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17 February 2017

Europe: Educators to continue fight against CETA

After the European Parliament voted in favour of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, educators will continue to fight this treaty that threatens to erode public education. More




16 February 2017

Canada: school counsellors take on a central role within school communities

From emotional support to preparing students for future careers, Canada’s school counsellors are experiencing a shift in school practice to see them increasingly become more integral to the lives of young people. More




16 February 2017

Tanzania: Competence profile a key step towards quality early childhood education

Together with Education International’s Dennis Sinyolo, Prosper Lubuva, from the Tanzania Teachers’ Unions discusses challenges in early childhood education, and increasing early childhood educators’ professionalism through the development of a competence profile. More




15 February 2017

Finland: new oath for teachers introduced by union

The teachers’ union, Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö, has introduced a new oath for teachers to take. The oath outlines principles of the profession and underscores the value of their work. More



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