Launched in January 2006, the new EFAIDS Programme is an initiative of EI and its partners the WHO (World Health Organisation) and EDC (Education Development Center).

It combines the efforts of teachers' unions in advocating for Education For All (EFA) at national level with their commitment to HIV/AIDS prevention in schools locally. The Programme is essentially a fusion of two previously separate initiatives, namely the HIV/AIDS Prevention Programme and the EFA programme.

World AIDS Day 2009 - Take the Lead on AIDS

Australia: Cuts to Gonski funding detrimental to public education
The Australian government’s cuts to Gonski funding will rip AUS$2.67 billion out of public schools, equivalent to 20,000 teachers, according to new research highlighted by the Australian Education Union (AEU), one of Education International’s national affiliates. [Read more...]   [Other news]

Tajikistan: Union builds access to quality inclusive schools in remote regions
Teachers are working towards increasing access and opportunities to quality education in the country’s dense mountainous areas where children and especially girls are denied a place in the classroom. [Read more...]   [Other news]

Articles

Global action week: equal rights for children with disabilitiesChildren with disabilities are more likely to be out of school than any other group of children. The Global Campaign for Education’s action week from 4-10 May 2014 aims to challenge the exclusion faced by disabled children in realising their right to education.
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Remarks of Fred van Leeuwen, Education International's General Secretary, at the International Conference of the Israel Teachers Union and Education International, 9-11 February 2014Thank you very much for that kind introduction. General Secretary Wasserman, distinguished presenters, guests and colleagues: I am very pleased to be here with you at a pivotal time in the global discussion and decision-making about education and the future.
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Events

World Day against Child Labour, 12 June 2014
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World Day against Child Labour 2013
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International Conference on Child Labour - "School is the best place to work: Education unions against child labour"
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World Day against Child Labour 2012
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