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30 October 2014

Kenya: Collective bargaining crucial for quality education

Teacher unionists in Kenya have asked the Government to accelerate and facilitate the conclusion of ongoing negotiations on their basic salaries. They also demanded government approval of a new collective bargaining agreement. More

 

 

2014_Indonesia

30 October 2014

Indonesia: ICT training for teachers nationwide

Over 10,000 teachers in Indonesia will receive training in information and communications technology (ICT) in a groundbreaking deal signed with ICT companies by the Teachers’ Association of the Republic of Indonesia (PGRI), an affiliate of Education International (EI). More

 

 

Singh

29 October 2014

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education lashes out against privatisation

A UN report has made it clear that protecting education as a public good and right against the advancement of profit-making businesses is essential to keeping classrooms accessible to all. More

 

 

Gallo

28 October 2014

Hungary: State enters the Classroom

The long arm of the Hungarian government has reached into the country’s classrooms, leaving many fearful that authorities are preparing to tighten their grip on the teaching profession and undermine the role of education unions. More

 

 

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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.


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