Students in Paraná state began occupying school buildings to protest education reforms in October 2016.
The last time the country's courts authorised such harsh police techniques as sleep deprivation and starvation was during the dictatorship.
When politics interferes in universities – overtly or discreetly – it makes higher education less autonomous.
Africa's universities supposedly became more independent after the early 1990s. But it appears they haven't achieved much more than cosmetic autonomy from political interference.
The majority of children in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania are attending school – but the evidence suggests they’re not all learning.
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More and more children are attending primary school in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. But there are worryingly large gaps in their learning.
Common Core is being debated on social media on an unprecedented scale.
The #Commoncore Project.
Social media is being actively used in the public debate on Common Core, with an unprecedented 35,000 to 40,000 tweets each month.
Another union, another conference.
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The complex web of teacher trade unionism in the UK is about to become even more convoluted and competitive. One of the headteacher unions, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), has announced…