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The IDEA Network’s statement on the Global Day for Justice for Assassinated Honduran Activist Berta Caceres

The Initiative for Democratic Education in the Americas (IDEA) supports the world-wide demand for Justice for Berta Caceres, three months after her assassination in la Esperanza, Honduras.  We join  #AcciónGlobal15 de Junio,because we know that what unites our distinct struggles for justice in the Americas is outrage at this crime and …

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ECUADOR. PRESIDENT CORREA AND THE OLD DREAM OF DESTROYING THE TEACHERS’ UNION

On July 20th, the Ecuadorian government of President Rafael Correa accused the National Union of Educators (UNE) of failing to comply with new regulations it had issued for non-governmental organizations. Although it did not specify how UNE had violated the regulations, it gave the organization 15 days to comply or face dissolution. On August 18 …

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Manifesto against PISA and the Standardization Framework of Education in the World

In view of the sixth results release of the International Program for Student Assessment (PISA), the undersigned declare our absolute rejection of the test, its national versions, and the homogenizing framework of educational systems.

PISA is a standardized test applied every three years to 15 year old students. Its first application …

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La OCLAE realizará su XVII Congreso Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Estudiantes

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqhPblhCB1U

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BC Teachers’ Federation President’s statement of Solidarity with Mexican Teachers’ Movement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci0JgcjuCuc

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Send the action to support teachers now!

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Intercambio’s New Issue

Rights threatened: Social Movements defend public education

 

In 2014 IDEA celebrated 15 years as a space for the convergence of struggles for public education throughout the Americas. research paper writer reviews In defense of education as a social …

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Letter from the president of the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation

TEACHER SOLIDARITY

We write to express our concerns over the October 29 detention and jailing of four teachers from Local 22 of the National Union of Education Workers and the National Education Workers Coordination (CNTE) in the state of Oaxaca. We are deeply troubled by the Mexican authorities’ move to jail teacher representatives for exercising …

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IDEA Network urges British Columbian Government to Comply with International and National Law in Dealings with Teachers

The International Coordinating Committee of the IDEA Network, with representatives from Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, the Andean countries, Brazil and the Southern Cone has sent British Columbia Premier Christie Clark a letter urging her to stop violating international conventions in her governments’ negotiations with BC Teachers. Public schools teachers in the Canadian province …

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Standardized Education in Chile:

In Chile’s neoliberalized education system, high stakes, standardized testing has a tremendous impact both on students’ futures and how education is delivered in the country. This article explores the impact of the National System for the Assessment of Education Quality (SIMCE) and the growing movement to eliminate this system.

 Jorge …

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