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Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout

Hundreds of Hungarian teachers held a nationwide walkout in a growing revolt against the government's tight grip on education

Hungarian teachers stage nationwide walkout
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Teachers to get 50% salary raise in 2016: Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science

Teachers’ salaries will be increased by 20-50% depending on the qualifications.

Teachers to get 50% salary raise in 2016: Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers

Kazakhstan is increasing the salary of teachers from January 1, 2016.

Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers
Children at the hospital. © mgorod.kz
29 school students and teachers faint one after another in Western Kazakhstan

25 school children and 4 teachers fainted in a Western Kazakhstan village school one after another.

29 school students and teachers faint one after another in Western Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan team that participated in  11th ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2012 in Hong Kong among Asia Pacific countries ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Futuristic future demands reforms in Kazakhstan education: Astana Mayor

Kazakh Minister of Eduation and Science and the mayor of Astana said education in Kazakhstan required deep reforms due to increasing penetration of technological innovation into every aspect of the modern life.

Futuristic future demands reforms in Kazakhstan education: Astana Mayor
Nazarov family. ©Tengrinews.kz
Family of 27 teachers celebrates Teacher's Day in southern Kazakhstan

A family of 27 teachers have been honored in Shymkent, southern Kazakshtan on the eve of the Teacher's Day.

Family of 27 teachers celebrates Teacher's Day in southern Kazakhstan
Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart
Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart

The head of Nigeria's main teachers union called for a boycott of next week's re-opening of schools.

Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Astana experiences shortage of high school and pre-school teachers

Astana's Education Department is alarmed with a shortage of teachers that could become worse in the capital city in the nearest future.

Astana experiences shortage of high school and pre-school teachers
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
What is wrong with Kazakhstani education?

Serik Irsaliev of the MInistry of Education shared the findings of an international study that looked into the Kazakh education system.

What is wrong with Kazakhstani education?
Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal
Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal

A Canadian teacher has been arrested in Indonesia for alleged child sex abuse, police said Tuesday, in a scandal that has rocked one of the country's most prestigious international schools.

Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal
Mother stabs French teacher to death in front of pupils
Mother stabs French teacher to death in front of pupils

A primary school in southern France was in shock after a teacher was stabbed to death in front of her young pupils by a student's mother described as having "psychiatric problems".

Mother stabs French teacher to death in front of pupils
Northeast Normal University. Photo courtesy of wikimedia.org
Japan police inspect body after Chinese academic disappears

Japanese police were Thursday probing the death of a man believed to be a Chinese academic who told his wife he was in danger shortly before he disappeared.

Japan police inspect body after Chinese academic disappears
Pope attends 300,000-strong rally for Catholic schools
Pope attends 300,000-strong rally for Catholic schools

Pope Francis on Saturday attended a giant rally for children and teachers from Italy's Catholic schools, with the Vatican saying that 300,000 people turned out for the event in and around St Peter's Square.

Pope attends 300,000-strong rally for Catholic schools
Photo courtesy of buildyourarmory.com
Islamic teacher shot dead in Russia's North Caucasus

Masked gunmen have shot dead an Islamic teacher after bursting into his home in Russia's Dagestan, in the latest such killing in the volatile region, investigators said.

Islamic teacher shot dead in Russia's North Caucasus
Photo ©pm.kz
Science-driven economy is impossible without an effective education system: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan is going to focus on hard sciences to further enhance the country's growing economy.

Science-driven economy is impossible without an effective education system: Nazarbayev
Striking teachers block road to Mexico City airport
Striking teachers block road to Mexico City airport

Teachers protesting education reform blocked the main road to Mexico City's international airport on Thursday, forcing travelers to hitch rides in police trucks or walk long distances to their terminals.

Striking teachers block road to Mexico City airport
Photo courtesy of lada.kz
81 professors fired in Aktau university

81 professors have been fired in Yessenov Caspian State University of Technologies and Engineering.

81 professors fired in Aktau university
Striking teachers block access to Mexico City airport
Striking teachers block access to Mexico City airport

Thousands of teachers severely disrupted access to Mexico City's international airport on Friday, forcing some travelers to abandon cars and roll suitcases on foot during a protest against education reform.

Striking teachers block access to Mexico City airport
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265 thousand first graders to hit schools September 1 in Kazakhstan

More than 260 thousand children will go to the 1st grade at schools throughout Kazakhstan on September 1, 2013.

265 thousand first graders to hit schools September 1 in Kazakhstan
US man held for China French school sex abuse: police
US man held for China French school sex abuse: police

An American teacher at a top French school in Shanghai has been detained on suspicion of child molestation, local police said, confirming reports from school officials and parents.

US man held for China French school sex abuse: police