GEM report, UNESCO, education, right to education
David Archer - @DavidArcherAA
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
The new Global Education Monitoring Report is ground-breaking in placing accountability at the centre of its attention. As the report notes, the concept of accountability was shockingly absent from... Read more
the impact of privatisation of education and public services on human rights
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Recently the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published its much-awaited new General Comment 24 – an authoritative interpretation of international human rights law – on ‘... Read more
A low cost private school in Islamabad, Pakistan
Nida Mushtaq - @nedo9011
Thursday, 13 July, 2017
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (‘the Committee’) expressed its concerns on the issue of privatisation of education in Pakistan as the state underwent its first ever review... Read more
Faranaaz Veriava - @SECTION27news
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017
On the 15 February 2017, a partnership of civil society organisations that have been involved in rights-based struggles for access to a quality basic education will launch a Basic Education Rights... Read more
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Tuesday, 5 July, 2016
The announcement at the beginning of the year by the Ministry of Education of Liberia of its intention to outsource the management of all its pre-primary and primary schools to private providers has... Read more
Nida Mushtaq - @nedo182
Monday, 27 June, 2016
Pakistan’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Child, which it ratified in 1990, was recently reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of Child. The State party was represented by an... Read more
Maria Ron Balsera - @RTEInitiative
Thursday, 23 June, 2016
Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is an umbrella term that refers to the arrangement between a government and one or more private actors to provide a service, in this case, education. This arrangement... Read more
Delphine Dorsi - @RTEproject
Thursday, 23 June, 2016
Non-State actors’ involvement in education has increased in many parts of the world over the past three decades, and private education is being promoted and explored by some education stakeholders as... Read more
Erica Murphy - @RTEProject
Friday, 29 April, 2016
On 11 April, 2016 the Right to Education Project launched the Right to Education Monitoring Guide (‘Guide’) and Right to Education Indicators Selection Tool (‘Tool’) at the UCL Institute of Education... Read more
Maria Ron-Balsera - @RTEProject
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
The ‘Tax, Privatisation and the Right to Education: Influencing education financing policy’ is a multi-country project that seeks to ensure that all children have improved access to public education... Read more

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