Vuyisile Malinga and Motheo Brodie - @Section27news
Monday, 11 February, 2019
The importance and value of an education and its status as a fundamental human right is universally recognised. Sadly, for many learners in South Africa’s public education system, the enjoyment of... Read more
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
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
GEM report, UNESCO, education, right to education
David Archer - @DavidArcherAA
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
The new Global Education Monitoring Report is ground-breaking in placing accountability at the centre of its attention. As the report notes, the concept of accountability was shockingly absent from... Read more
the impact of privatisation of education and public services on human rights
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Recently the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published its much-awaited new General Comment 24 – an authoritative interpretation of international human rights law – on ‘... Read more
A low cost private school in Islamabad, Pakistan
Nida Mushtaq - @nedo9011
Thursday, 13 July, 2017
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (‘the Committee’) expressed its concerns on the issue of privatisation of education in Pakistan as the state underwent its first ever review... Read more
Faranaaz Veriava - @SECTION27news
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017
On the 15 February 2017, a partnership of civil society organisations that have been involved in rights-based struggles for access to a quality basic education will launch a Basic Education Rights... Read more
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Tuesday, 5 July, 2016
The announcement at the beginning of the year by the Ministry of Education of Liberia of its intention to outsource the management of all its pre-primary and primary schools to private providers has... Read more

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