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03 September 2015

Germany: teacher unions calling for support to integrate refugee children

Amid the increasing number of refugees seeking peace and safety across Europe, teacher unions in Education International’s European Region are stressing the importance of integrating refugee children in schools as students return to the classroom. More




03 September 2015

Argentina: making quality early childhood education for all a priority

The Confederación de Trabajadores de la Educación de la República Argentina has criticised a bill adopted by the country’s Chamber of Deputies that it says undermines the social right to early education of all children. More




02 September 2015

Trade union and civil society fire back at magazine’s promotion of low fee for-profit schools

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. More




01 September 2015

Australia: education unionists stand up for paid parental leave

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. More



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