Education unionists from five Pacific Island countries benefited from training under the framework of the John Thompson Fellowship Programme. They were supported in building a stronger voice for teachers and a stronger representation to contribute to education reforms.The John Thompson Fellowship training, instrumental to developing unions and teacher quality in the Pacific
By Anna Hogan, Greg Thompson, Bob Lingard and Mesake Dakuidreketi.Commercial Activity in Pacific Education
I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...“Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
"No part of the world is immune from the threat posed by commercialisation and privatisation, not even the island nations of the Pacific. In the interest of our students, members and quality education for all, this needs to be a priority.”Asia Pacific: No part of the world is immune from the threat of commercialisation of education
As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.This May Day, why not try solidarity?
Development Cooperation Projects
- Host organizations
- Cooperating organizations
- COPE unions
- Pacific Islands (Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu)
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- End date
- P.O. Box 967 Honiara, Guadalcanal