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16 April 2014

Education unions urged to keep political parties at a distance in Accra

Education unions should keep a safe distance from political parties was the message Marieme Sakho Dansokho told members of the African regional committee in Accra from 14-16 April. The Secretary General of the Teachers' Union of Senegal (SYPROS) said that some of the difficulties faced by African education unions are aggravated by being dragged into political conflicts in their countries. More



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16 April 2014

Philippines: EI affiliates assess post-typhoon needs

EI’s national affiliate, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), the Federation of Free Workers – Trade Federation VII (FFW), the National Alliance of Teachers and Office Workers (SMP-NATOW), and the Teachers’ Organisation of the Philippine Public Sector (TOPPS) conducted the EI Post Haiyan (Yolanda) Rehabilitation Initiative from 3-7 March in Estancia, Ilo-Ilo City. More




14 April 2014

EI throws support behind Moldovan union to kick start salary negotiations

Moldova’s Prime Minister has made a personal pledge to find the sources needed to increase teacher pay by 1 May following a week of mass teacher-led protests outside of parliament. More




14 April 2014

Education International joins global leaders to launch Emergency Coalition

Education International strengthened its global partnerships Thursday as it joined an emergency coalition of leaders set on getting all children into quality schools. More



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