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France: united trade union action protesting cuts in education


For the first time in seven years, the main French education trade unions have put out a united call for a strike on 12 November to voice their deep dissatisfaction with the government’s plans to cut 2,650 teaching positions and 400 education support personnel positions in secondary schools by September 2019.

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EI 11th Further and Higher Education and Research Conference: Advancing conditions for staff to improve quality education

Panel discussion on TVET at the 11th EI IFHERC in Taipei, Taiwan.

The first day of the 11th Education International’s Further and Higher Education and Research Conference has provided member organisations with a forum for exchanging information and strategies across regions for the advancement of quality terms and conditions of employment for teachers, academics and researchers, and addresse...

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Ivory Coast’s Education Minister and advocate for women’s rights welcomes EI Africa Women’s Roundtable


Education International’s (EI) Africa Women’s Roundtable was warmly welcomed by the Honourable Kandia Camara, Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of National Education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training, as well as a teacher, former unionist and alumni of the earliest iteration of the EI African Women in Education...

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