[2014-09-25] Fiji: Three-day tour to end Unite campaign
Teacher unions in Fiji have come together in a three-day tour to mark the end of the Unite for Quality Education (Unite) campaign.
[2014-09-22] South Korea: Court decision restores KTU as a legal trade union
On 19 September, the Seoul High Court restored the legal status of the Korean Teachers and Education Workers’ Union (KTU) as a legal trade union.
[2014-09-19] Educators on the march for Quality Education in New Delhi
12,000 educators from all over India and international guests from the Asia-Pacific region braved the heat in New Delhi, India, this Friday, to march for Quality Education. The rally was one of the worldwide culmination events of Education International's Unite for Quality Education campaign.
Welcome to Education International Asia Pacific!
The Asia-Pacific region is EI's largest in geographical terms. Due to the sheer scale of the region, the issues that EI is dealing with differ in diverse cultural, social and economic contexts. For example, in South Asia EI deals with the dual problem of child illiteracy and child labour, and with the problem of gender equity and HIV/AIDS.
In Central Asia, EI is helping affiliates to address issues arising from the liberalisation of the national economies and education for all.
In Southeast Asia, EI along with its member organizations works to better organise on union issues including leadership and promote human and trade union rights.
In Northeast Asia, EI has been assisting teachers and other education workers to strengthen their organisations and protect and promote their fundamental freedom to form and join trade unions. In the Pacific, EI's affiliates are working on the right to education of indigenous peoples, education for all and the fight against the commercialisation of education. In total, EI has 72 affiliates in 35 countries and territories in the region.