Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 July 2020
Protecting the human rights of teachers and students and education in the digital age
In an interview with EI, Christina Colclough, future of work expert, discussed teacher adaptation to digitalisation, life-long learning, the digital divide, the relationship between virtual and physical learning, data, and related issues. She stressed that the use and abuse of data was a danger to worker and human rights.Protecting the human rights of teachers and students and education in the digital age
Fighting the commercialisation of education 10 July 2020
"The edtech pandemic shock", by Ben Williamson & Anna Hogan.
The Covid-19 pandemic was the context for two major disruptions in education. The first was the disruption to schooling for millions of students worldwide, and a rapid shift to remote learning online. The second, closely related disruption was the entry of the commercial education technology sector into public education at..."The edtech pandemic shock", by Ben Williamson & Anna Hogan.
Future of work in education 10 July 2020
Edtech Pandemic Shock: New EI research launched on COVID-19 education commercialisation
Education International has launched groundbreaking new research which maps the extent of private actors’ influence in education since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The research has been commissioned as part of Education International's Global Response to the Commercialisation and Privatisation of Education.Edtech Pandemic Shock: New EI research launched on COVID-19 education commercialisation
Fighting the commercialisation of education 22 June 2020
"Repairing the infrastructure of public education amidst the breakdown", by Sam Sellar
While trying to make sense of the crisis caused by COVID-19, two well-worn lines keep coming to mind. The first is attributed to Lenin, who apparently claimed, when describing the Russian Revolution, that ‘there are decades when nothing happens; and there are weeks when decades happens’."Repairing the infrastructure of public education amidst the breakdown", by Sam Sellar