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18 December 2014

Growing economy has Ethiopia focused on closing the ‘education gap’

Despite being celebrated as one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia also finds a place on a list of eight countries where the number of children out of school is among the highest in the world. More



Pakistan attack

17 December 2014

Teachers’ union president makes international appeal following Peshawar massacre

In an open letter to the global education community, the President of the Pakistan Teachers Organization’s Council, Khan Faraz, has called for support following the school attack that saw 132 children murdered by terrorists. More



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17 December 2014

Zimbabwe’s teachers’ unions continue fight against child labour despite political set-back

As Zimbabwe continues to come to terms with July’s election results that saw President Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party take control of parliament, many are looking to earlier social progress to find a positive way forward. More



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16 December 2014

Statement: EI General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen on school attack in Pakistan

"We, at Education International, are in shock following today’s murderous school attack in Pakistan... More



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