Spain -Public education deteriorated -October 05, 2012

On the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day on 5 October, the affiliates of the global trade union Education International in Spain, FECCOO, FETE-UGT, STEs and CSI-CSIF, issued a joint statement in which they expressed their indignation at the central government’s attack on the teaching profession in particular and on public education in general. The cuts imposed on education and professionals for the last two years are endangering the future of the country. At the present time, investments of more than €4.4 billion in education have been discontinued throughout the country.



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