Low-Fee Private Schools, the State, and Globalization: A Market Analysis within the Political Sociology of Education and Development

This study investigates the emergence and supply-demand dynamics of a market for low-fee private schools (LFPS) at the level of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in a slum of Lusaka, Zambia. Based on data collection over 1.5 years, the study reveals that, despite a government policy to support ECE, over 90 per cent of ECCE centres are private; that school operators tend to be former teachers, businessmen/women, and religious leaders; and that LFPSs charge, on average, 2.5 times as much as government ECCE centres for tuition, not including additional indirect costs.

Déclaration de Djibouti sur l'éducation des réfugiés

La Déclaration de Djibouti de la Conférence ministérielle régionale sur l'éducation des réfugiés est un instrument juridique non contraignant produit par l'IGAD (Autorité intergouvernementale pour le développement) en 2017, elle compte huit États membres : Djibouti, l'Ethiopie, le Kenya, la Somalie, le Soudan, le Sud-Soudan, l'Ouganda et l'Erythrée. 
 
La déclaration énonce les engagements des États membres à mettre en œuvre et à développer des normes éducatives de qualité et l'inclusion dans leur cadre juridique national et leur système éducatif.

Case summary: Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) Vs AG, Civil Suit No. 353 of 2016

In this case, ISER successfully petitioned the High Court seeking declarations to the effect that the government policy on public financing of secondary education in Uganda infringes on the rights to; equality and non – discrimination; and quality education as guaranteed under Articles 21; and 30 and 34(2) of the Constitution respectively.

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