Teachers unions have commented on the Sutton Trust "Background to Success" report on disadvantaged pupils, stressing that austerity measures affecting school funding make it extremely difficult for students from poorer communities to access quality education.
Violence against women affects all groups of women and remains prevalent all over the world; it both reflects and creates gender inequalities, and is one of the worst manifestations of gender-based discrimination.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) launched its annual study Education at a Glance today, presenting strong evidence of the critical role that well-funded, quality education plays in fostering social progress.
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.