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02 June 2015

UK: Queen’s throne speech not welcomed by education unions

Teachers unions in the United Kingdom are fiercely criticising the education policy included in the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s mandate as the new session of parliament following the national election officially opened. More




01 June 2015

Nepal: Schools reopen following devastating earthquake

Thousands of children affected by last month's earthquake in Nepal returned to schools five weeks after the disaster killed more than 8,600 people and destroyed schools across the country. More




29 May 2015

Iraq: Kurdistan’s teachers renew vow to work with education ministry

The Kurdistan Teachers’ Union has reaffirmed its intension to work with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research to improve the quality of education, teachers’ status, and working and living conditions. More




29 May 2015

France: education unions urge government to help eradicate LGBT-phobia in schools

French trade unions united within the Education Collective Against LGBT-phobia in Schools and Universities have called on public authorities to implement a long-awaited ambitious policy to combat LGBT-phobia in schools and universities. More



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