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“Financial servility and the education crisis in southern Europe”, by Antoni Verger

October 11, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN EDUCATION IN CRISIS) In Southern Europe, we are immersed in a deep financial crisis. This is largely due to greed within the banking sector in this hyper-liberalised financial system, a growth model highly dependent on speculation and the ‘bad government’ prevalent in the region that has tolerated, if not pro-actively fuelled, this erratic […]

Where are the Lithuanian schoolchildren?

September 11, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE BALTIC TIMES) Hinges on secondary school doors across the country will swivel open less frequently this year, as the new academic year starts with 20,000 fewer pupils and 1,000 fewer teachers, an alarming sign of an unstoppably shrinking Lithuania. Though empty schools signify the first big demographic shifts Lithuania has been through, […]

Resumes proposal on education reform in France

August 21, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR) The proposal initiated in early July by Vincent Peillon to reform the school will resume on Monday after the summer holidays in such sensitive areas as the school year, and will precede the presentation of a report and the introduction of legislation in the fall. La concertation, promesse de François […]