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    Child labour report sets out agenda for change

    Education International

    UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown has released a study entitled ‘Child Labour & Educational Disadvantage – Breaking the Link, Building Opportunity’. This report identifies strategies for accelerated progress towards the 2015 international development goals, maps the scale of the child labour problem, explores it...

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    US: Boosting standards for teacher preparation

    Education International

    Raising the bar for students raises it for their teachers as well. To help teachers meet this challenge, one of EI’s affiliates in the United States, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), has developed a proposal for improving the quality of the teaching profession.

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    Germany: Teachers in most stressful profession

    Education International

    The Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW) and Verband Bildung und Erziehung(VBE), two of EI’s national affiliates in Germany, have reacted strongly to research showing that teachers, as well as construction workers, are more stressed than other professionals. The study, conducted by the German trade union confederation,...

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