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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




25 August 2016

Colombia: unions support peace process

As Colombia takes the final steps towards a lasting peace deal between the Government and the FARC rebels (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), trade unions are supporting a nation-wide campaign in favour of its adoption. More




25 August 2016

After earthquake, Italian unions join in solidarity

With many missing and over 200 reported dead, trade unions in Italy are taking action to provide first help and ensure the recovery of the communities hit by the devastating earthquake. More



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