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26 August 2014

Australia: Independent Public Schools drive is a failed policy, says education union

The Australian Education Union (AEU), one of EI’s national affiliates, has reacted to the State of Tasmania’s indication that it did not support the Abbott Government’s plan to create a two-tier public school system. More




25 August 2014

Norway: Teacher strike intensifies as schools re-open

With nearly 7,800 teachers now on strike in Norway, the significant jump in numbers is a sign that educators are refusing to back down as students return to classrooms across the country. More




22 August 2014

Sierra Leone: Teachers fall victim to Ebola

The deadly flu virus sweeping across Western Africa has reportedly claimed the lives of teachers in at least two areas of Sierra Leone, a country in the eye of the outbreak. More




21 August 2014

Tajikistan: EI workshops contribute to building a strong union

Teacher unions - their roles and challenges – along with the activites of Education International were at the core of recent trade union workshops in Tajikistan. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 401 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 30 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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