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Australia: education union and activists will make the 2019 federal election the ‘education election’

AEU state, territory and Federal leaders campaigning  for Fair Funding Now! for public schools. Labor party's Leader Bill Shorten is holding the A, and Labor's spokesperson for Education Tanya Plibersek is holding the I in “FAIR’.

At their Federal conference, Australian Education Union’ leaders and activists welcomed the commitment made by the Labour party to greatly increase funding for public education, and reaffirmed their determination to ensure that the upcoming federal election focus on education issues.

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Haiti: trade union front for quality public education, social dialogue and a statute for teachers in the private sector


Despite many obstacles, Education International’s Haitian affiliates are jointly campaigning for quality public education and the establishment of a dialogue with the Minister of Education. They are also supporting a statute for teachers in the private sector.

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Australia: Entrenched inequality in public school funding


The Australian Education Union (AEU) has reacted to a report into the provision of childcare, education and training: highlighting that pubic authorities favour private schools over public schools when it comes to funding, and demanding that an end be put to the Morrison government’s inequal treateent of public schools.

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