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23 August 2016

Australia: Cuts hit public schools in remote areas of Northern Territory

A report shows that public schools’ per-student funding in Australia’s Northern Territory decreased by 6.7 per cent between 2012 and 2014, hitting public schools in remote areas and indigenous students the hardest. More




22 August 2016

West Africa: Education partners commit to improve access to quality early childhood education

The importance of ensuring access for all to quality early childhood education in West and Central African countries was highlighted at a workshop organised by UNESCO BREDA in Dakar, Senegal, from 27-28 July. More



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19 August 2016

Uganda: Education Minister closes non-compliant private schools

Uganda’s government has announced the closure of non-compliant private schools - a bold stand for quality education, according to the Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU), an affiliate of Education International (EI). More




18 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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