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Drafting guiding principles on state obligations concerning private schools: Lessons and strategic considerations from a rights perspective

By Tom Lowenthal, OxHRH Managing Editor and DPhil Candidate, University of Oxford As the Oxford Human Rights Hub’s course, Learning Lessons from Litigators, helps us to understand, children will not be educated by lawsuits alone: Just as there are tactics … Continue reading

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Human rights at the heart of education: the role of strategic litigation (Part II)

By Meghan Campbell, Lecturer-in-Law, University of Birmingham. Deputy-Director, Oxford Human Rights Hub Few people recognize that the courts can be an effective way to enable children to access inclusive, equitable education of good quality. However, to achieve this, human rights … Continue reading

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Human rights at the heart of education (Part I)

By Sandra Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the United States, University of Oxford Education is at the heart of the global struggle to alleviate poverty and reduce … Continue reading

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Why we need student advocacy

by Viktor Grønne – student, activist, and Danish UNESCO Youth Representative As we launch the 2017/8 youth version of the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report on how youth can help hold governments to account for education, the discussion naturally centred on … Continue reading

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I believe my grandfather when he said ‘education will help you be whoever you want to be’

By Pegah Moulana, youth ambassador for the GEM Report Right to Education campaign When I was young, my grandfather once told me: “Education will help you to be whoever you want to be”. Looking back 10 years on, I know … Continue reading

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#FeesMustFall: Developments in South African Fees Struggles

by Dylan Barry, a post-graduate physics student at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He headed up the #FeesMustFall News Media task team in 2015, and the #FeesMustFall Economic Research task team in 2016 at the University of … Continue reading

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“Education is far too important to be left solely to the government or educational institutions”

“I believe that it is no longer enough for us to pay lip service to education; now is the time to insist on transparency and accountability in education,” said Victoria Ibiwoye, youth representative of the SDG Education 2030 Steering Committee … Continue reading

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