Ei-iE

Articles

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2021-04-12

    “On Edtech, the public good, and democracy”, by David Edwards.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought death and despair. However, it has also sharpened our vision. We have seen dangers more clearly and trends that were threatening the health of our societies. In some areas, like inequality, it is apparent to everybody. In others, however, risky developments are partially hidden. These...

    Read more “On Edtech, the public good, and democracy”, by David Edwards.
  2. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2018-06-18

    EI urges Pearson, The World Bank and DFID UK to stop supporting Bridge International

    In letters addressed to the leaders of the Pearson, The World Bank and the Department for International Development (DfID) of the United Kingdom, Education International urged the organizations to stop their sponsorship of Bridge International Academies, a for-profit school chain with operations in Africa and Asia.

    Read more EI urges Pearson, The World Bank and DFID UK to stop supporting Bridge International
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2018-05-25

    High Court slams Bridge International Academies

    In a groundbreaking ruling, the High Court of Uganda has determined that Bridge International Academies (BIA), a for-profit edubusiness, deliberately set up illegal operations in the country with blatant disregard for national laws and regulations.

    Read more High Court slams Bridge International Academies
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2018-05-08

    Educators confront Pearson for funding profit driven Bridge International Academies

    Education activists, teachers and global union leaders went to London to urge shareholders at the Pearson Annual General Meeting to stop funding Bridge International Academies, a for-profit company that makes money by shortchanging the education of thousands of at risk children.

    Read more Educators confront Pearson for funding profit driven Bridge International Academies
  5. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2017-05-22

    EI research reinforces advocacy against growing privatisation of public education

    In the framework of its Global Response to the privatisation of education, Education International has published documents exploring privatisation and its impact on access to education, quality education, and teachers’ conditions of employment.

    Read more EI research reinforces advocacy against growing privatisation of public education
  6. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2017-04-12

    The Syrian refugee crisis is promoting a surge in privatisation

    The interplay between crisis and private profit in the education sector is highlighted in a new study that focuses on the refugee crisis in Syria and the access to education of almost one million displaced children.

    Read more The Syrian refugee crisis is promoting a surge in privatisation

Resources

Name Date Type Lang

crisis

2012-06-01 image