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14 April 2014

EI throws support behind Moldovan union to kick start salary negotiations

Moldova’s Prime Minister has made a personal pledge to find the sources needed to increase teacher pay by 1 May following a week of mass teacher-led protests outside of parliament. More




14 April 2014

Education International joins global leaders to launch Emergency Coalition

Education International strengthened its global partnerships Thursday as it joined an emergency coalition of leaders set on getting all children into quality schools. More




11 April 2014

Icelandic social partners in education end labour dispute with successful result

On 4 April 2014, a new agreement ended the recent conflict between the Icelandic EI member organisation Kennarasamband Islands (KI) and the Icelandic government. In the background of the dispute which lasted for three weeks and culminated in several days of strike of the upper secondary teachers, there was the unions’ demand for a salary increase. More




10 April 2014

500 days to get 57 million children to school

Working together to break down the barriers to education for the 57 million out-of-school children: this is the key aim of the 2015 Countdown Summit taking place today, 10 April, in Washington, DC, in the US. With only 500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), EI will play a key role in the summit alongside other organisations, campaigners, and youth leaders from around the world demanding equal opportunity and quality education for every child and young person. More



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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 in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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