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    US Secretary of State calls for workers’ and women’s rights

    Education International

    Supporting workers’ rights and women’s rights would help to ensure a more just global economy. That’s according to US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, who addressed a Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Policy Dialogue in Cambodia on 12-13 July.

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    Canada: Gap between teachers’ hopes and practice

    Education International

    External forces often change the way teachers teach, with just under half of teachers occasionally having opportunities to teach as they aspire to. That’s according to a 2012 joint research report from the Canadian Education Association (CEA) and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF).

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    Netherlands: heavy cuts in school staff

    Education International

    The Algemene Onderwijsbond(AOb), one of EI’s national affiliates, has condemned the drastic cut in full-time positions in Dutch schools. The 2011-2012 school year witnessed a reduction of 9,000 full-time positions in Dutch schools as compared to the previous school year. This happened despite the decrease in education jobs being...

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