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29 August 2014

Canada: Unions call for commitment to public college education

Education unions in Quebec, Canada have appealed to the province’s Minister of Education, Sport and Leisure to publicly declare the importance of the public college system amid calls to have it abolished. More

 

 

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28 August 2014

USA: Ferguson’s teachers and students seek refuge in the classroom

As schools begin to reopen nearly two weeks late following the police shooting of an unarmed African American man, education is being looked to as a way to heal the wounds inflicted on the city’s students. More

 

 

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27 August 2014

Germany: Rethinking and improving teacher training

Germany’s union for education and science is gearing up to host a conference in September focused on helping teachers navigate the challenges of working in a 21st century classroom. More

 

 

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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

 

 

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