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REAL Centre Conference – Celebrating the work of Professor Christopher Colclough

The REAL Centre one day conference on 9th March celebrates the work of Professor Christopher Colclough. The event will be opened by Sir Richard Jolly, Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.
When Mar 09, 2018
from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Where Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
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REAL CentreThe one day conference will focus on the seminal work of Professor Christopher Colclough and continuing his legacy.

Developments on key themes of Professor Colclough's work will be discussed, including:

  • States or Markets in International Development Debates
  • Gender and Primary Schooling in Africa
  • Global Monitoring of Education Goals
  • Educational Outcomes and Poverty

9.00-9.30 Registration (Tea and coffee on arrival)
Opening keynote address: 
Sir Richard Jolly, Institute of Development Studies
Chair: Pauline Rose, University of Cambridge
10.00-11.15 Panel 1: States or markets in international development debates
  • Jim Manor, Institute of Commonwealth Studies
  • Stephany Griffiths Jones, Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University
  • Monazza Aslam, University of Oxford
Moderator: Raphie Kaplinsky, University of Sussex
11.15-11.30 Tea and coffee
11.30-12.45 Panel 2: Global monitoring of education goals
  • Steve Packer, Associate Consultant for Oxford Policy Management
  • Pauline Rose, University of Cambridge
Moderator: Jude Fransman, Open University
12.45-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.15 Panel 3: Gender and education in Africa: 20 years on
  • Esme Kadzamira, Centre for Educational Research and Training, Malawi
  • Mercy Tembon, World Bank
  • Pauline Rose, University of Cambridge
Moderator: Lucy Lake, Camfed
15.15-15.30 Tea and coffee
15.30-16.45 Panel 4: From RECOUP to TEACh
  • Anuradha De, Cord, India
  • Rabea Malik, IDEAS, Pakistan
  • Nidhi Singal, University of Cambridge
Moderator: Roger Jeffery, University of Edinburgh
16.45-17.00 Closing remarks
Madeleine Arnot, University of Cambridge
17.00-19.00 Drinks reception


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