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Gender

21 April 2015

UN takes first steps towards eradicating school-related gender-based violence

Fifty eight countries have signed up to the first ever UN resolution on school-related gender-based violence, “Learning without fear”, during UNESCO’s Executive Board meeting on 16 April. More

 

 

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20 April 2015

Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development

The call for nominations is opened for the first edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development, honouring outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions, organisations or other entities engaged in education for sustainable development activities. More

 

 

Madagascar

20 April 2015

Madagascar: Calls for dialogue around trade union rights and quality education

A memorandum of understanding signed by the Malagasy Ministry of Education and trade unions and associations infringes trade union rights, according to teacher trade unions in Madagascar. More

 

 

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17 April 2015

Norway: Collective agreement a victory for teachers

A strike by 17 teachers at a privately-run government funded school north of Oslo in Norway has ended, representing a victory for the teachers who were on strike since 18 March. More

 

 

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