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Call for Papers: JEiE Special Issue on Education and Peacebuilding

22 June 2016

The Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE) is planning a special issue on peacebuilding, scheduled for publication in the spring of 2017. For this issue, JEiE calls for papers that focus on issues related to education and peacebuilding in emergency settings, broadly conceived. We welcome both theoretical and empirical research articles that address topics surrounding education and ...

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“(Mis-)Educating the Ghettoes of our world” – is there a Collective Neglect of the Role of Education

27 June 2016

This article was originally published on June 27th, 2016 by NORRAG NEWSbite. By Mieke Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam; Jovana Carapic, Small Arms Survey, Geneva; Joost Monks, NORRAG Violent cities: the ghettoes of our world? The world is less peaceful today than it was in 2008, is indicated by the results of the 2015 Global Peace Index. Regardless of the global, regional and ...

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Some Reflections on the Risks that Public-Private Partnerships Pose for the Right to Education

23 June 2016

by Maria Ron Balsera - @RTEProject This article was originally published on 23 June 2016 by Right to Education Project.   Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is an umbrella term that refers to the arrangement between a government and one or more private actors to provide a service, in this case, education. This arrangement is normally formalised by a contract that specifies the ...

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A Framework to Assess the Role of Non-State Actors in Education against Human Rights

23 June 2016

by Delphine Dorsi - @RTEproject This article was originally published on 23 June 2016 by Right to Education Project.   Non-State actors’ involvement in education has increased in many parts of the world over the past three decades, and private education is being promoted and explored by some education stakeholders as a solution to a lack of sufficient public provision ...

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When is state funding of private schools a violation of human rights?

23 June 2016

by Sylvain Aubry, Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights  This article was orignially published on 23 June 2016 by World Education Blog.   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 spurred&...

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Building resilience and shaping futures

21 June 2016

Building resilience and shaping futures: the UNRWA response to the education needs of Palestine refugees from Syria By Caroline Pontefract, Director of Education, UNRWA/UNESCO Education Programme This article was originally published on June 21, 2016 by the World Education Blog. Over the past 65 years, the UNRWA/UNESCO education programme has been providing quality and equitable learning opportunities for refugees, and ...

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Refugees are more than just numbers

20 June 2016

by Salam Al-Nukta, youth Advisor to the GEM Report. This article was originally published by World Education Blog.   In a world where war is constantly taking place, violence and human rights violation force hundreds of families to flee their countries everyday leaving behind wounded memories, beloved ones and broken lives. In honor to millions of these people, ...

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How to include all in monitoring the global goal in education SDG4?

16 June 2016

This article was originally published on June 16th 2016 by World Education Blog. By Aaron Benavot, Director of the GEM Report   It’s tough to cover this issue in a blog. It’s something we cover extensively in the next GEM Report due out on September 6th. But it’s also something I presented ...

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Humanitarian Aid for Refugee Education: Why More is Needed

3 June 2016

This article was originally published on June 3, 2016 on NORRAG NEWSBite. By Aaron Benavot, Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO, Paris   Conflict in all its forms has taken a huge toll on education systems. While often the attention is on the source of the fighting, the visible influx of refugees seeking safe haven in Europe this last year has turned Western ...

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World commits to education during crises — again

3 June 2016

This article was originally published by Elishiva Cohen on MINNPOST on June 3, 2016.   Last month at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), humanitarian actors such as UN agencies, governments, nongovernmental organizations, and donors once again agreed that education is a humanitarian priority. This prioritization of education in emergencies was demonstrated through the announcement of Education Cannot Wait, a new ...

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