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10 February 2016

Concern growing over the commercialisation of education in Ghana

Education unions are urging the Ghanaian government to make amendments to its Education Act to ward off threats of commercialisation following a commitment to review the existing regulatory regime of private schools. More




09 February 2016

Refugee teachers face threat of losing basic rights

As the refugee crisis continues to take its toll on migrants’ lives, policies that would exclude them from national working conditions, such as paying less than minimum wage, may push them further into exclusion. More




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



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