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    Brazil set to spend 10% of GDP on public education

    Education International

    On 26 June, Brazil's National Congress made history by setting the percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to be spent on public education at 10 per cent. After months of struggle, EI’s affiliate, Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores em Educação (CNTE), has achieved one of its most important objectives of recent years.

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    Australia: Campaign for new education funding model

    Education International

    The Australian Education Union (AEU) has launched a campaign, I give a Gonski, to encourage the Government to legislate for a new funding model based on the findings of the Gonski Review of Federal Schools funding.

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    Mali: Scaling up of Quality Educators programme

    Education International

    A Quality Educators for All (Quality-Ed) Inception workshop was held in The Hague, Netherlands, from 25-27 July. EI and its Malian affiliate, the Syndicat National de l’Education et de la culture UNTM (SNEC-UNTM), joined other project partners at the meeting. Through the Quality-Ed Project, 2,555 community teachers, providing ed...

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    Lebanon: teachers demand first salary increase in 10 years

    Education International

    EI has expressed its support for a salary increase demanded by the Teachers’ Coordination Committee in Lebanon. After an agreement was passed on an improved salary scale for workers in the private sector in February, the Committee carried out strike and protest actions to force the government to also enter into negotiations with...

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