President Susan Hopgood has brought Education International's message to the heart of the World Education Forum: a successful education agenda needs the inclusion and consultation of teachers and civil society.
Education International has presented its own assessment of the last 15 years of EFA at the World Education Forum in Korea, which states that without a consistent engagement of teachers in education policy, future strategies are bound to fail.
The Independent Education Union of Australia, an affiliate of Education International, is lobbying the country’s government to reject the inclusion of educational services into the controversial Trade in Services Agreement.
The Education International delegation represents the largest constituency group at the World Education Forum, bringing together education union leaders from five continents, pushing for a rights-based new global education agenda.
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.