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Towards meaningful solidarity

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I became a teacher because I enjoy helping young people learn. I saw teaching as a way to “make a difference” in the world. But at this moment in history, teachers face opponents who are doing great harm, to children, schools, and our profession, harm that we cannot impede solely through our role in...

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Reflections on the International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2013

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The first two Summits in New York were always going to be a tough act to follow. They were the brainchild of the two US teacher unions, the NEA and the AFT and the US Education Secretary. The third ISTP hosted by the Netherlands with its EI affiliates had to demonstrate that the initial Summits were...

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