Trade unions from across the country are banding together in a call for peaceful mass demonstrations after the government cracked down on a labour law protest rally in November, resulting in major arrests and injuries.
In a letter to the German minister for development, the members of German coalition for the Global Campaign for Education are pushing for a bolder engagement and higher financing of education in the context of development aid.
Teachers unions have commented on the Sutton Trust "Background to Success" report on disadvantaged pupils, stressing that austerity measures affecting school funding make it extremely difficult for students from poorer communities to access quality education.
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