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    Turkey: EI condemns latest arrests of trade union leaders

    Education International

    The head office of E?itim Sen, EI’s Turkish affiliate, was raided by police in Ankara early morning on 25 June, as well as the Confederation of Public Employees (KESK)’s offices. Nearly 70 unionists had their houses searched by the police and were taken into custody, including three E?itim Sen Executive Board members: Mehmet Boz...

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    Rio+20: EI representatives join labour movement activities

    Education International

    Two big rallies were organised during the Earth Summit, Rio+20, gathering of world political leaders: the “World March of Women” against the “false green economy”, and the March of the “Peoples' Summit” on 20 June, convened by the CUT, the main Brazilian trade union centre in Brazil. EI was represented at these events by educati...

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    Take action to support quality public services now!

    Education International

    On 23 June, World Public Services Day, EI is joining the global trade union federation, Public Services International (PSI), in celebrating and promoting quality public services worldwide. Public services, including education, are key to building civil societies where people work together for the benefit of the whole community.

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    How KNUT got rid of contract teachers

    Education International

    The action taken by KNUT to prevent the recruitment of teachers on contract not only ensured that education is protected against the shocks of economy which could lead to cuts directed at the education sector but also set the trend for continued recruitment of qualified teachers in Kenya. It also ensured that teachers are kept w...

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