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Stopping the War on Children

This blog was written by Kevin Watkins, Chief Executive of Save the Children UK, as the organisation celebrates its 100 years and launches the Stop the War on Children campaign. It was originally posted on the Project Syndicate website on 14 May 2019. Around 420 million children are currently living in conflict-affected countries – more […]

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What’s New in the Private Education Pandora’s Box? A look at developments in the Global South

This blog was written by Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, and was originally published on the From Poverty to Power (FP2P) website on 23 April 2019. The Economist’s new special report ‘Private education’ (print edition, 13 April 2019) is causing a stir. We’ve been here before. Nearly four years ago, The Economist […]

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Skills for Human Development

This blog was written by Simon McGrath and Lesley Joy Powell, authors of the new book, ‘Skills for Human Development: Transforming Vocational Education and Training’, published by Routledge. Simon McGrath is UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development at the University of Nottingham and Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, […]

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Opinion: The sharp decline in aid to early childhood education is leaving the youngest behind

This blog was written by Pauline Rose, professor of international education at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, and director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, and Justin w. van Fleet, president at Theirworld and executive director at the Global Business Coalition for Education. It was originally published […]

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