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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




31 August 2015

Kenya: education union urges government to respect court order to boost teacher salaries

The Kenya National Union of Teachers’ General Secretary Wilson Sossion has demanded the Government to comply with a court order requiring the Teachers’ Service Commission to increase teachers’ wages by 50 to 60 percent. More




28 August 2015

Switzerland: education unions awarded national Prize for bilingualism and multilingualism

Education international congratulates Swiss member organisations for having won a national Prize for their commitment to bilingualism and multilingualism in schools. More



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