Global affairs were a top priority during Education International’s 43rd Executive Board meeting in Brussels, where resolutions targeting the Ebola crisis and refugee children from Syria and Iraq were among many items adopted.
The theme of this year’s Fair Employment Week, ‘Fair for All,’ highlights the importance of protecting all academic staff, from professors to librarians and researchers, working at universities across Canada.
When Education International’s Executive Board members meet for the 43rd time today in Brussels, a number of important decisions will have to be made, including about next year’s Seventh World Congress and an evaluation of the Unite for Quality Education campaign.
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.