Low-Fee Private Schools in Peru

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 aided by generous legislation, are not the product of government design but a more bottom-up response to the unavailability or perceived inadequacy of public education services, especially in such countries’ poorest areas.

Date: 
15 May 2015

Informe del Relator Especial de la ONU sobre el Derecho a la Educación

Este informe se presenta de conformidad con las resoluciones 8/4, 17/3 y 26/17 del Consejo de Derechos Humanos. En él, el Relator Especial sobre el derecho a la educación examina la responsabilidad del Estado frente al crecimiento explosivo de los proveedores de enseñanza privados, desde la perspectiva del derecho a la educación.

Observación General 16: las Obligaciones del Estado en Relación con el Impacto del Sector Empresarial en los Derechos del Niño

En Febrero de 2013, el Comité de los Derechos del Niño adoptó la Observación General 16 sobre las obligaciones del Estado en relación con el impacto del sector empresarial en los derechos del Niño. Esas obligaciones abarcan una serie de cuestiones que reflejan el hecho de que los niños son titulares de derechos y partes interesadas en la actividad empresarial en tanto que consumidores, empleados legalmente contratados, futuros empleados y empresarios y miembros de comunidades y entornos en los que las empresas realizan actividades.

Principios Rectores Sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos

La presente publicación contiene los "Principios Rectores sobre las empresas yclos derechos humanos: puesta en práctica del marco de las Naciones Unidas para 'proteger, respetar y remediar'", que fueron elaborados por el Representante Especial del Secretario General para la cuestión de los derechos humanos y las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas. El Representante Especial adjuntó los Principios Rectores a su informe final al Consejo de Derechos Humanos

At What Cost? The Charter School Model and the Human Right to Education

From humble beginnings in the early 1990s, charter schools have grown explosively to become a pillar in a market-oriented national education reform in the United States. The fiscal fallout from the financial crisis of 2007-08 constricted educational budgets and intensified the public debate around directing resources to all aspects of educational reform, especially charter schools.

Privatisation de l'éducation : Le nouveau défi des droits de l'homme pour les pays en développement

Conférence donnée à Sciences Pô paris, le 18 Mars 2015 à 17h, comprenant:

  • Une allocution de Kishore Singh, Rapporteur spécial de l’ONU sur le droit à l’éducation
  • Une présentation d’études de cas de privatisations au Chili et au Népal par la Clinique de l’École de Droit de Sciences Po
  • Les réflexions d’Olivier De Schutter, universitaire et membre du Comité des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels de l’ONU

Privatisation of Schools - Selling Out the Right to Quality Public Education for All

This booklet brings together educators from different countries to examine the negative effects of privatisation on the right to education, education quality, equity, and teaching. Building upon specific examples from the US, Canada, Chile and South Africa, it makes the argument that privatisation increases inequality and stratification in education, and substitutes good public policy with the vagaries of charity or the single-mindedness of profit-making.

Parallel Report to the Pre-sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights about Education in Morocco

Parallel Report submitted by the Coalition Marocaine pour l'Education pour Tous, Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and others to the Pre-sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the occasion of the consideration of the List of Issues related to the Periodic Reports of Morocco. This report highlights the issue of privatisation in education in Morocco.

Alternative Report to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights about Privatisation in Education in Uganda

Alternative Report submitted by ISER-Uganda and the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, with the support of the Privatisation in Education Research Initiative, the Right to Education Project, Education International, the Global Campaign for Education, the Africa Network Campaign on Education For All, Forum for Education NGO's in Uganda and the Girls Education Movement Uganda Chapter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at its 54th Session for its consideration of the List of Issues for Uganda.

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