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    EI delegation to the UN Youth Assembly, Malala Day, 12 July 2013

    Our new on-line format allows us to have enormous flexibility in accessing knowledge, views and voices. In a single article we are now able to include links to blogs, social media, academic references, teaching resources, educational opinion, video links and newspaper articles. ‘Worlds of Education’ has the capacity ...

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    Standing up for girls’ education on Malala Day

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    By Madeleine Kennedy-Macfoy   This article first appeared on Equal Times: News at Work   Anyone who follows current affairs or is interested in the state of education will have heard of a teenage girl from Pakistan called Malala Yousafzai. Those who prefer to follow ‘celebrity news’ will also have heard of Mala...

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    OECD reports on declining education spending worldwide

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    The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) launched its annual Education at a Glance 2013 report today that analyses education systems of 34 OECD member countries, including the 21 EU Member States, as well as Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Africa. The report offe...

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    Tax Justice

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    Inequality, inside and among countries has been growing in recent decades. The IMF (see, “The price of Inequality” ) and the OECD have expressed concern about growing inequality, which they consider to have negative effects on the economy. At the end of 2011, the OECD, in releasing its study, “Divided We Stand: Why In...

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