News about education in South Darfur and Uruguay



Uruguayan teachers go on 24-hour strike  MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Teachers in this South American country are going on a 24-hour strike to protest a wave of physical attacks on educators by students’ mothers and fathers.The local teachers union called the work stoppage on Wednesday to draw attention to six attacks since the current school year began in March in the capital Montevideo and other cities. In the most recent attack, a woman punched a school director in the face on Tuesday for having called a doctor to examine her son for behavioural problems.

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South Darfur teachers’ strike enters fourth dayThe strike by teachers and staff of the Ministry of Education in 12 South Darfur localities has entered its fourth day, is 100% successful but there are not any signs indicating that the problems will be resolved. The work stoppage will continue until a comprehensive solution is reached.  The teachers protest against the non-payment of their financial entitlements accumulated since 2007.