[2015-05-13] Teachers stand against xenophobia and violence in South Africa

Education International’s affiliates in South Africa, the South African Democratic Teachers' Union and the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa, have strongly condemned recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals.

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[2015-04-20] Madagascar: Calls for dialogue around trade union rights and quality education

A memorandum of understanding signed by the Malagasy Ministry of Education and trade unions and associations infringes trade union rights, according to teacher trade unions in Madagascar.

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[2015-04-14] Nigeria: Education community concerned about girls still missing after one year

Over 270 girls are still missing in Nigeria, one year after their abduction. Educators worldwide have not forgotten about them and reiterate that schools everywhere must remain safe sanctuaries.

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Welcome to Education International Africa!

Africa is a huge region where EI´s affiliated member organisations function in difficult conditions and environments, and in countries which account for the bulk of out-of-school children.

EI represents 111 affiliates in 50 countries, from Algeria in the north to South Africa in the south, from Sierra Leone in the west to Mauritius in the east. EI works on two current problems that are confronting the continent a whole; the realisation of the Education For All UN Millenium Development Goal and the halting of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.