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24 August 2016

UK: Early years' education needs highest level of support

In response to the UK government’s proposals outlined in the Early Years National Funding Formula consultation, the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers reiterated that significant investment in early years’ education is essential. More




24 August 2016

Argentina’s teachers carry out nation-wide strike

With teachers’ unions leading the way, tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Argentina to oppose the government’s education reform, which includes spending cuts, and to demand authorities to reopen social dialogue. More




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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