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31 March 2015

Australia: Privatisation of vocational training detrimental to students

Reacting to a recently published study, education unions have stressed that authorities of New South Wales must guarantee minimum public funding levels for technical and further education, and avoid the unchecked privatisation that has destroyed vocational education. More




30 March 2015

Russia: trade union congress focuses on quality education

The Education and Science Employees Union of Russia held its 7th congress last week, with a strong focus on quality education, teachers’ rights and the future of the teaching profession. More




30 March 2015

Teachers at the top of Rocky Mountain summit

Collaboration, leadership, and innovation are at the heart of talks at the Summit of the Teaching Profession, where Education International General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen made the case for teachers as the agents of change. More




29 March 2015

Teacher collaboration is needed to strengthen the profession

Building collaborative school environments that empower teachers to create strong learning communities is the message teacher unions are delivering at the 5th International Summit on the Teaching Profession in Banff, Canada. 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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