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    International Literacy Day: reading changes lives!

    Education International

    International Literacy Day on 8 September is a reminder that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. At EI, the 46th celebration of this Day, focusing this year on “Peace through Literacy”, is eagerly anticipated.

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    Kenya: deadlock in union talks on strike over pay

    Education International

    The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET), two of EI’s national affiliates, began their strike over pay on Monday, 3 September. Teachers defied a court decision declaring their strike illegal and asserted educators’ right to strike. Following their strike, unions...

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    Peru: teachers seek fair treatment and rights

    Education International

    EI’s affiliate in Peru, Sindicato Unitario de Trabajadores de la Educación del Perú (SUTEP), has called for an indefinite national strike from 5 September. SUTEP decided to call the strike after months of attempted negotiation without result on its claims for basic labour rights.

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