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Basil Manuel

31 October 2014

South Africa: No proper consultation on technology in the classroom

An ambitious government plan to flood classrooms with technology was met with many questions and strong criticism during the national congress of the country’s second largest teachers’ union. More




31 October 2014

Kenyan teachers: no quality education without collective bargaining

Teacher unions in Kenya are urging the Government to allow and support the ongoing negotiations on their basic salaries, and demand the approval of a new collective bargaining agreement. More




29 October 2014

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education lashes out against privatisation

A UN report has made it clear that protecting education as a public good and right against the advancement of profit-making businesses is essential to keeping classrooms accessible to all. More




28 October 2014

Hungary: State enters the Classroom

The long arm of the Hungarian government has reached into the country’s classrooms, leaving many fearful that authorities are preparing to tighten their grip on the teaching profession and undermine the role of education unions. More



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