As part of a new initiative, members of the general public have the chance to feed their ideas into the post-2015 global education agenda, helping to shape the process of monitoring the next development framework.
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Teachers’ Group of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO), affiliated to Education International (EI), will mark its 10th anniversary with an education conference themed “The Inclusive School”.
Teachers were seen as the driving force behind Poland’s improving school system when delegates met for the 41st National Congress of the Polish education union ZNP, while increasing privatisation was high on the agenda.
Development cooperation meetings in Brussels focused on strengthening and enhancing alliances, not only between unions, but also among NGOs and civil society groups to improve education quality worldwide.
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.