Summary Report from OxHRH-OSH Online Workshop on The Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education

admin 17th August 2015

On 29th of July, 2015, the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundations presented a live workshop on the Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education. There were over a 100 participants from around the world. For those who were unable to attend the live webinar a recording of the event is now available here.

As a further resource, we are delighted to present a summary report of the presentation and question & answer session prepated by Helen Taylor (DPhil Candidate, Oxford University).

There are also additional resources to learn more about the current debates and challenges of public-private partnerhsips

  • The Workshop Background Paper prepared by Helen Taylor (DPhil Candidate, Oxford University) and OxHRH Deputy Directors, Dr Meghan Campbell and Dr Laura Hilly.
  • A background paper on public-private partnerships in the field of technical and vocational education and training has been prepared by Swati Sharma, Chairperson of the Nishkam Foundation (Rajasthan, India).
  • The inaugural OxHRH webinar by Professor Sandra Fredman on the Right to Education.

The online workshop was organised with the Open Society Foundations’ Education Support Programme, in close coordination with their Privatisation in Education Research Initiative (PERI). To learn more about the project, please visit PERI’s website, follow on Twitter and Facebook, and register to receive their monthly newsletter.

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