Focus on

Education

Education is recognised as a key enabler of global economic well-being. The pandemic has had a profound effect on a generation of young people. UK based organisations are world leaders across every facet of education. The BEI Education Working Group brings together representatives across the full range of services that support the recovery of education systems globally.
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What we do for our members in Education

Understand
Understand the strategies and programmes being developed and deployed by overseas government ministries, multilateral agencies, bilateral funders and foundations.
Connect
Provide a platform to engage with decision makers, public and private sector partners and both existing and new sources of funding.
Amplify
Showcase the capabilities of individual members, demonstrate thought leadership and create opportunities to share the collective experience and insight of UK based organisations.
Education Working Group’s Positioning Paper

Recover Learning, Rebuild Education

Solutions to the Covid-19 Education crisis: a view from UK-based specialist education providers.

Third Edition

Where teachers and schools were given sufficient additional support to deliver alternative forms of assessment, systems were better able to mediate the impacts of closures.

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A brand new ‘Introduction to Teaching Online’ programme was designed, providing staff with practical digital tools, approaches and techniques via synchronous and asynchronous activities.

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Tetra Tech conducted two studies, looking at how projects around the world supported marginalised girls and teachers while schools were closed, and how this affected girls’ education.

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This programme in Kenya provides a great example of community-based learning, which can be a key mechanism to mitigate critical equity issues raised by Covid-19.

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Distance learning is having a significant pedagogical impact, and practitioners and students need guidance, professional communities and support to respond and benefit from these changes.

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During the pandemic there is an increased risk of violence towards children when isolated at home, leading to an increased need for safeguarding interventions.

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Working with our members

BEI Working Group:

Education

  • Within the membership of BEI there are a number of organisations who provide education services. These members are part of the BEI Education Working Group, which aims to incubate collaborative approaches and facilitate information sharing.
  • Our members offer a wide range of expertise, knowledge and products designed to bring the best of UK-based expertise in teaching and learning, support services, content creation, consultancy, training and capacity building to the international market.
  • Through the BEI Education Working Group, we facilitate high value Education events to help members engage with external stakeholders such as government bodies and multilateral institutions and showcase UK expertise and innovative solutions.
Connecting with In-Country Policy Makers
The Working Group is now engaged in following up directly with in-country ministries of education across the world. The aim is to understand their strategies and showcase specific capabilities that are proven to help address their challenges.
Focus on Girls’ Education
In line with the UK’s global focus on the key issue of Girls’ Education, this special Working Group stream supports engagement around the key issues and actions that can help improve access and engagement in education for girls and women.
Focus on Skills
Future economic well-being is dependent upon developing the practical and relevant skills for the 21st century. This is a unifying issue across all countries and sectors supported by BEI. The Working Group will be addressing this important challenge over the coming year.
Get in touch with our Programme Director
Alexandra Barnes
Education

Working Group Members