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30 January 2015

Hopgood: empower all teachers to make global citizenship a reality

Using current events to highlight radicalisation and division, Education International’s President Susan Hopgood wasted no time in calling for greater attention on quality teaching as the answer to enhancing global citizenship education around the world. More



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30 January 2015

UK: Private schools not improving education quality - report

Academies and free schools in the UK are not improving education in themselves, according to a report from the cross-party parliamentary Education Select Committee, whose findings have prompted a strong reaction from teacher unions. More




29 January 2015

Call for global emergency education fund

Education International 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



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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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