Ei-iE

Publications and Research

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    What do we really know about Bridge International Academies?

    Curtis B. Riep

    11 February 2019

    Bridge International Academies (BIA) is the fastest-growing chain of ‘low-fee’ schools in the world, having ‘reached 500,000 children through hundreds of schools across Africa and India’ (BIA, 2018) and planning ‘to be the global leader in providing education to families who live on US$2 a day per person or less’...

    What do we really know about Bridge International Academies?
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  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Are we there yet? Education Unions assess the bumpy road to inclusive education

    Tania Principe

    20 December 2018

    This report is based on a global membership survey that Education International conducted in 2017-18. The report shows that while many countries have integrated the UN Conventions into their national laws, implementation is running far behind.

    Are we there yet? Education Unions assess the bumpy road to inclusive education
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  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Rethinking disability: A primer for educators and education unions

    Tania Principe

    19 December 2018

    Over the last 50 years, societal understanding of disability has changed significantly. While academic and rights-based discourse on disability has shifted significantly in some countries, actual implementation of inclusive education has been slower to follow this evolution. Depending on one’s point of view, there has been hesitation, confusion, or reluctance...

    Rethinking disability: A primer for educators and education unions
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  4. Equity and inclusion

    Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education: Toolkit

    10 December 2018

    Education unions are defending the right to learn and to teach of newcomers. They develop advocacy to promote more inclusive schools in the context of increasingly diverse communities and in reaction to the rise of populist anti-immigration political forces. These strategies and practical actions are now compiled in a new...

    Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education: Toolkit
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  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Democratising knowledge: a report on the scholarly publisher, Elsevier

    Dr. Jonathan Tennant

    16 October 2018

    Elsevier are the largest and most powerful scholarly publisher, a status achieved through a long history of mergers and acquisitions and rigorously capitalistic business practices. The core issues surrounding Elsevier are that it operates its business primarily through charging for what should be public knowledge and education, with aggressive pricing...

    Democratising knowledge: a report on the scholarly publisher, Elsevier
    1. Report
    2. Advocacy document
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Case study of further education in England

    Leesa Wheelahan, Gavin Moodie, Eric Lavigne

    5 October 2018

    This report on further education in England was undertaken as part of a project funded by Education International to examine national case studies of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) as a framework for social justice.

    Case study of further education in England
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  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Case Study of TAFE and public vocational education in Australia

    Leesa Wheelahan, Gavin Moodie, Eric Lavigne

    5 October 2018

    TAFE, or technical and further education institutes, are the public vocational education and training institutions in Australia. Since the 1980s, TAFE has been subjected to policies that sought to position it as one ‘provider’ in a market populated by public and private providers. TAFE’s role has been narrowed from providing...

    Case Study of TAFE and public vocational education in Australia
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  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    TVET in Taiwan

    Eric Lavigne, Gavin Moodie, Leesa Wheelahan

    5 October 2018

    This case study of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Taiwan is part of a project initiated and supported by Education International to research how TVET can contribute to social justice, social inclusion, and sustainable development in different countries.

    TVET in Taiwan
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  9. Standards and working conditions

    The global status of teachers and the teaching profession

    Nelly P. Stromquist

    26 September 2018

    The Global Status of Teachers and the Teaching Profession is a crucial read, as it describes and quantifies the challenges teachers face worldwide, but also delineates a path towards a more sustainable future. This ground-breaking global report presents the voice of teachers across all levels of education from early childhood,...

    The global status of teachers and the teaching profession
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  10. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    The privatisation of education in Argentina

    by Myriam Feldfeber, Adriana Puiggrós, Susan Robertson and Miguel Duhalde

    25 September 2018

    The research provides an overview of the processes driving the privatisation of education and their impact on quality and equity in Argentina’s public education system. The research project is a joint endeavour between a team of academics and researchers including Argentinian researchers Myriam Feldfeber and Adriana Puiggros and Cambridge University...

    The privatisation of education in Argentina
    1. Report (in Spanish)
    2. Summary
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?

    Keith Lewin

    20 September 2018

    The Education Commission and The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment have plans to establish a $1 billion Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East (EOF), which they claim will be a ‘game changing initiative to drive results in education’. The financing mechanism will pool grants to commission...

    Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?
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  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    An educator's guide to the World Development Report 2018

    1 June 2018

    The World Bank, as well as being one of the biggest funders of education programmes, is a hugely influential provider of technical advice to education ministries around the world.

    An educator's guide to the World Development Report 2018
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  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Quality and equalities: a comparative study of public and low-cost private schools in Lagos

    Elaine Unterhalter

    16 May 2018

    One of the greatest challenges facing Nigeria is rebuilding high-quality, free public education for all. State promises on this date back to the 1973 National Pledge and have been repeated in policies and declarations. However, repeated failures to fulfil these promises has led to private sector intervention, and the commercialisation...

    Quality and equalities: a comparative study of public and low-cost private schools in Lagos
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  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Reality check: The Bank’s 2018 World Development Report on Education

    17 April 2018

    The World Bank's 2018 World Development Report on Education, Learning to Realise Education’s Promise (WDR), concluded with three recommended strategies - assess learning, act on evidence and align actors. Over the past six months, Education International has brought together teacher union leaders, academics and activists in a series of blogs...

    Reality check: The Bank’s 2018 World Development Report on Education
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  15. Equity and inclusion

    Education: Hope for newcomers in Europe

    Nihad Bunar

    28 February 2018

    The aim of this volume is to bring together experiences from four European countries, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden, on how they have organised the reception of newly-arrived children in their schools, which challenges they face, what are the opportunities, where the support comes from and it has failed to...

    Education: Hope for newcomers in Europe
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  16. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    Commercialisation in public schooling - An Australian study

    Bob Lingard, Sam Sellar, Anna Hogan, Greg Thompson

    20 December 2017

    The Commercialisation in Public Schooling project explores the extent and character of commercialisation in Australian public schooling. The study also documents the structural conditions, as well as political values, which enable this.

    Commercialisation in public schooling - An Australian study
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