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22 August 2014

Sierra Leone: Teachers fall victim to Ebola

The deadly flu virus sweeping across Western Africa has reportedly claimed the lives of teachers in at least two areas of Sierra Leone, a country in the eye of the outbreak. More




21 August 2014

Tajikistan: EI workshops contribute to building a strong union

Teacher unions - their roles and challenges – along with the activites of Education International were at the core of recent trade union workshops in Tajikistan. More




20 August 2014

A World at School launches Thunderclap to ignite countdown

With only 500 days left to get 58 million children into the classroom, A World at School has ramped up their #EducationCountdown campaign to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of universal education. More




19 August 2014

Health crisis forces Higher Ed Conference to relocate

With the Ebola virus spreading sickness and fear throughout Western Africa, the president of Ghana has cancelled all international events, forcing November’s Higher Education and Research Conference to find a new host. 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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