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    EI cherishes centenary of human rights activist

    Education International

    In December 1955, in Montgomery, USA, a black seamstress refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger, even though this was required by regulations. Her name was Rosa Parks, and she has been called ‘the mother of the freedom movement’. February 4 is the 100th anniversary of her birth.

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    Quality and dialogue key to public education

    Education International

    Participants debated the idea of education as a public good and the nature of the relationships between EI and the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 30 January.

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    OECD Conference: Teachers key to public good

    Education International

    “An excellent curriculum, appropriate assessments and well-educated and supported teachers” in schools – these themes are central to the work of EI. That was highlighted by EI President Susan Hopgood at EI’s 2013 Conference for affiliates from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in London, UK, from...

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    Spain: FECCOO elects new General Secretary

    Education International

    Francisco García Suárez was elected as the new General Secretary of the CCOO’s Education Federation (FECCOO) at the closing session of its 11th Congress held in January in Madrid. José Campos, the former FECCOO General Secretary and member of EI’s Executive Board, will now become a member of the executive of the cross-sector fe...

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    Chile: Intensive efforts to defend public education

    Education International

    Significant progress has been made in building on EI’s high-level mission to Chile last year, which was organised by the EI Regional Office in Latin America. This is all part of EI’s continuing work to defend public education from the onslaught of the Global Educational Reform Movement and its privatisation agenda.

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