Welcome to the website of Keith Lewin, who is Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex. He was formerly the Director of the DFID funded Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (CREATE) and was Director of the Centre for International Education at Sussex for 17 years. He was Founding Director of the Sussex International Masters programme in Education (1979). He holds degrees in Physics, Science Policy, and Development from Manchester and Sussex Universities and was the first graduate scholarship holder of the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex. He is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and a Chartered Physicist. He Chairs the Trustees of the UK Forum for International Education and Training.
Keith has worked extensively on education and development over the last 45 years. Alongised his academic career he has worked on assignments for most of the major bilateral and multilateral aid agencies and for many national governments in Africa and Asia. His main interest include educational planning and finance; aid to education; science education; assessment and teacher education. He has recently been working on sustainable educational development; system theory; educational indicators and targets; expanded access to secondary education in India, basic education in China, and aid to education for States in transition from low to middle income status.
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free downloadable content from recent events and activities under the Download tab.
NEW: Learning Matters and the World Development Report 2018
Blog for UKFIET and Education International
KeithLewin Blog WDR 2018 April 8th 2018
UKFIET Events involving Keith Lewin
Download: New Paper for Global Partnership for Education launched at UKFIET
The Educational Challenges of Transition – Global Partnership for Education KL 2017
Wednesday 0830-10.30 South School
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE): driving the Sustainable Development Agenda through a multi-stakeholder approach
» Karen Mundy (Global Partnership for Education), Raphaelle Martinez (Global Partnership for Education), Talia de Chaisemartin (Global Partnership for Education) Chair: Sharon Tao
Discussant: Keith M Lewin
Wednesday 13:30 – 15:00 East School
BAICE Question Time: Panel
Professor Keith Lewin, a past President of BAICE,
Professor Fazal Rizvi, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences
Professor Michele Schweisfurth, Chair of the Board of Trustees for UKFIET
Thursday 11:00 – 12:30 Room 6
Assessment and the SDGs
Presenter: Keith Lewin – (Centre for International Education, University of Sussex)
Thursday 13:30 – 15:00 Room 9
Bryony Hoskins (University of Roehampton), Ralph Carstens (IEA), Mario Piacentini (OECD), Manos Antoninis (Global Education Monitoring Report), Christophe Cornu – Discussant (UNESCO), Lanora Callahan (University of Roehampton),
Keith Lewin – Discussant (Centre for International Education, University of Sussex),
Silvia Montoya – Discussant (UNESCO UIS)
Two Decades of Basic Education in China
Educational Access, Equity, and Development: Planning to Make Rights Realties.
International Institute for Educational Planning 2015
Blog: GEMR and Better Aid Better Aid.
Blog Sustainable Development Sustainable Development
Keith Lewin’s research interests include:
* Access, Equity and Post 2015 Frameworks for Development
* The Political Economy of Education and Development
* Educational Planning and Finance
* Teacher Education
* Science Education Policy
* Privatisation and Public Goods
* Assessment and Evaluation
To read his publications (books, journal articles, monographs, papers, etc) please click here or go to the research tab above. Free downloads are available from the download tab above.