Education International Vice President, Subramanian Eswaran, who for nearly 60 years led an illustrious career as a teacher, union activist and leader, died this morning at his home in Chennai, India.
Gender-based violence in schools came under the spotlight during International Day of the Girl Child events organised earlier this month in Paris by France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Plan International France.
Events across the Asia-Pacific region, including an eclectic crowd of teachers, students, parents, and monks in Cambodia, brought together various unions and organisations to mark World Teachers’ Day.
The Ebola epidemic has brought education to a halt in Sierra Leone, shuttering classrooms across the country, leaving all teachers, children, and communities affected as the disease continues to claim lives.
Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 401 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 30 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.