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    Education budgets under pressure in EU Member States

    Education International

    A new Eurydice report, published today, on the impact of the financial and economic crisis on education budgets across Europe, reveals that investment in education fell in eight out of 25 Member States since 2010. Cuts of more than 5 % were imposed in Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania...

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    Make a difference: Take part in the My World survey!

    Education International

    EI strongly encourages its affiliates, teachers and students to vote in the My World survey launched by the UN. This survey asks citizens from all over the world to share their thoughts on what priorities to include in the global development agenda beyond 2015. A good education is one of the sixteen...

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    ETUCE-ETUI High level seminar on alternatives to austerity measures

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    On 25 - 27 February 2013, the ETUCE and ETUI organized a joint high-level seminar focusing on alternatives to widespread austerity measures across Europe. Presidents and general secretaries of national trade union organizations discussed their positions and strategies in the context of a changing Eu...

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    Private Intellectuals Sell Market Solutions

    Education International

    Public intellectuals have a long history of speaking out in the public interest about the issues of the day.  Today we have a new phenomenon -- private intellectuals -- like Harry Patrinos, Michael Barber, and James Tooley -- who speak out against the public interest to promote the private mark...

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