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24 November 2014

South Korea: Four students take their lives under stress of exams

The recent suicides of four South Korean high school students once again have many asking what can be done to address the issue of high-stakes university entry exams and the overwhelming pressure placed upon students. More




23 November 2014

Public invited to help shape future global education policies

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. More




22 November 2014

Ireland: LGBT Teachers’ Group marks its 10th anniversary

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”. More



Slawomir Broniarz

21 November 2014

Poland: moving up the international rankings thanks to teachers

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. 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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