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Greeks say no to education system which only serves capitalist needs

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.

education bill protests Greece Greek teachers and students hit the streets again protesting new education bill

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

Uruguayan workers strike and mobilize against neoliberal legislation

The Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) is a package of neoliberal measures that will affect health, education, employment and security

In Colombia, the pandemic is widening inequality in access to education

Popular educator, professor and militant Harold García discusses how the pandemic has put stress on the public education system of Colombia and made access to education even less equal

Education unions oppose French government’s reopening strategy

Basile Ackermann of the French education union CGT Educ’Action talks about the government’s flawed strategy to reopen schools.

Education protests-Greece Teachers and students across Greece protest government’s flawed educational policy

Protesters denounced a new bill on education proposed by the conservative New Democracy-led government in Greece. Critics claim the new bill is likely to worsen the operation of schools and increase class barriers to education

morocco education unions covid Education unions in Morocco prevent private schools’ profiteering from COVID-19 Crisis Fund

A federation of for-profit private schools, many of which are collecting fees during the lockdown without providing online classes or teachers’ pay, had sought financial assistance through the COVID-19 fund

University students and professors in Ecuador protest against budget cuts

The neoliberal government of President Lenín Moreno announced a budget cut of around 100 million USD in the public higher education sector in response to the economic crisis aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country

Chilean secondary students protest entrance exam and inequalities in higher education

Chilean student organizations claim that the University Selection Test or PSU deepens inequalities in the education sector

‘The desire for revolution is in our hearts’: historic students’ march in Pakistan

Students in more than 40 cities across Pakistan mobilized to demand the repeal of the ban on student unions and against privatization

Students march Pakistan Students’ Solidarity March gains momentum in Pakistan

The Awami Workers Party has declared its support for the solidarity march which is being organized by students and other progressive sections in Pakistan on November 29

Chicago teachers score a historic victory, classes to resume

After the City met the union’s final demand regarding days missed due to the strike, the CTU declared a victory and classes will resume tomorrow

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