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03 October 2015

ILO alliance looks to take on illegal labour practices

The 8.7 Alliance was convened by the ILO in New York during the UN General Assembly with the expressed view of establishing an alliance to tackle child labour, forced labour and slavery. More




02 October 2015

More shooting horror on a US college campus

A young lone gunman killed nine people at an American college - Umpqua Community College in Roseburg on Thursday morning. More




02 October 2015

World Teachers’ Day: Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies

On 5 October, World Teachers’ Day, Education International, with its affiliates and partners worldwide, will highlight the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, and the crucial role teachers will play in ensuring it is implemented. More




01 October 2015

Kenya: Teachers’ pay rise waits on Court of Appeal decision

Kenyan affiliates of Education International (EI) are on strike until an appeal on non-payment of teachers’ pay rises and allowances is heard. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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