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Guinea teachers’ strike over pay turns violent

A teacher’s strike over salary cuts in Guinea led to the deaths of five people, says the government. Protests in the capital, Conakry, came about after the government announced cuts to the salaries of junior teachers as well as a

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Greece struggling to provide quality education, finds a new study

Students in Greece are performing under the EU average due to the poor provision of education in the country, reveals a new report. The European Commission’s “Education and Training Monitor 2016” report found that the Greek government invested 4.4% of

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Looming teacher shortage in Norway, predicts OECD report

The new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report analysing education across its 34 member nations has revealed that Norway is in the top three countries that invest significantly in their education systems. In the recently released ‘Education at

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New teachers’ charter fosters tolerance in the UAE

The UAE’s Ministry of Education has unveiled a new Teachers’ Charter of Tolerance for schools and universities. The charter emphasises the importance of tolerance and equality across the different sectors of education and will be signed by school and university

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Jamaica trains teachers on details of new curriculum

As part of its new National Standards Curriculum, the Jamaican Ministry of Education is set to begin training 12,000 new teachers about the new criteria. The new curriculum is the final part of the country’s Education System Transformation Programme and

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Maths teachers in Nigeria are in short supply

Nigerian students are struggling with maths due to a shortage of specialist teachers. Speaking at a press briefing to announce the international symposium on “Current trends in mathematical science and application”, Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria’s National Mathematical

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South African teachers to be taught ICT skills

A plan to speed up training in ICT for teachers in South Africa is being put in place.

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Ofsted and ministers disagree over teacher recruitment figures

Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, has clashed with ministers over teacher shortages.

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