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A group organisations have expressed concern today that the British government could be violating the right to education with its support for the growth of private schools across Africa and south Asia. International and British organisations as well as teachers’ unions have joined campaigners from countries including Kenya, Uganda and Ghana* to condemn the increased use of British aid money to support for-profit primary schools, in particular so-called ‘low-fee’ private…

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Paris, 17 Mars 2015

Alors que la question du rôle des acteurs privés dans l’éducation, en particulier dans les pays en voie de développement, est actuellement le sujet de vives controverses, la Clinique de l’École de Droit de Sciences Po Paris, la Global Initiative for…

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Sharing African Union / African Development Bank MDG 2014 Report

Hi everyone, Just sharing this recently released report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Union, African Development Bank, and United Nations Development Programme: MDG Report 2014: Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals: Analysis of the Common African Position on the post-2015 Development Agenda http://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Publications/MDG_Report_2014_11_2014.pdf I thought this group would be interested in,…

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WISE conference debate on low cost private schools

In early November I will be part of a panel debate at the WISE conference in Doha about low cost private schools. The chair of the debate is Meeta SenGupta and the other panelists are Reshma Patel; Prachi Srivastava and Mwangi Kimenyi. We have been asked to propose questions to frame the debate and I have put forward the following five. I would be interested in other suggestions - and in your views on each of these! I think this is an important space in which to re-frame the debate and…

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