Education International has launched an urgent action appeal, calling on its members to show solidarity with Dominican teachers and their families after the tropical storm Erika badly struck the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Amid the increasing number of refugees seeking peace and safety across Europe, teacher unions in Education International’s European Region are stressing the importance of integrating refugee children in schools as students return to the classroom.
The Confederación de Trabajadores de la Educación de la República Argentina has criticised a bill adopted by the country’s Chamber of Deputies that it says undermines the social right to early education of all children.
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.