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06 March 2015

African educators taking strides to enhance teacher effectiveness

In February, Education International organized national conversations on the issues affecting teacher effectiveness in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal, part of a programme aimed at boosting teacher unions’ promotion of quality education. More




06 March 2015

International Women’s Day: Looking back to Beijing and beyond 2015

2015 is an auspicious year for International Women’s Day celebrations: we mark the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most advanced document on women’s rights and empowerment ever signed by world leaders. More




06 March 2015

Lifting the veil of secrecy blanketing education in free trade talks

Calling for full transparency, the European Parliament’s rapporteur on the Trade in Services Agreement negotiations has made it clear that public services, including education, are not for sale and must be taken off the table. More




05 March 2015

Education leaders call for an end to harsh accountability demands

Stringent accountability demands imposed on schools, education leaders and teachers by governments harm and undermine professional autonomy and quality education for all, was the key message from EI’s conference on educational leadership held in Amsterdam. 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 and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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