[2015-08-31] Kenya: education union urges government to respect court order to boost teacher salaries

The Kenya National Union of Teachers’ General Secretary Wilson Sossion has demanded the Government to comply with a court order requiring the Teachers’ Service Commission to increase teachers’ wages by 50 to 60 percent.

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[2015-08-27] Nigeria: 500 Days - Chibok Parents continue search for Daughters

As 27 August marks the 500th day since 273 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped, Education International and concerned citizens the world over continue to put pressure on the Nigerian Government.

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[2015-08-24] Cameroon: trade union workshop addresses women’s rights

A seminar on women's rights in Bafoussam, Cameroon, organised by the Swedish union Lärarförbundet and Cameroon’s education unions affiliated with Education International, was undertaken to help participants better understand and tackle the issues.

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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.