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Opinion

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 25 April 2016

    The globalisation of education privatisation: International trends, multiple paths

    by Antoni Verger, Clara Fontdevila and Adrián Zancajo, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Education privatisation has become an important topic in the global education agenda, and generates contentious debates between a broad range of education stakeholders. In the last decades, pro-privatisation reforms are advancing all over the world in countries both...

    The globalisation of education privatisation: International trends, multiple paths
  2. Fighting the commercialisation of education 15 April 2016

    The rise of the global education industry: Some concepts, facts and figures

    By Antoni Verger, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona While the privatisation of education is not a new phenomenon, the increasingly prominent role of profit-oriented private organizations in education across the globe is more recent. Now, more than ever before, a broader range of educational services are produced, exchanged and consumed on...

    The rise of the global education industry: Some concepts, facts and figures
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 15 April 2016

    Liberia: teachers school minister on dangers of privatisation

    By Samuel Johnson, Secretary General of the National Teachers Association of Liberia His Excellency Honorable Education Minister George Werner in his “Partnership Schools forLiberia: Building a Better Future for our Children ” attempts to make the case that outsourcing the education system of Liberia to private actors will produce better...

    Liberia: teachers school minister on dangers of privatisation
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 14 April 2016

    The challenges of education reform and privatisation in Liberia

    By David Archer, Action Aid There are some major challenges in access, quality and equity in the Liberian education system – but is privatisation the right solution? Of the total population, 47% of Liberia have received no education and over 18% of primary aged children today are not enrolled in...

    The challenges of education reform and privatisation in Liberia