María Balarin
Friday, 15 May, 2015
Low-fee private schools are a growing phenomenon in many low and middle-income countries. Their emergence usually takes place in the context of a default privatisation processes which, though often... Read more
Ysé El Bouhali-Bouchet and Dora Tamas - @doratamas_
Tuesday, 28 April, 2015
A day of reflection on privatisation of education was organised jointly by the Sciences Po Law School Clinic, the Global Initiative for Economic and Social Rights and the Right to Education Project... Read more
Silomo Khumalo and Tim Fish Hodgson - @SECTION27news
Tuesday, 14 April, 2015
The South African Department of Basic Education has indicated that as many as 489 036 children with disabilities of a school going age are not attending any school at all. The 2013 General Household... Read more
Mabel Encinas
Monday, 30 March, 2015
The disappearance of 43 students of the rural Teacher Education School (Rural Normal School) in September 2014 in Ayotzinapa has deeply touched the heart of Mexican people. It has awaken global... Read more
Uganda, 2010
Delphine Dorsi - @RTEProject
Wednesday, 10 December, 2014
On December 10th,  we celebrate Human Rights Day  in order “to bring to the attention of ‘people of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as the common standard of achievement... Read more
Jody Heymann
Thursday, 20 November, 2014
In Mexico, one out of every two teenagers won’t finish high school. In India, only a third of students get their high school diploma. Even in the U.S., around 5500 high schoolers will drop out before... Read more
Mireille de Koning - @mireilledko
Thursday, 16 October, 2014
On 5th October, 1966, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNESCO adopted the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. While not legally binding, the Recommendation provides a... Read more
Fons Coomans
Friday, 10 October, 2014
The world was shocked by the kidnapping of almost 300 schoolgirls and attacks on schools in the state of Borno in the Northern part of Nigeria by fighters from the Boko Haram armed group. It became... Read more
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Friday, 12 September, 2014
It is the morning of Wednesday 3rd September, at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights headquarters in Geneva. The die is cast; in a few minutes we will know. My Moroccan colleague,... Read more
Order and Progress
Oscar Vilhena Vieira
Tuesday, 5 August, 2014
Should judges interfere with the enforcement of public policies implemented by the executive? If yes, what would be the best way to do so? In December 2013, the Court of Appeal of the State of São... Read more