Teachers and students in Greece observed an education strike on June 9, Tuesday, and staged protests across the country denouncing a controversial education bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government.
The controversial bill presented by the Greek minister for education for public consultation on April 23 is likely to be voted on by the Greek parliament on June 10
The new bill for education proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND)-led government in Greece has been opposed by teachers, students and parents across the country
The strike was called after the workers were pushed to a “breaking point” according to the UCU
Academic unions say that the current center-right coalition government in Estonia has backtracked from its promise to raise state funding for research to 1% of the country’s GDP
With a new legislation, prime minister Viktor Orbán intends to control a network of autonomous research institutes that were hitherto administered by the country’s premier science research academy
Since the election of far-right wing President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil has witnessed series of anti-people and anti-working class measures pushing the country towards privatization.
The SYRIZA-led government proposed a new bill which stipulates secondary school students to choose which subjects they want to join for the next level of higher studies with in a limited time and limited options
For a decade, the government has been systematically under-funding the university, and has threatened the students’ and teachers’ unions for protesting.