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David Edwards
Education and human rights activist, progressive teacher and unionist - General Secretary of Education International.
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ITUC 7h
“He began with an almost clean slate & he borrowed too much. He bet big & he bet wrong,” Nobel laureate reviews 's legacy in . Recently, over 2 million people's lives have been driven into in less than a year.
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Happy Birthday Mugwena!
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EduInternational Aug 23
🆘The Brazilian government's environmental policy is one of "destroying and selling the " - Fatima da Silva, General Secretary
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EduInternational Aug 23
🛑"The are not business as usual. Irresponsible policy making is not something the world can afford." - Educators . Read the full statement. Video source: 🛰️
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Valerie Strauss Aug 21
TEACHERS: if you are buying school supplies or getting them anywhere other than from your schools, please email me and tell me what you are getting and why your school isn't providing them. thanks. Valerie.Strauss@washpost.com
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David Edwards Aug 21
This is unacceptable but completely believable from a government that brags about killing its critics. Teachers educate critical thinkers. We demand the protection of teachers’ privacy & political rights in the face of state surveillance and control.
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EduInternational Aug 20
"No se trata sólo de una persona. Es todo un país el que está fallando a la democracia y a los derechos humanos. !" - Firma la petición aquí ✊
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EduInternational Aug 20
"This is not just about one person. This is a country failing to deliver on its promise of democracy & respect for human rights. now!" - Sign the petition ✊
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FacingHistoryGlobal Aug 20
Teaching difficult history is hard work. Create an inclusive, reflective classroom so students can engage w their heads&hearts.
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David Edwards Aug 20
Today marks 500 days of the wrongful imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio ‘Lula’ da Silva. This is a day of action and mobilisation for justice. ⁦⁩ members stand with our Brazilian colleagues in the call for
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David Edwards Aug 20
One of labours smartest leaders and clearest communicators speaking from our about synergies and solidarity between sectors, federations and what it means for the future. is proud to stand with Thanks for coming Steve.
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David Edwards Aug 19
Mira 👉 “Electoral losses by a gov’t whose economic policies have clearly failed & gains by challengers who hail from a period of strong and widely shared economic growth.” ⁦⁩⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦
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David Edwards Aug 19
We need to keep building the momentum to push back on corporate reformers’ assaults on childhood - toxic testing, standardisation and commercialisation. ⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Cassandra Hallett Aug 18
Nothing good will come fr this. Students, & ultimately society, will suffer the consequences of curricula designed w/o input fr the profession. Top quality inclusive publicly funded public education is only achievable w teachers involved in its design.
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FacingHistoryGlobal Aug 16
Support your students to navigate world they have inherited&be informed civic actors
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David Evans Aug 16
Flipping the classroom (having students watch a video lecture at home & using class time for supervised exercises) had no long-term effect on average learning, but it did widen the achievement gap! New by and others
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David Edwards Aug 16
⁦Sobering read 👉⁩ “The most powerful country in the world is being run by a sundowning demagogue whose oceanic ignorance is matched only by his gargantuan ego.”
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EduInternational Aug 14
What can educators do to make classrooms free of climate change denial & provide students with facts, so that they understand a crisis that will inevitably affect their lives?🤔 🌏 Our guide gives them the tools they need in the classroom & beyond 👉
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David Edwards Aug 12
stands in solidarity with for taking a stand against the US gun lobby. for and societies on
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António Guterres Aug 11
Education should help young people learn how to learn: combining knowledge, life skills & critical thinking. On , we celebrate all those who are working to transform education to make it more inclusive, accessible & relevant to today’s world.
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