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Post-2015 High Level Panel Report: A New Vision for Education and Development?

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By Antonia Wulff, EI Coordinator: Education and Employment   The High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda handed over its report to the UN Secretary General, outlining a vision of a new global framework for poverty eradication and sustainable development, and marking an important step toward...

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The great Gonski: Closing Australia’s equity gap through education reform

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By Mar Candela, Communications officer, EI Headoffice In the current context of educational reforms - 'top-down' developments imposed with alarming rapidity in many countries worldwide by stakeholders largely ignoring what actually takes place in classrooms - it is surprising to come across a different trend. In Australia, we s...

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What's Wrong With Low-Cost Private Schools for the Poor?

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Right now, there is considerable attention being focused on a growing phenomenon in a number of developing countries -- private primary schools that charge relatively low fees.  They are described in miraculous terms, as private schools, once the bastion of the well-to-do, are now reaching disadvantaged families and thus ha...

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Take part in shaping the future of education!

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EI is calling on educators, students, parents and communities to contribute to The Global Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The deadline for online contributions by members of the public to the draft Executive Summary of the Global Consultation on Education is 27 May. This is a key opportuni...

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