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UN Committee recommends The Philippines to strengthen its public education system

(Nairobi, 17 October 2016) The Global initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR) welcomes another important new set of recommendations (available here: http://bit.ly/2dhMWp7) from the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), which calls on The Philippines to strengthen its public education sector, to regulate all schools, including low-cost private schools, and to […]

October 17, 2016 in Right to education by

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Uganda to close the largest chain of commercial private schools over non-respect of basic education standards

For immediate release Kampala, 12 August 2016 The Ugandan Minister of Education and Sports, Hon Janet Museveni, formally announced on Tuesday during a session of the parliament that the Government will soon close the schools operated by the largest and most controversial chain of commercial private schools worldwide, Bridge International Academies (BIA), which runs 63 […]

August 12, 2016 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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Historic UN resolution urges States to regulate education providers and support public education

Press release, 11th July 2016 Regulate education providers and invest in public education, urged the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in a historic resolution made public on Friday, and welcomed by 24 civil society organisations. The resolution, which was adopted during the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council (13 June to 1 July 2016), […]

July 10, 2016 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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Invitation à signer l’Appel de la société civile francophone contre la marchandisation de l’éducation [MAJ]

post mis à jour de juin 2016 / updated from June 2016: déjà plus de deux-cent signataires, et appel ouvert à signature jusque fin août!   Après une période intense de mobilisation, d’écriture et de réflexion impliquant de nombreux partenaires, nous appelons à signer l’« Appel de la société civile francophone contre la marchandisation de l’éducation »: http://bit.ly/29l4rCC. Cet […]

July 7, 2016 in Right to education by

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UN: UK financial support to private education in developing countries in contravention of human rights

Version pdf sur: http://bit.ly/29lhdPj  Press Release, Geneva, 5 July 2016 In a landmark report, which has just been published, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) expressed its concerns that in some cases UK development aid “has been reportedly used for activities in contravention of economic, social and cultural rights in the receiving […]

July 5, 2016 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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UK Fails to Give a Clear Response to yet another UN Body Challenging its Support to Commercial Schools

Press statement (Geneva, 16 June 2016) A week after the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child expressed concerns about the UK’s funding of commercial private schools in developing countries, today another UN body challenged the UK on the legality of how it spends its development aid, adding to mounting pressure on the UK […]

June 17, 2016 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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The UN says UK development aid to commercial private schools could violate children’s rights

To remain informed about key developments on private actors and the right to education, sign up to our mailing list: http://bit.ly/privatnews In French: http://bit.ly/1V1L0uo (London, 10 June 2016) In an unprecedented statement made public on 9 June 2016, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) expressed concerns about the UK “funding of […]

June 10, 2016 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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Nepalese gvt announces reducing budget and promoting vouchers in education – forgetting about human rights?

The Finance Minister in Nepal presented on 28th May the budget for the fiscal year 2016/17 in Parliament. The Government proposes to set aside only Rs. 116 billion for the education sector. This is a sharp decline in the State’s expenditure on education, dropping from 12.04% of the total national budget last year to just […]

June 4, 2016 in Right to education by

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UK could be harming children’s rights abroad – and the Government fails to comment

  Geneva, 24 May 2016 The United Kingdom’s (UK) controversial support for commercial, low-cost private schools in developing countries has been questioned by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.(1) The UK Department for International Development’s support for the for-profit primary and pre-primary school chain, Bridge International Academies (BIA) was singled out as a particular […]

May 24, 2016 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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New page on the hand-over of the Liberian education system to companies

Liberia announced early 2016 its intention to entirely outsource, and therefore privatise, its public pre-primary and primary school system to private actors, through a public-private partnership (PPP). The program is called “Partnership Schools for Liberia”. Most of the schools would be handed over to a single private for-profit commercial firm, Bridge International Academies, in a […]

April 12, 2016 in Right to education by

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