Pages with topic "International"
20 Jul 2017 : Librarians fired for trying to form union
A recent case involving the firing of five American librarians who were attempting to form a union in their workplace has highlighted the importance of Australian unionists maintaining a strong collective amidst growing employer and government power.
18 Aug 2016 : Action taken over “for-profit” African schools
In the wake of recent controversy and wrongful arrest of an EI researcher, the Ugandan government has announced the closure of all Bridge International Academies (BIA) schools in the country.
IEUA-QNT member Linda Brady of St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School north of Brisbane has been travelling to Uganda for more than a decade helping to provide resources and improve conditions in disadvantaged communities.
In a shocking case involving an overseas for-profit education provider, a Canadian researcher working for Education International (EI) was arrested in Uganda but later released following placement of a “wanted ad” by the provider as a result of his resear…
27 May 2016 : UK plan to privatise schools condemned
Ongoing plans by the UK government to privatise schools and place its educators working rights at risk has been condemned by the IEUA.
4 Mar 2016 : New graduates a teaching milestone for Timor Leste
Timor Leste’s teaching profession has received a significant boost with the graduation of 46 new teachers from a college run by the Marist Brothers Province of Australia.
Girls born at the turn of the new millennium have now achieved adolescence. But, what has the world achieved for them?