[2016-10-13] Nigeria: bittersweet news as 21 kidnapped Chibok girls are released

Education International (EI) joins with the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education in welcoming the rescue of 21 kidnapped Chibok girls while urging the focus to return to the 200 still missing.

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[2016-10-05] Ugandan teachers unite for their public school system

On World Teachers’ Day, and in the face of the privatisation of their school system, educators from Uganda have gathered for an event attended by the thousands to demand quality education for all.

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[2016-09-28] New school year taken hostage by political unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ongoing political conflict has delayed the start of the new school year, keeping students from class while preventing unions from pressing for a better status for teachers and quality education for all children.

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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.