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2015_Ireland

27 January 2015

Ireland: Unions act to ensure quality Junior Cycle State exams system

In Ireland, teacher trade unionists went out on strike on two separate days in support of their belief that every student is entitled to a fair, impartial, and transparent Junior Cycle State externally-assessed examination. More

 

 

2015_Finland

27 January 2015

Finland: “Education: A Tool for Peace and Development”

Future development goals after 2015 must have education and teachers at their core. And educators must speak with one voice to defend and promote quality education for all, their professional status, and working conditions. More

 

 

Auschwitz

27 January 2015

How best to teach the Holocaust 70 years after liberation

Education unions from around the world are in Poland to find ways to better teach the Holocaust on the eve of the 70th anniversary marking the liberation of the extermination and concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. More

 

 

Davos

26 January 2015

Davos: EI General Secretary asks business community to support teaching profession and public education

Speaking during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Education International’s General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen asked the business community to support public school systems and help teachers improve education quality. More

 

 

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