[2014-08-29] Canada: Unions call for commitment to public college education

Education unions in Quebec, Canada have appealed to the province’s Minister of Education, Sport and Leisure to publicly declare the importance of the public college system amid calls to have it abolished.

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[2014-08-28] USA: Ferguson’s teachers and students seek refuge in the classroom

As schools begin to reopen nearly two weeks late following the police shooting of an unarmed African American man, education is being looked to as a way to heal the wounds inflicted on the city’s students.

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[2014-07-15] USA: AFT elects its leaders

Delegates at the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) national convention have voted overwhelmingly to re-elect AFT President Randi Weingarten for a third term. Lorretta Johnson was also re-elected Secretary-Treasurer, and Mary Cathryn Ricker was chosen to succeed Executive Vice-President Francine Lawrence, who plans to retire this year.

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Welcome to Education International North America - Caribbean!

EI's North America and the Caribbean region is an area vibrant with development cooperation activities.

The south of the region is a location prone to frequent natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes. The mutual assistance given to one another and the solidarity expressed among EI affiliates in this region is exemplary. In total, EI has 28 affiliates in 20 countries and territories in the region.