. But achieving the SDGs will require transformational change at system level as well as in classrooms and other sites of learning. Our researchers are seeking to understand how innovations in pedagogy, technology and conceptions of language and culture can increase participation in learning. Our work embraces multiple contexts including civil society, educational institutions and business organisations.

Projects

TESS-India

Our research adopts a sociocultural approach to understand how the integrated participatory approach of TESS-India and its use of OER enables sustainable transformation in teacher education systems.

English as a Medium of Instruction in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries: Opportunities and Challenges in Ghana and India

The project's main aim is to improve policy and practice so that teaching and learning in primary schools is not compromised by taking place in a non-native language.