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Using Technology to Personalise and Advance Learning in Classrooms in India

Using Technology to Personalise and Advance Learning in Classrooms in India

India has seen a push from both the private and state sectors to use technology in an effort to improve learning ...
Improving Legal Literacy in the Struggle for the Right to Education

Improving Legal Literacy in the Struggle for the Right to Education

On 15 February 2017, a partnership of civil society organisations that have been involved in rights-based ...
Confronting Ongoing Racial Discrimination in Schools Admissions Policies in South Africa

Confronting Ongoing Racial Discrimination in Schools Admissions Policies in South Africa

I am now in my final month of working for the Legal Resources Centre and Rhodes University as the Oxford Human ...
The Multiple Imperatives To Protect Schools As Safe Spaces Of Learning

The Multiple Imperatives To Protect Schools As Safe Spaces Of Learning

As of January 10 2017, 57 states have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, setting out the importance of ...
Let’s Talk About Sex Education and Human Rights in Schools

Let’s Talk About Sex Education and Human Rights in Schools

RightsUp #RightNow is a series of mini episodes in the RightsUp podcast series that explores current events ...
European Court of Human Rights to Consider Right to Education

European Court of Human Rights to Consider Right to Education

James Rooney is one of the Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellows. The Fellowship is a ...
Advancing the Right to Education in South Africa

Advancing the Right to Education in South Africa

James Rooney is one of the Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellows. The Fellowship is a ...
Socio-Economic Rights Advocacy in South Africa’s Eastern Cape

Socio-Economic Rights Advocacy in South Africa’s Eastern Cape

I am one of the two Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellows for this year. This is the first ...
Two Kinds of Pluralism and the Future of Affirmative Action

Two Kinds of Pluralism and the Future of Affirmative Action

Fisher v. Texas II, decided this week in a startling opinion by Justice Kennedy for a 4-3 majority of a ...
Justice Scalia’s Terribly Few Words on Education Rights

Justice Scalia’s Terribly Few Words on Education Rights

Justice Scalia was a wordsmith whose informal, pithy style and wit forced smiles from even his staunchest critics. ...
Let’s Talk about Sex Education and Human Rights

Let’s Talk about Sex Education and Human Rights

Despite a proposal by four prominent House of Commons Committees and various professional organisations, the ...
Textbook Provision for Learners in South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal Judgment in the BEFA Case

Textbook Provision for Learners in South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal Judgment in the BEFA Case

In December 2015, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) in the case of Minister of Basic Education and ...

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