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Why aren't schools companies?

Christian Laval

The current education policy dominating the world and, therefore, Europe obeys a dogmatic model that assimilates formal education and, increasingly, any educational activity into...

Education: a right or a market?

Joan Coscubiela

The title of this talk raises two questions. The first question would be: Is education principally a human right geared to people's development and personal growth, or should it...

How education can change Brazil. The current situation and prospects for the future

Cristovam Buarque

Brazil is the world's fifteenth economic power, but only 71st in terms of educationBrazil has had a tumultuous history, with 200 years of slavery, 70 years of dictatorship and a...

Policy Priorities for Equal Educational Opportunities in Catalonia

Xavier Bonal Sarró, Ferran Ferrer Julià and Miquel Àngel Essomba Gilabert

This is a reproduction of the third chapter, "Policy Priorities for Equal Educational Opportunities in Catalonia", from the book Política educativa i igualtat d'oportunitats (...

The young and the education of the future

Cecilia Braslavsky

Since 1934, UNESCO's International Bureau of Education has organised the International Conference on Education (ICE), a worldwide forum to establish dialogue between education...


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