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    Collaboration at the heart of teaching and union-government relationships

    Education International

    Fostering the role of education unions as key voices within education reform processes and advancing teacher professionalisation through collaborative teaching practices, were some of the main issues that arose during the second day of the 9th EI annual Research Network meeting, held on 11 April in Brussels.

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    EI Research Network: Improving teacher status and rights

    Education International

    The status of teachers as well as trends in freedom of association and collective bargaining since the financial and economic crisis were among the topics debated by participants at the 9th EI annual Research Network (ResNet) meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, on 10-11 April, 2013.

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    Turkey: High court releases trade unionists

    Education International

    EI has welcomed the release on bail of 22 trade unionists, after 289 days in jail. Among the released are Mehmet Bozgeyik and Sakine Eren Y?lmaz, respectively General Secretary and Women’s Secretary of Egitim Sen, EI’s national affiliate.

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    Join teacher unions initiatives against bullying and discrimination in school

    Education International

    In Canada, teacher unions celebrated the Day of Pink on 10 April, the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools. On 3 May, a US initiative, supported by the American Federation of Teachers, “Stand4Change” will also invite school communities throughout the world to take a firm stand...

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