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Millions of pounds of UK aid has been spent on profit-making private schools. Why?


19 April 2019
Aid

What do you think we should be spending the UK’s international aid budget on? Vaccines? Dealing with climate change? Helping countries close tax loopholes?

I’m guessing you didn’t say profit-making private schools. But unfortunately, that’s exactly what the UK government has been doing.

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In Whose Interest? The UK’s role in privatising education around the world

April 2019

This report, published by Global Justice Now and the National Education Union, examines the problems with privatisation of school education around the world and the role of the Department for International Development in pushing it through its aid programme.

Aid
Aid

A new report from Global Justice Now and the National Education Union lays out the UK Department for International Development’s policies and programmes that are contributing to a privatisation agenda.

Act now to defend public education and challenge privatisation


12 October 2015

Forty years ago the provision of water was a public service that was taken for granted in many parts of the world. Few people thought water could ever be privatised and sold for private profit.

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Millions of pounds of UK aid has been spent on profit-making private schools. Why?


19 April 2019
Aid

What do you think we should be spending the UK’s international aid budget on? Vaccines? Dealing with climate change? Helping countries close tax loopholes?

I’m guessing you didn’t say profit-making private schools. But unfortunately, that’s exactly what the UK government has been doing.

Act now to defend public education and challenge privatisation


12 October 2015

Forty years ago the provision of water was a public service that was taken for granted in many parts of the world. Few people thought water could ever be privatised and sold for private profit.

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In Whose Interest? The UK’s role in privatising education around the world

April 2019

This report, published by Global Justice Now and the National Education Union, examines the problems with privatisation of school education around the world and the role of the Department for International Development in pushing it through its aid programme.

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A new report from Global Justice Now and the National Education Union lays out the UK Department for International Development’s policies and programmes that are contributing to a privatisation agenda.