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29 April 2016

Portugal: Teachers hit hard by austerity

Since the beginning of the economic crisis in 2008, education spending in Portugal has fallen to 3% of the Gross Domestic product, with devastating consequences for the country's school system and teaching profession. More




29 April 2016

Liberian teachers stay strong in anti-privatisation struggle

Despite the Government’s intention to embrace a public-private partnership with Bridge International Academies, a group of civil society organisations remains steadfast in its opposition to the government’s plan to outsource its entire primary school system. More




29 April 2016

Made in Taiwan: Decent work for early childhood education personnel a must for classroom quality

Education International has reiterated the need for universal access to quality early childhood education services at an international conference on policy guidelines of the International Labour Organisation. More




28 April 2016

African educators step up fight to eradicate school-related gender-based violence

Education union leaders in east and southern Africa meet to kick-off a new initiative on school-related gender-based violence to eliminate the threat to girls and women in their societies. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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