Contributors

  • Nina Bascia is Professor and Director of the Collaborative Program in Educational Policy at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto, Canada.  She has been researching about teacher…

  • Aaron Benavot is the Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report since June 2014. Previous to this post, he served as Professor in the School of Education at Albany-State University…

  • Steven J. Klees (sklees@umd.edu) is the R. W. Benjamin Professor of International and Comparative Education at the University of Maryland. He did his Ph.D. at Stanford University and has taught…

  • Antoni Verger is a Ramón y Cajal Researcher and a Marie Curie Fellow at the Department ofSociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). He is a member of the…

  • Mary Metcalfe has worked in education since 1974. She was elected as a member of the African National Congress in the first democratic elections in 1994 and was appointed as…

  • Carolina Junemann is a researcher at the UCL Institute of Education, London where she carries out research on education policy. She is the co-author with Stephen Ball of "Networks, New…

  • Purna Kumar Shrestha works as an Education Research and Advocacy Adviser at VSO, the world’s leading independent development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Purna,…

  • Pauline Rose is the Director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report.  Prior to taking up this post in 2011, she was Senior Policy Analyst with the GMR team for…

  • Lee Nordstrum in an independent education research consultant specializing in education finance, demand for schooling and teacher issues in developing countries.  He has most recently conducted research and consulted for…

  • Fred van Leeuwen is the General Secretary of Education International. Education International represents organisations of teachers and other education employees across the globe.It is the world’s largest federation of unions, representing 30…

  • David Robinson is a special advisor on higher and vocational education and training with EI. He is also the associate executive director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers, representing…

  • Xavier Bonal is Special Professor in Education and International Development at the University of Amsterdam and Associate Professor in Sociology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). He is Director…

  • David Archer is Head of Programme Development with ActionAid (www.actionaid.org), a board member of the Global Campaign for Education (www.campaignforeducation.org ) and is the elected representative for Northern civil society…

  • Jim Baker has held a number of positions in the US and international trade union movements over the last 40 years. His most recent responsibility was seven years of service as…

  • Raquel Gonzalez is Director of the ITUC Geneva Office and Secretary of the Workers' Group of the ILO Governing Body. She is responsible for the coordination of the political inputs…

  • Vasileios Symeonidis is a research assistant in EI’s Research Unit. He completed his postgraduate studies in International and Comparative Education at Stockholm University in Sweden. His main research interests include…

  • Adrián Zancajo is a researcher at the Globalisation, Education and Social Policies (GEPS) research centre of Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).  He is currently undertaking a PhD in Education on education…

  • Bob Lingard is a Professor in the School of Education at The University of Queensland. His most recent books include Politics, Policies and Pedagogies in Education (Routledge,2014) and Globalizing Education…

  • Stephen Ball is a Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education at UCL, Institute of Education, London UK, an education policy researcher and author of several books on education policy including…

  • Anna Hogan is a lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia where she researches the role of global edu-business on education policy and practice. Anna has a number of publications…

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