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    Zimbabwe: education unions deplores use of temporary teachers

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    The Progressive Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) and the Zimbabwe Teachers' Association (ZIMTA) have deplored the extended use of temporary contracts to hire teachers. The EI national affiliates have also advocated for students’ right to be taught in their mother tongue.

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    Africa acknowledges crucial role of qualified teachers

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    Teachers’ professional development represents one of the three main pillars of the Second Decade of Education for Africa. The other two pillars are formal and non-formal vocational education and training, and higher education. These pillars were reaffirmed by the Conference for Ministers of Education of Africa (COMEDAF V) in Abu...

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    Africa acknowledges crucial role of qualified teachers

    ©African Union

    Teachers’ professional development represents one of the three main pillars of the Second Decade of Education for Africa. The other two pillars are formal and non-formal vocational education and training, and higher education. These pillars were reaffirmed by the Conference for Ministers of Education of Africa (COMEDAF V) in Abu...

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    Latin America: call for joint strategies for quality education

    From left to right: Brígida Rivera, Vice-President of the Regional Committee for Latin America, Hugo Yasky, President of the Regional Committee and Haldis Host, UEN Vicepresident, Norway

    The President of the Regional Committee in Latin America, Hugo Yasky, has called for a joint trade union strategy to promote quality public education within the region. At the opening of the Committee’s annual meeting on 7 May, Yasky emphasised education unions’ crucial role in “defending the fundamental right to education”.

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