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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



ZIM students

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




16 December 2014

EI condemns attack on Peshawar school

In a morning attack targeted at students and teachers, 145 people, 132 of them children, were killed during a Taliban assault on a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan. More



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