Swift and forceful was the reaction that met The Economist article unabashedly supporting low fee for-profit schools in developing countries as leaders throughout education trade unions and civil society condemned the one-sided piece.
The Australian Education Union has criticised the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to the Paid Parental Scheme, leading up to 47,000 national public educators to lose access to the Commonwealth’s Paid Parental Leave scheme.
The Kenya National Union of Teachers’ General Secretary Wilson Sossion has demanded the Government to comply with a court order requiring the Teachers’ Service Commission to increase teachers’ wages by 50 to 60 percent.
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