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Intercambio #12: WORKING CONDITIONS AND TEACHERS´ HEALTH

Year 9, No. 12, August 2018

In this issue of Intercambio, we show that in spite of different social backgrounds of our students and living standards in the communities where we work, some things are pervasive. Governments impose policies that generate heavy workloads, longer work days and an excess of administrative tasks on …

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Intercambio #11 NEW FORMS OF PRIVATIZATION AND EDUCATION COMMODIFICATION

There is a new wave of privatization hitting the Americas, which is making public education become alert of the new attacks. The offensive comes hand in hand with the strengthening of neoliberal positions, as well as with the return of right-wing governments in several Latin American countries

Privatizing and commoditizing tendencies once again proliferate in …

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