Reviewing Pakistan’s Implementation of Children’s Rights: Pending Right to Education Bills, Unchecked Privatisation, and Denial

Pakistan’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Child, which it ratified in 1990, was recently reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of Child.

27 حزيران (يونيو) 2016

تأملات في المخاطر التي قد تشكلها الشراكات بين القطاعين العام والخاص على الحق في التعليم

.الشراكة بين القطاعين العام والخاص هو مصطلح شامل يشير إلى ترتيب بين الحكومة واحدى الجهات الخاصة أو أكثر لتقديم خدمة. سنناقش في هذه المقاله التعليم تحت مظله الشراكه بين القطاعين العام والخاص 

 عاده ما يتم جعل هذا الاتفاق او الترتيب رسميا من خلال ابرام عقد يحدد طبيعة الخدمة ومده تقديم الخدمة، والمخاطر والتكاليف التي سيتحملها كل طرفوغيرها من القضايا. تتفاوت الخدمات التي تقدمها هذه الشراكات بين القطاعين العام والخاص، بما في ذلك : خدمات الإدارة والصيانة والبنية التحتية وخدمات الدعم مثل النقل والوجبات المدرسية والتنظيف والأمن، وما إلى ذلك.

23 حزيران (يونيو) 2016

إطار لتقييم دور الجهات الفاعلة من غير الدول في التعليم ضد حقوق الإنسان

زادت مشاركة الجهات الفاعلة من غير الدول في التعليم في أجزاء كثيرة من العالم خلال العقود الثلاثة الماضية، حيث يروج أصحاب المصالح في مجال التعليم للتعليم الخاص كحل لعدم توفر الخدمه التعليميه من الحكومه  ووجود المدارس العامة ذات الأداء الضعيف .

23 حزيران (يونيو) 2016

Call by francophone civil society against the commodification of education

This call made by French-speaking civil society organisations, including Right to Education Initiative, aims to alert and sensitize all education stakeholders to the dangers inherent in the process of commodification of education, which creates social injustice and jeopardizes the future of our societies.

Rapport de Conférence: rencontre « pour un appel francophone contre la marchandisation de l'éducation » - 15 mars 2016

À l’occasion de la Semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie, un réseau d’organisations francophones de la société civile, dont le Right to Education Initiative s’est mobilisé contre la marchandisation de l’éducation, le 15 mars 2016, au siège de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). Ceci est le rapport de cette journée de conférence.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education on the Right to Education in the Digital Age

The Special Rapporteur examines the right to education in the digital age and, specifically, how to uphold the norms and principles that underlie the right to education while embracing digital technologies, which are revolutionising teaching and learning processes and transforming the landscape of higher education. He considers issues related to marginalisation and exclusion, as well as the quality of education, especially human values in education. Concerns are expressed about the digital divide and about how it affects fundamental principles, such as equality of opportunity.

A Methodological Guide to Human Rights Research & Advocacy on the Role of Private Actors in Education

This guide has been developed to provide practical advice on conducting research in order to support human rights advocacy on privatisation in education, using regional and international mechanisms (focusing on UN treaty bodies). It draws on the experiences of the Right to Education Initiative and the Global Initiative on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in engaging in similar work in various countries over the last few years.

Alternative Report to the CRC: Segregating Education, Discriminating Against Girls: Privatisation and the Right to Education in Nepal in the Context of the Post-Earthquake Reconstruction

Parallel Report submitted by the National Campaign for Education-Nepal, the Nepal National Teachers Association (NNTA), the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and other partners, including the Right to Education Project, on the occasion of the examination of the report of Nepal during the 72nd session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. 

Summary of Alternative Report to the CRC: The UK’s Support of the Growth of Private Education Through its Development Aid: Questioning its Responsibilities as Regards its Human Rights Extraterritorial Obligations

This is a summary of the report submitted in October 2015 to the Committee on the Rights of the Child by 26 organisations across the world including British organisations, organisations based in developing countries, and international organisations.

Access the original report, here and the update, here.