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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




22 February 2017

France and Canada: 58th and 59th countries to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

Education International has welcomed the move by France and Canada to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war. More




21 February 2017

Iraq: building peace and understanding through art

Education union members in Kurdistan’s Iraqi region have shown their willingness, through a joint teachers’ and students’ art and handicraft exhibition, to work together towards building peace and understanding across their region and country. More



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