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31 August 2016

Dominica: one year after Tropical Storm Erika, schools continue to recover with the help of EI’s Development Cooperation

As a new school term beckons, Education International and its affiliates are helping educators continue to deal with the aftermath of the storm that ravaged their small island nation one year ago. More



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30 August 2016

Latest study on gender pay gap reveals that not all teachers are equal

In its findings the United Kingdom’s Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown that on average men are being paid significantly more than women in local authority schools, and the problem is even worse in academies. More




29 August 2016

Belgium: teachers paying out of pocket for classroom costs

With the school term about to begin in Belgian Flanders, a new survey has revealed that nine out of 10 teachers will spend over €93 on average out of their own pocket on classroom materials. More




26 August 2016

UK: Labour pledge return of education maintenance allowance and maintenance grant

Education unions reacted positively to the Labour Party’s announcement on 17 August that it will restore the education maintenance allowance and the maintenance grant if it wins power at the next general election. More



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