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Teachers Approve Contract

Grade school teachers have voted to approve a salary contract signed at the end of November by their representatives and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities.

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Teachers Sign Wage Contract

The negotiating committees of the Association of Teachers in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities reached an agreement last night.

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Teachers Leave Work Early

Grade school teachers all over Iceland left work early yesterday to attend meetings to show solidarity in their fight for higher pay.

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Teachers Ready to Resign

Teachers will walk out of the classroom today at 2:30 pm to attend a meeting at Háskólabíó cinema where their wage demands will be discussed.

Reykjavík City Hall

Teachers Protest Low Pay

Icelandic grade school teachers demanded better pay and improved working conditions as they assembled at Reykjavík City Hall yesterday.

Reykjavík Schools to Receive Added Funding

Responding to concerns about the state of the city’s pre- and grade schools, the City of Reykjavík voted today to allocate ISK 920 million (USD 8 million, EUR 7.1 million) to various parts of the schools’ operation.

Akureyri, North Iceland

Akureyri University to Educate Police

The University of Akureyri, North Iceland, has been selected to offer a curriculum for prospective police officers now that police studies have been brought to a university level.

Árneshreppur, the West Fjords, Iceland

Iceland’s Smallest School to Close?

It looks increasingly likely that families of four of the five children in Árneshreppur municipality may move away this summer, meaning that their school would most likely close down.

Reykjavík Multicultural Day 2015

Polish Proves Popular

Two beginners’ courses in Polish have got off to an excellent start at the University of Iceland, with the number of students enrolled tripling between terms.

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