April 2009 issue of the EI Asia-Pacific newsletter now available for download
The latest issue of the newsletter of EI's Asia-Pacific region is now available for download in pdf format.
In this issue, we cover the celebration of International Women's Day is various asian-pacific countries. A particularly good news came from Indonesia where the teacher union PGRI amended its constitition to provide 30% of its leadership positions to women.
The global economic crisis has begun to take its toll on the education sector in the region. This issue of the newsletter reports how the crisis will increase incidences of child labour in Indonesia and what the Australian government and the Australian Education Union has done to protect public education from the ravages of the crisis. The EI Asia-Pacific Regional Committee will be holding a conference in September on the "Asia-Pacific teacher organisations' response to the crisis".
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