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Gillian Parekh

Grad student Gillian Parekh receives Human Rights Prize for research paper on international education systems

Grad student Gillian Parekh receives Human Rights Prize for research paper on international education systems

Despite good intentions, education systems can still succumb to the influence of flawed perceptions of meritocracy, says York PhD candidate Gillian Parekh (BEd '02, MA '09)┬áin a recent winning paper. That means, in at least two parts of the world, governments' prioritization of economic returns can trump students' rights to equitable and quality educational opportunities. […]