Bridge vs Reality: A study of Bridge International Academies' for-profit schooling in Kenya

Bridge International Academies (BIA) is a large and expanding business that provides for-profit  private  education  in  Kenya,  Uganda,  Nigeria  and  India.  With  support  and  investment coming from global edubusiness Pearson, the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and high profile actors such as Mark Zuckerberg and the Gates Foundation, the claims that BIA makes regarding its services are impressive, portraying the company as providing a magic bullet solution to educational inequalities and a high quality alternative to insufficient and inadequate govern

CESCR: Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic report of the Philippines

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the combined fifth and sixth periodic report of the Philippines on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (E/C.12/PHL/5-6) at its 65th and 66th meetings (E/C.12/2016/SR.65 and 66) held on 28 and 29 September 2016, and adopted the following concluding observations at its 79th meeting, held on 7 October 2016.

Schooling the poor profitably: the innovations and deprivations of Bridge International Academies in Uganda

This study investigates the operations of Bridge International Academies in Uganda where it has quickly expand since February 2015, with an estimated 12,000 fee-paying students. The company’s profit-driven, standardised ‘Academy-in- a-Box’ approach involves the neglect of legal and educational standards established by the Government of Uganda. This includes requirements to employ qualified teachers, observe the national curriculum and standards related to school facilities.

Private Profit, Public Loss: why the push for low-fee private schools is throwing quality education off track

There is no robust evidence that private schools aimed at low-income families provide a better education than public schools in developing countries, according to GCE's new major report on for-profit, privatised education. The report sets out the corrosive consequences – greater inequality and social segregation – of increasing privatisation in education, and casts serious doubt on the ability of for-profit, low-fee private schools to achieve quality education for all.

RTE's submission to the UPR: The UK’s support to private education in developing countries, particularly for-profit, low-cost private schools, and its impact on the right to education

This report was submitted by the Right to Education Initiative and nine organisations - including British organisations, organisations based in developing countries and international organisations on the occasion of the 3rd Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK). 

A Threat or Opportunity? Public-Private Partnerships in Education in Uganda

This report assesses the PPP policy in education in Uganda and its compliance with the human rights standards as well as the right to education for all children. In addition, the report examines issues of regulation and supervision of PPP schools, equitable geographical access to education, access by vulnerable groups, financing and costeffectiveness, as well as quality of education and value for money.

A Threat or Opportunity? Public-Private Partnerships in Education in Uganda

This report assesses the PPP policy in education in Uganda and its compliance with the human rights standards as well as the right to education for all children. In addition, the report examines issues of regulation and supervision of PPP schools, equitable geographical access to education, access by vulnerable groups, financing and costeffectiveness, as well as quality of education and value for money.

متى يصبح تمويل الدولة للمدارس الخاصة انتهاك لحقوق الانسان؟

حفز الاعلان في بداية العام من قبل وزارة التربية والتعليم في ليبيريا عن عزمها الاستعانه بمصادر خارجية من مقدمي الخمات من القطاع الخاص لاداره جميع المدارس ما قبل الابتدائية و الأساسية،  مناقشات حية حول التعليم وشراكات القطاع الخاص والعام والتي تعرف بالمدارس الخاصة التي تمولها الدولة.

Date: 
5 تموز (يوليو) 2016

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