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Indigenous Australia

01 August 2014

Australia: Less equality for indigenous students and teachers

Universities in Australia are still far from granting equal opportunities to Indigenous students and staff, while indigenous programmes are under threat, according to Celeste Liddle, member and Indigenous Organiser at the Australian National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU). ‘Cuts to funding and the lack of inclusive spaces within universities are hampering the progress in equity for members of the Aboriginal community,’ she said. More




31 July 2014

Europe: Education unions highlights gaps in new EU Framework on Health and Safety

EI’s European Region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE), has issued a position paper expressing its concerns about social dialogue and gender issues in the recently issued European Commission’s Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020. More




30 July 2014

Cameroon: Trade union rights being attacked

Cameroon's teacher unions have condemned sanctions imposed by public authorities in Cameroon which threaten the exercise of their trade union rights by workers. More



ECE early childhood education

29 July 2014

Germany: Early childhood educators deserve better conditions of employment

The work done by educators in day care centres (Kitas) in Germany must receive greater recognition. That’s according to Verband Bildung und Erziehung (VBE), one of EI’s national affiliates, in a statement issued on 25 July. More



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