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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




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




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




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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