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More than 1,800 schools in Mali have closed following attacks or direct threats from armed groups. These groups kidnap teachers, set fire to schools and school materials, and start shooting during lessons. Moustapha Guitteye, General Secretary of the Syndicat National de l’Éducation et la Culture (SNEC), recently went to the...Mali: Alarming situation in schools under attack from armed groups
Engineers and scientists are vital to meeting Sustainable Development Goals but the ecological knowledge that Indigenous people hold when we care for the land are things that are central to the existence of life.Including Indigenous identities and ways of knowing in education and science
The Agreement on a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) concluded on 14 July between the Government of Ghana and workers’ unions and associations within the public sector in this country gives all public sector employees increased remuneration.Ghana: unions win improved living conditions for public service workers
On the 9th of August, Education International (EI) joins the celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and reaffirms the human rights of Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme is The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Education unions in Zimbabwe affiliated to Education International have vowed to unite and work together in the social dialogue processes taking place in their country, aiming to achieve improved outcomes for workers in the education sector.Zimbabwe: Education unions commit to unite to advance social dialogue and quality education
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Fédération des Syndicats Libres de l'Enseignement (FSLE) of Romania has been undertaking many activities in solidarity with Ukrainian colleagues and children. Romanian educators are working as volunteers making sure schools are ready to receive Ukrainian students and organising rapid training for teachers to...Romanian unionists unite and take action to support Ukrainian educators and students