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Upcoming Events 


CIE Book Launch: Achieving Equitable Education: Missing Education Data and the SDG 4 Data Regime (Thematic Chapters) 

18 March, 4:30-6:30pm  

Attenborough Centre, University of Sussex / Zoom 

Join us for the launch of the thematic chapters of Marcos Delprato's new co-edited book Achieving Equitable Education: Missing Education Data and the SDG 4 Data Regime (Open Access).
There will be refreshments available prior to the event and a drinks reception with nibbles to follow. Please register here so we have an idea of numbers!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

CIE Research Cafés

Decolonisation within international development education; the aspirations, realities, and practices of an international NGO

with Kelly Worwood (Plan International UK)

7 March, 5-6:30pm

EH19, Essex House, University of Sussex (Campus Map) / Zoom 

Dr Kelly Worwood B.A (Hons.), PGCE, MA, PhD, specialises in gender, race and socio-economic marginalisation in education policy and practice, completing her PhD in Education and Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. At Goldsmiths as Associate Senior Lecturer she taught across the field of social justice and equity in education. Prior to this Kelly was an educational strategist, programmer, policy maker, researcher and funder within the charitable sector. She is currently the Technical Advisor in Education at Plan International UK, where she leads on the delivery of the organisations international development education strategy, programme design, evaluation and research.


COVID and digital transformation - history of global organisations’ visions for the future of education

with Choah Park (UCL) 

21 March, 5-6:30pm 

EH19, Essex House, University of Sussex (Campus Map) / Zoom 

Full details and registration here!


Parents in education: Holistic and indigenous perspectives around schooling and learning in Northcentral Nigeria

with Bukola Oyinloye (York) 

25 April, 5-6:30pm 

EH19, Essex House, University of Sussex (Campus Map) / Zoom 

Full details and registration here! 


The Culture Trap: Ethnic Expectations and Unequal Schooling for Black Youth

with Derron Wallace (Brandeis University, MA) 

2 May, 5-6:30pm 

EH19, Essex House, University of Sussex (Campus MapZoom 

Full details and registration here! 

BAICE Conference September 2024: Call for papers now open

This year's British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) Conference will take place in September, on the University of Sussex campus, and will be hosted by CIE

From BAICE: 

"We warmly welcome the submission of abstracts for the BAICE 2024 conference. The conference will be held at the University of Sussex between Tuesday 3rd and Thursday 5th September. The conference theme is ‘Transgression and transformation: (re)bordering education in times of conflict & crises'. There are five sub-themes focusing on different aspects of this."

Deadline: 5pm (UK time) Monday 18 March, 2024

Please find further details on how to apply on the BAICE website: BAICE 2024 Call for Papers


CIE Annual Report 2022/23

image of CIE's annual report front cover - features a woman teaching a toddler how to write     Check out our latest annual report: CIE Annual Report: 2022/23 [PDF 2.90MB]