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02 July 2015

EI says goodbye to a close friend

Ron Thorpe, a dedicated advocate for quality education who championed the work of teachers for more than 40 years, passed away July 1st following an extended illness. More




02 July 2015

UN resolution urges States to monitor and regulate private education providers

In what is being hailed as a landmark resolution, the United Nations Human Rights Council has urged States to regulate and monitor private education providers as well as recognise the threat of commercialised education. More




02 July 2015

Canada: the Quebecois union elected its new leadership for trade union renewal

To close its 41th Congress, the Centrale des syndicats du Québec elected its new Executive Committee tasked with combating austerity measures that are aimed at cutting funding to the province’s education system. More




01 July 2015

New study reinforces the threat EDU-businesses pose to quality public education

In their latest work, renowned researchers Carolina Junemann and Stephen J. Ball present a compelling read for anyone concerned about the right of every child to a free quality public education. More



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