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02 September 2014

Sweden: Education union’s President to promote quality education and teachers on national tour

In September, Lärarförbundet’s President and Education International (EI) Vice-President for Europe Eva-Lis Sirén will embark on a campaigning tour, visiting six cities in five days. More




01 September 2014

Syrian refugees get chance at education in Jordan

The latest back-to-school campaign aims at sending 300.000 Syrian refugee children into the classroom this autumn, helping them work toward a positive future. More




29 August 2014

Canada: Unions call for commitment to public college education

Education unions in Quebec, Canada have appealed to the province’s Minister of Education, Sport and Leisure to publicly declare the importance of the public college system amid calls to have it abolished. More




28 August 2014

USA: Ferguson’s teachers and students seek refuge in the classroom

As schools begin to reopen nearly two weeks late following the police shooting of an unarmed African American man, education is being looked to as a way to heal the wounds inflicted on the city’s students. More



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