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    #youngteachers “To teach, is to commit”, by Khalid El Mahroug (SLFP, Belgium).

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    Teaching is just like life: always full of surprises. Too often, however, these surprises give rise to frustration, disappointment and demotivation. But why, you might ask? It’s simple: education is one of society’s essential foundations and we all know that we must invest in it through well thought out and supportive reforms bu...

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    #youngteachers “Career attractiveness and resources to foster inclusion”, by Laurent Berck (SNE/CGFP, Luxembourg).

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    Luxembourg’s shortage of qualified primary school teachers has often made the front pages in recent years, even though the OECD has once again reported that Luxembourg’s teachers are the best paid. A shortage and an exceptional salary may seem like an inexplicable paradox, even to those of us in Luxembourg, as comments left by r...

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    #youngteachers “Trade unions at your side!”, by Michal Horník (ČMOS-PS, Czech Republic).

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    I have been working in the education sector for five years. It is not a long time but it is not a short time either. I have spent a lot of good time teaching students, cooperating with my colleagues and participating in trade union activities - the activities of The Czech and Moravian Trade Union of Workers in Education.

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