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05 February 2016

New Worlds of Education puts privatisation in the crosshairs

The 45th edition of Worlds of Education takes an in-depth look at the scourge of privatisation and commercialisation, and reveals what needs to be done to ensure the right to free quality public education. More




05 February 2016

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education visits EI

Education International was honoured this week to receive a visit to its Brussels headquarters by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Kishore Singh. More




05 February 2016

The European Parliament takes a stand to exclude education from TiSA

The European Parliament has demanded that public services, including education, be excluded from the Trade in Services Agreement in its recommendations to the European Commission. More




04 February 2016

In war-torn Syria, funding for education is the only hope for out-of-school children

Five years into the Syrian conflict, 2.1 million children have lost their schools, while another 700 thousand are struggling abroad as refugees without access to education. More



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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.

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