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I want educators to get excited about climate change. Not because it is a good thing, but because there is so much that we can do to play a constructive, positive role in the solutions for a better future.“Harnessing education’s power for positive climate action”
How can school stakeholders work with governments to advance comprehensive sexuality education and help eradicate school-related gender-based violence? Join the conversation on 27 July, from 14:00 BST!Register today! Real talk: Teachers and young people as drivers of change on comprehensive sexual education and school-related gender-based violence
The Second Report of the Independent International Commission of Investigation into Human Rights Violations in the Philippines (Investigate PH) was released this month. The report documents intensifying human rights violations perpetrated by state agents, in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s security policies and violent statements that have been adopted as...Philippines: Education unionists targeted by Duterte regime in escalating human rights violations
During the pandemic, the role of families in children’s education has been emphasised because of school closures and the introduction of distance learning using new technologies. How can digital inclusion in the domestic, at-home sphere be understood in this context? As part of the series of conferences “Digital culture and...“Poor families and digital technologies. The nuances of digital appropriation.”
In light of the gaps in the information provided by the authorities on the dangers of COVID-19, Gabon’s education union SENA has launched a nationwide campaign to inform education workers and encourage them to organise.Gabon: SENA supports teachers during COVID-19 crisis
Throughout the crisis, the Chad Teachers Union (SET, Syndicat des Enseignants du Tchad) has focused on listening to and supporting teachers. To this aim, the union carried out a large-scale survey to better understand the impact of the pandemic on teachers and to assess the effectiveness of distance learning.Chad: the SET supporting teachers during the COVID-19 crisis