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
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
Katherine Rose
Tuesday, 12 January, 2016
In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a public school funding system based primarily on local property tax revenues does not violate the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause nor does it... Read more
Basic Education For All - @BEFA_SA
Thursday, 3 December, 2015
On Tuesday 2 December 2015 a full bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered a beautiful, globally significant judgment. In essence it said that the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE) failure... Read more
Kate Paterson - @BEFA_SA
Thursday, 19 November, 2015
On 24 November 2015 the Department of Basic Education (“DBE”) will argue before the Supreme Court of Appeal that delivery of textbooks to each learner in South Africa for each of their subjects... Read more
Faranaaz Veriava - @BEFA_SA
Thursday, 12 November, 2015
South Africa’s education system is widely accepted to be in crisis. An alarming number of its children are functionally illiterate and innumerate. Many schools lack equipment, infrastructure and even... Read more
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Thursday, 21 May, 2015
The World Education Forum, one of the most important and decisive global meetings on education, is taking place in South Korea this week, 15 years after the first global framework of action on six '... Read more
Mabel Encinas
Monday, 30 March, 2015
The disappearance of 43 students of the rural Teacher Education School (Rural Normal School) in September 2014 in Ayotzinapa has deeply touched the heart of Mexican people. It has awaken global... Read more
Mireille de Koning - @mireilledko
Thursday, 16 October, 2014
On 5th October, 1966, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNESCO adopted the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. While not legally binding, the Recommendation provides a... Read more