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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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    USA: Education unions welcome Obama’s proposals on ECE

    Education International

    EI’s national affiliates, The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), have welcomed President Obama’s proposal to dramatically increase access to early childhood education (ECE) for American students.

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    Niger: Teachers union calls on government to negotiate in good faith

    Education International

    The Syndicat National des Agents de la Formation et de l’Education du Niger(SYNAFEN), one of EI’s national affiliates, has called on the Government to respect the country’s Constitution and urged that dialogue and not force be used to resolve conflict. It made its demands in a Statement published after it examined events around...

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