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28 November 2014

Civil society condemns emphasis on privatisation in MDGs Africa Progress Report

In a joint statement released today in Marrakech at the Education Forum of the World Human Rights Forum, more than 30 African and international civil society organisations have raised serious concerns about the emphasis on private sector involvement in education in Africa in a recent report. More




27 November 2014

Education coming up short when it comes to teaching values

The link between radicalism in the Middle East and a value deficit in Europe was at the forefront of remarks made in Vienna by Education International’s General Secretary on the future of the teaching profession. More




27 November 2014

Mexico: 60 days and still no answers surrounding missing students

Despite international pressure for a thorough investigation, and demonstrations that continue to sweep the country, the fate of the 43 students who disappeared two months ago in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, remains unclear. More




26 November 2014

The future of the teaching profession discussed in Vienna

While in Brussels earlier today, European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker announced a heavyweight plan to kick-start growth in the European Union, educators assembled in Vienna urged Commission officials present there to ensure that the education sector would especially benefit from these investments. More



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