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26 February 2015

Education heavyweights line up to support the rights of Korean teachers

The Global Campaign for Education has called on the South Korean authorities to respect the basic union rights of teachers in a powerful statement of solidarity delivered at its world assembly in Johannesburg, South Africa. More




25 February 2015

African educators throw their support behind Post-2015 education agenda

Leading stakeholders in African education made a bold statement in Kigali, Rwanda this month when they pledged to actively develop a new education agenda to help shape the future of the continent. More




24 February 2015

Submit your slogan proposal for the World Education Forum

The Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) is running a twitter-based crowd sourcing competition for education partners to come up with a slogan for the World Education Forum 2015, to be held from 19-22 May 2015, in Incheon, Republic of Korea. More




23 February 2015

Death of a public education champion

Alain Mouchoux, former ETUCE General Secretary, unexpectedly passed away in the morning of 22 February at the age of 77. "A strongly committed trade union activist and a true public education champion has left us," says EI General Secretary, Fred van Leeuwen. "Our heartfelt condolences go out to his wife Claudine and to his children." 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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