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24 February 2017

Mexico: Union helps bridge the tech divide

Disadvantaged schools will be provided with new technologies and IT training for teachers, an initiative of Mexico's largest education union to help its members to overcome the technology gap that divides the country. More




24 February 2017

UK: workloads spark a crisis in teacher recruitment and retention

Following the launch of the Education Select Committee report into the recruitment and retention of teachers, UK education unions have urged public authorities to take urgent measures to tackle this serious national crisis. More




23 February 2017

Zimbabwe: Union backs new focus on minority languages

Zimbabwean educators have welcomed the introduction of minority language exams in 2017, acknowledging that teachers were involved in the curriculum review process and indigenous languages are part of the national teacher development programme. More




22 February 2017

Kenya: Blow to Bridge International Academies

Ten schools owned by the edubusiness Bridge International Academies will have to close in Kenya because of low educational standards. More



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