The recent suicides of four South Korean high school students once again have many asking what can be done to address the issue of high-stakes university entry exams and the overwhelming pressure placed upon students.
As part of a new initiative, members of the general public have the chance to feed their ideas into the post-2015 global education agenda, helping to shape the process of monitoring the next development framework.
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Teachers’ Group of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO), affiliated to Education International (EI), will mark its 10th anniversary with an education conference themed “The Inclusive School”.
Teachers were seen as the driving force behind Poland’s improving school system when delegates met for the 41st National Congress of the Polish education union ZNP, while increasing privatisation was high on the agenda.
Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 401 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 30 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.