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29 July 2016

Uganda: School closures a major blow to for-profit chain

Bridge International Academies appears to be losing its foothold in Uganda following a government decision to close 87 for-profit primary schools, including those belonging to Bridge, after failing to comply with minimum standards and regulations. More




29 July 2016

Switzerland: union launches initiative to promote decent pension for teachers

When Swiss citizens hit the polls on 25 September they will have the chance to vote on a popular initiative known as AHVplus, initiated by teacher unionists, which aims to offer increased pensions to educators. More




28 July 2016

New programme calls for a joint vision to achieve Secondary and Higher Education for All in Europe

Education International has partnered with the Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions and the European Students’ Union to target their members through a joint action programme aimed at advancing the Sustainable Development Goals. More




27 July 2016

Ecuador: Union resists government threat of dissolution

Ecuador’s National Education Union, UNE, is facing the threat of being shut down as the Ministry of Education initiates proceedings for the union’s legal dissolution, a move that violates the country’s international commitments. More



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