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Inviting parents to hold teachers to account in Honduras

This blog is written by the GEM Report and Megan R Gavin, Ph.D, also author of a case study on accountability and education in Honduras commissioned for the 2017/8 GEM Report. The blog is part of a series showing that accountability in education is shaped by … 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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Target 4.1 – What is at stake for monitoring progress on primary and secondary education?

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes Progress towards target 4.1 will be seen as a key measure of government and international … Continue reading

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What it’s like teaching refugees in Malawi

By Dede Buloba Everyone agrees that education is important in a refugee camp to help those who have had to drop out of school to move across borders. I can speak about this from my experience as refugee, now teaching … Continue reading

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