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27 January 2015

How best to teach the Holocaust 70 years after liberation

Education unions from around the world are in Poland to find ways to better teach the Holocaust on the eve of the 70th anniversary marking the liberation of the extermination and concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. More




26 January 2015

Davos: EI General Secretary asks business community to support teaching profession and public education

Speaking during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Education International’s General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen asked the business community to support public school systems and help teachers improve education quality. More




23 January 2015

EI to help solve labour conflict in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

As the labour conflict in the country’s education sector escalates, ETUCE, Education International’s European Region, aims to bring the parties back to the negotiation table after months of a sluggish social dialogue, which came to a complete standstill at the end of the year. More




22 January 2015

Teachers’ strike highlights Kenya’s education challenges

A Kenyan school made global headlines on Monday when children, some as young as seven, protesting against the seizure of their playground by property developers, were tear-gassed by police. More



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