La société civile francophone se mobilise contre la marchandisation de l’éducation dans le monde

Communiqué de presse

Paris, 9 Mars 2016

A l’occasion de la Semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie, une coalition d’organisations francophones de la société civile[1] se mobilise contre la marchandisation de l’éducation, le 15 mars 2016, au siège de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).

Job opportunity: RTE is hiring a part-time administration and finance officer

The Right to Education Initiative (RTE) is looking for a part-time administration and finance officer to support the team’s work in the implementation of RTE’s strategic plan.
The administration and finance office will be responsible for the management and operation of RTE’s financial, administrative and other office systems and policies, and for the development of new needed policies and procedures.
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Newly adopted UN resolution shows growing consensus to improve regulation of education in accordance with human rights law

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 providers in order to address the negative impacts of the commercialisation of education, and to do so following human rights principles.

RTE participated in a side event on the privatisation of education at the Human Rights Council in Geneva

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 Mission of Portugal at the United Nations and OIDEL. Ms. Dorsi presented the development of human rights guiding principles on states’ obligations regarding private actors in education, giving examples related to civil society schools.