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03 July 2015

Blog: bringing the big business of education into perspective

Following up on their in-depth study on the commercialisation of education, Stephen J Ball and Carolina Junemann share their thoughts on how business and education policy converge to influence what it means to be educated. More

 

 

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03 July 2015

Iraq: union pushes to improve teacher status and open access to quality education

The Kurdistan Teachers’ Union took full advantage of its 12th education conference to promote education for all and to stress the improvement of teachers’ status across the country. More

 

 

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02 July 2015

EI says goodbye to a close friend

Ron Thorpe, a dedicated advocate for quality education who championed the work of teachers for more than 40 years, passed away July 1st following an extended illness. More

 

 

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02 July 2015

UN resolution urges States to monitor and regulate private education providers

In what is being hailed as a landmark resolution, the United Nations Human Rights Council has urged States to regulate and monitor private education providers as well as recognise the threat of commercialised education. More

 

 

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