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.
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.
Education unions from around the world are in Poland to find ways to better teach the Holocaust on the eve of the 70th anniversary marking the liberation of the extermination and concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Speaking during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Education International’s General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen asked the business community to support public school systems and help teachers improve education quality.
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.