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30 July 2014

Cameroon: Trade union rights being attacked

Cameroon's teacher unions have condemned sanctions imposed by public authorities in Cameroon which threaten the exercise of their trade union rights by workers. More



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29 July 2014

Germany: Early childhood educators deserve better conditions of employment

The work done by educators in day care centres (Kitas) in Germany must receive greater recognition. That’s according to Verband Bildung und Erziehung (VBE), one of EI’s national affiliates, in a statement issued on 25 July. More




28 July 2014

Nigeria: Teachers fighting for security and minimum wage

Teachers in Benue State in Nigeria have finally gone back to work after an eight-month strike in the struggle for payment of the minimum wage. And now teachers in the Kogi State are on strike, as some have not been paid at all for four months. More




26 July 2014

Gaza: Schools should be safe havens

Yesterday an UNRWA school in Gaza was struck by a missile, killing fifteen persons, mostly women and children, and leaving many injured. More



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