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The trouble with MOOCs

Education International

It seems that with every new advancement in technology come bold predictions and dire warnings of the inevitable demise of traditional brick and mortar schools, colleges and universities.  In 1885, the founder and future president of the University of Chicago, William Rainey Harper, suggested t...

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Canada: A 2012 EI country study report

Education International

The Canadian Education System In Canada, there is no federal department of education and no integrated national system of education. Within the federal system, Canada's Constitution Act of 1867 provides that each provincial legislature exclusively make laws in relation to education. In the 13 juris...

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Brazil: A 2012 EI country study report

Education International

Trade Unions EI affiliates Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores em Educação (CNTE) National Confederation of Workers in Education  44 affiliated organisations with 1,036,600 members in public primary and secondary education. PROIFES Federação de Sindicatos de Professores de Instituições Fe...

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Australia: A 2012 EI country study report

Education International

EI affiliates Australian Education Union (AEU) 190,000 members National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) 25,000 members Independent Education Union of Australia 68,000 members (IEU)   Ratifications: C.87     Freedom of Association and the Protection of the Right to Orga...

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