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26 November 2014

The future of the teaching profession discussed in Vienna

While in Brussels earlier today, European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker announced a heavyweight plan to kick-start growth in the European Union, educators assembled in Vienna urged Commission officials present there to ensure that the education sector would especially benefit from these investments. More




26 November 2014

USA: Teacher union bans Coca-Cola from schools

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has banned Coca-Cola products from its facilities and events, citing Coca-Cola's child labour and human rights record. More




25 November 2014

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Gender-based violence is a fundamental violation of human rights. It is one of the worst manifestations of gender-based discrimination, disproportionately affecting girls and women, and a major obstacle to achieving gender equality. More




24 November 2014

High quality early childhood education on the agenda in Vienna

Around one hundred Early Childhood Education (ECE) specialists from Education International affiliates worldwide are meeting in Vienna, Austria, today and tomorrow to take stock of the current state of ECE around the world, and to discuss the way forward for EI in this field. 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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