Linda Oduor-Noah
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018
This post was originally published on the World Education Blog on May 16, 2018Bridge International Academies (Bridge) is a multinational, for-profit chain of low cost private schools that entered the... Read more
113 NGO and civil society organisations
Monday, 23 April, 2018
This post was originally posted in Norrag's website. After over two years of research and engagement, 88 organisations published an open letter on the 1st March 2018 calling on the 24 known investors... Read more
Pallavi Mohan & Sanjana Srikumar - @Vidhi_India
Thursday, 8 March, 2018
‘In the field of public education, the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.'In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court made the above... Read more
Phoebe Shambaugh and Sarah French
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
On 5 February 2018, at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, academics and representatives from states, civil society organisations, UN offices, human rights treaty bodies, and the private sector gathered... Read more
Right to education campaign
Global Education Monitoring Report - @GEMReport
Monday, 11 December, 2017
Although the majority of countries recognise the right to education through international and national law, the fulfilment of the right to education is far from being a reality. This is why we have... Read more
6 July 2018
The UN Human Rights Council – the top global human rights body – adopted on 5 July 2018 a resolution emphasising with unprecedented consensus the urgent need to better regulate private education... Read more
4 July 2018
On July 3 2018, RTE’s Director, Delphine Dorsi, participated in a side event of the Human Rights Council called 'Privatisation, civil society schools and human rights', organised by the Permanent... Read more
29 June 2018
A drafting committee of the Human Rights Guiding Principles on private schools, composed of ten human rights experts, was recently constituted and met for the first time in Geneva on 11 June 2018.... Read more
29 June 2018
The Right to Education Initiative (RTE), together with the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR) and UNESCO, submitted a joint written contribution to the consultation... Read more
7 June 2018
*Press release*(Nairobi/Washington, DC, 7 June 2018). Right to Education Initiative, together with Global Initiative for ESCR, Hakijami, Results, Kenya Human Rights Commission, the Global Campaign... Read more