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Labour Party’s proposals for education

https://www.facebook.com/JeremyCorbynMP/ Education is a collective good that benefits all of us. But not everyone in our country has equal access to education. When Labour left office 71% of university students had gone to state school – last year that number…

Conference Adopts Global Education Action Agenda to Implement SDGs

Analysis by Ramesh Jaura and Katsuhiro Asagiri GYEONGJU, South Korea (IDN) – Five months after the international community began implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) endorsed by world leaders in September 2015, representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academia have finalized…

Roma Feminists Navigate the Tricky Terrain of Ethnic Stereotypes

 Last year, as the news broke in the Romanian media that a man who had died of AIDS had infected over 30 young women with HIV, it became clear to me that much needed to be done on sexual education…

Palestinian wins best teacher in the world

On Sunday night, the Palestinian teacher Hanan Al-Hroub won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize amongst ten teachers nominated from all over the world. About a month ago, the prize, organized by the Varkey Foundation, has chosen ten finalists…

South Africa: who is putting public school teaching jobs up for sale?

Once again time there are rumours that suggest certain teachers belonging to a particular union are selling teaching posts in public schools. Earlier when such rumours were spread the South African Democratic Teachers Union was the first to deny the allegations,  stating…

Palestine: the teacher as pivot point for change and challenging trauma

Teaching with Theatre in Adversity: Issam Sahori Issam Sahori is a teacher in a village near Bethlehemin in the occupied Westbank, here he tells ProMosaik about his students: “My project is about how to protect students and children from violence…

How a corporate cult captures and destroys our best graduates

By George Monbiot for The Guardian Universities should defend students against lovebombing by banks and consultancy firms – before it ruins their lives To seek enlightenment, intellectual or spiritual; to do good; to love and be loved; to create and…

Myanmar students protest Gov’t education law

On the third consecutive day of anti-government demonstrations in Myanmar (Burma), five college students were arrested Friday in the city of Leptadan (southeast), local media reported. The demonstrations had over 200 students taking part and police tried to disperse the…

Mother Language Day: The Role of Native Tongue in Education

Human Wrongs Watch Mother tongue education is not only a force for quality learning, it is also essential to bolster multilingualism and respect for linguistic and cultural diversity at a time when societies are transforming quickly and many languages are…

An Additional 1.4 Million Teachers Needed to Achieve Universal Primary Education by 2015

Human Wrongs Watch Investing in teachers is urgently needed to provide the best possible opportunities for millions of children, youth and adults worldwide, the heads of various United Nations agencies on  5 October 2014 said in a joint statement marking…

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