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21 August 2014

Tajikistan: EI workshops contribute to building a strong union

Teacher unions - their roles and challenges – and EI’s activities were topics discussed at EI trade union workshops in Tajikistan. The workshops were held in Khujand from 2-4 August and in Dushanbe from 5-7 August and were organised by the EI Asia-Pacific regional office for members of its affiliate, the Republican Trade Union Committee of Education and Scientific Workers (RC-STES). More




20 August 2014

A World at School launches Thunderclap to ignite countdown

With only 500 days left to get 58 million children into the classroom, A World at School has ramped up their #EducationCountdown campaign to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of universal education. More




19 August 2014

Health crisis forces Higher Ed Conference to relocate

With the Ebola virus spreading sickness and fear throughout Western Africa, the president of Ghana has cancelled all international events, forcing November’s Higher Education and Research Conference to find a new host. More




18 August 2014

Unite Campaign’s Africa event to move south amid Ebola threat

With the risk too serious to ignore, Education International will relocate its Unite for Quality Education event planned for Nairobi, Kenya as travel bans from Western Africa come into effect. More



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