President Rousseff Backs Teachers

Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff was guest of honour at an important educational event on Wednesday of this week. She attended the 9th ‘Olympics’ for Mathematics in Public Schools (OBMEP) held in Rio de Janeiro. It’s important to note that in her country (unlike in the UK) the term ‘public schools’ refers to state-funded schooling for the general public.

During her speech she emphasised the importance of well trained, committed teachers to quality education in Brazil and reminded listeners of her government’s financial backing for the sector. She described the importance of the new law last year that aims to channel 75% of royalties from oil revenues to develop teachers and schools.

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