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09 February 2016

Kenya: latest UN report shares concerns on quality of education and increasing inequality

The low quality of education coupled with a rise in private and informal schools were among the issues flagged in the latest report published by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. More




08 February 2016

Kenyan unions brace against privatisation

The growing privatisation of education has led Kenyan trade unions to set up a comprehensive strategy, ranging from research to advocacy, in an effort to preserve the quality and access to education for all. More




05 February 2016

New Worlds of Education puts privatisation in the crosshairs

The 45th edition of Worlds of Education takes an in-depth look at the scourge of privatisation and commercialisation, and reveals what needs to be done to ensure the right to free quality public education. More




05 February 2016

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education visits EI

Education International was honoured this week to receive a visit to its Brussels headquarters by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Kishore Singh. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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