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29 January 2015

Call for global emergency education fund

Education International (EI) has declared its support for a global emergency education fund to be established for children who are out of school because of conflict, disease, or natural disasters. More




29 January 2015

An honest look at the facts is needed to improve the way we teach about the Holocaust

Renowned historian and Yale professor Timothy Snyder captivated educators in Krakow, instantly converting them into admiring students eager to learn, as he untangled the complex and often misunderstood history of the Holocaust. More




28 January 2015

Ireland: Unions act to ensure quality Junior Cycle State exams system

In Ireland, teacher trade unionists went out on strike on two separate days in support of their belief that every student is entitled to a fair, impartial, and transparent Junior Cycle State externally-assessed examination. More




27 January 2015

Finland: “Education: A Tool for Peace and Development”

Future development goals after 2015 must have education and teachers at their core. And educators must speak with one voice to defend and promote quality education for all, their professional status, and working conditions. More



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About EI

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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