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    PISA: Quality teacher workforce is key

    Education International

    Speaking about what educators can take away from the recently published PISA results, the OECD’s Head of Early Childhood Education and Schools, Michael Davidson, has highlighted that where the teaching profession is held in high esteem, the positive impact on effective learning is inevitable.

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    Palestine: EI support for teachers striking over pay dispute

    Education International

    EI has sent a letter to Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority, urging his government to meet the demands of Palestinian teachers and education workers by fully implementing the 10 per cent salary increase agreed between the government and the General Union of Palestinian Teachers (GUPT) in September.

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    Spain unites for quality public education

    Education International

    Thousands of Spanish people took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday, 30 November, to protest at education cuts. Organised by the Platform for Public Education, the protestors also demanded the suspension of the recently approved reform, the Organic Law for the Improvement of Education Quality (LOMCE), better known as the Wert...

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    EI Executive Board working for quality education

    Education International

    The 42nd EI Executive Board (ExBo) meeting, held from 3-5 December in Brussels, Belgium, has adopted a series of decisions pertaining to the next EI World Congress, as well as the EI Programme and Budget. It has also confirmed the need to keep exerting high pressure on key decision-makers at global, national, regional and local...

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    Turkey: Police confront demonstrators

    Education International

    EI’s affiliate in Turkey, E?itim Sen, has condemned the police crackdown on teachers and demonstrators gathered in Ankara for a protest march demanding quality education on 23 November, on the eve of the national Teachers’ Day.

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