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    Haiti: Strike leads to social dialogue

    Education International

    Following the three-day strike in public and private schools on 27, 28 February and 1 March, called by the Teachers’ Platform, the Minister for National Education and Vocational Training, Pierre Vanneur, has pledged to resume discussions aimed at improving the Haitian education system and giving greater recognition to the teachi...

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    Ghana: Teachers to promote literacy and numeracy

    Education International

    EI’s largest national affiliate in Ghana, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has organised a workshop from 19-23 February in Accra in partnership with the Pan African Teachers’ Centre (PATC) and the Canadian Teachers Federation (CTF). At the event, teachers were urged to adopt a positive attitude towards reading...

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    UK: Homophobic bullying still a problem for LGBT teachers

    Education International

    The overwhelming majority of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teachers have experienced bullying and harassment related to their sexuality during their careers. This is according to a conference organised by one of EI’s affiliates in England, NASUWT.

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    Women’s Day: from words to action

    Education International

    In 1910, Clara Zetkin, a political leader in Germany, first suggested the idea of an annual Women’s Day at the second International Conference of Working Women. Going from strength to strength, year after year in all corners of the globe, International Women’s Day has become a day of recognition, celebration and mobilisation for...

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    Mali and Uganda: Drive to promote mother-tongue education

    Education International

    Education stakeholders involved in the Quality Educators for All project (Quality-Ed) have called for the promotion of mother-tongue education. This call was made at a Quality-Ed seminar held in Gulu, Uganda, from 25 February to 1 March.

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