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The right to education does not cease in a crisis

12 June 2017

by Jesuit Refugee Service, originally posted on the Education Cannot Wait blog.

 

Education is a must have, not a nice to have. But globally, 75 million school-age children affected by emergencies and protracted crises are in desperate need of educational support. The situation for refugee children, who are five

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

11 July 2016

More than 20 organisations around the world - from Amnesty International and Oxfam, to RTE Forum in India and the Brazilian Campaign for the Right to Education - signed a statement celebrating a new historic resolution from the Human Rights Council confirming State's commitment to support public education and regulate all

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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

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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.  

{image-1}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

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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

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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

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Girls’ Right to Education in Emergencies

29 April 2016

This is a summary report of a meeting on 20 April 2016 at the United Nations, New York. Click here to download the report 

               

 

At the margins of the United Nations General Assembly High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving

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Contextualisation des Normes Minimales de l’INEE pour la province du Nord-Kivu, Goma, RDC

17 December 2015

En août 2015, Save the Children International, Unicef et le Ministère de l’éducation de la République Démocratique du Congo ont organisé un atelier de contextualisation des Normes Minimales de l’INEE (NM INEE) pour la province du Nord-Kivu à Goma. Ce blog, présenté par Emeline

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The INEE Minimum Standards: Raising the Profile of Education in Emergencies

24 July 2014

An interview with Alberto Biancoli, Education Programme Specialist, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Amman

As the Education Programme Specialist for UNRWA, Mr. Alberto Biancoli speaks to Katie Zanoni, INEE Minimum Standards Team Member, to discuss how the INEE Minimum Standards (INEE MS) have impacted his work on both a personal

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Education Saves Lives!

14 January 2014

Let’s remember on International Human Rights Day why we must realize the right to education

by Shaharazad Abuel-Ealeh, Global Campaign for Education

This blog was originally published on the Education for All Blog of the Global Partnership for Education here.

December 10, 2013 marked the 20th anniversary of the International Human Rights Day, reminding us

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