Funding for higher education
Kenya University staff Kenyan university staff set to strike unless revised wages implemented

The Kenyan government signed a new collective bargaining agreement on October 28, 2019, but has yet to allocate the budget to honor the agreement

Lecturers and staff go on strike in universities across the UK

The strike was called after the workers were pushed to a “breaking point” according to the UCU

Education in India Why India needs an absolutely free public education system

In order to make all public institutions of higher learning and research absolutely free, the government has to pay hardly 1% of GDP (i.e. less than Rs 2 lakh crore or USD 30.76 billion)

swaziland students protest Swaziland police torture students agitating for scholarships

Seven students, including the president of the students’ union, were detained for four hours and tortured.

Educational workers in Estonia demand government funding for research

Dr. Martin Aidnik from the Tallinn University Trade Union speaks about the strike in Estonia calling for increased funds for research

Academic protests - Estonia Estonian academics demand more funding for higher education and research

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

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