• World of Education

Global education news

Published:

Hidden privatisation(s) in public education: the case of Private Tutoring

Privatisation in public education has become the focus of much-needed analysis, highlighting the ethical dangers associated with education reforms promoting competition, choice, performance management, private-public partnerships, and commercialization in education* However, one of the most widespread (yet mostly invisible) form...

Read More
Published:

The uncertain future of American public education

While academics and policymakers are debating whether education could be preserved as a public good in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, the business world has a different take on the issue. For private equity investors in the United States, education is first and foremost a lucrative investment opportunity. It is me...

Read More
Published:

Back to the dark days

Public financing of universities in Spain will be cut by more than half at the end of 2012. And, in 2015, the Spanish government will reduce public expenditure in education to 3.9 per cent of GPD. Spain is currently placed among those countries with low public expenditure in education. That situation may not change for decades,...

Read More
Published:

ETUCE campaign-Regulate Global Finance Now!

European education unions join Regulate Global Finance Now! (02 July 2012) The EI European region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE), has joined the large Regulate Global Finance Now! campaign. This campaign comprises five sub-campaigns: “A financial transaction tax, now!”, “Credit Rating Agencies...

Read More

Subscribe to Our Newsletters

  • Click here

Connect with us via

Share this page

Other Blogs