Monthly Archives: August 2009

Russia: Kicked out of school?

Moscow’s City Duma has suggested an amendment to a new law that would require all teachers to apply for work permits… in addition to the work visas which currently allow them to teach here. Also, according to the amendment’s author, … Continue reading

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United Kingdom: Hounslow Council language service struck ‘dumb’ by job threat

United Kingdom: The jobs of up to 80 staff at Hounslow Language Service are under threat after councillors agreed they should withdraw almost 20% of its funding. YourLocalGuardian notes that the service – which provides specialist support for over 7,000 … Continue reading

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Malaysia: Muhyiddin tells educators to support changes in education system

The Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, has called on educators to give their 100 per cent support to the changes to the national education policy, particularly the decision to revert the teaching of Science and Mathematics in English … Continue reading

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