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

Education International joins global leaders to launch Emergency Coalition
Education International strengthened its global partnerships Thursday as it joined an emergency coalition of leaders set on getting all children into quality schools. [Read more...]   [Other news]

500 days to get 57 million children to school
Working together to break down the barriers to education for the 57 million out-of-school children: this is the key aim of the 2015 Countdown Summit taking place today, 10 April, in Washington, DC, in the US. With only 500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), EI will play a key role in the summit alongside other organisations, campaigners, and youth leaders from around the world demanding equal opportunity and quality education for every child and young person. [Read more...]   [Other news]


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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Pauline Rose: Business leaders at the World Economic Forum must boost finance for educationAs political and business leaders gather in Davos for another year’s World Economic Forum, the Education for All Global Monitoring Report has released a new policy paper showing that contributions from corporations and private foundations combined total only $683 million a year, equivalent to just 5% that aid donors spend on education. And while aid donors are increasingly backing government-led education plans, private sector contributions often reflect business interests rather than the education needs of the poorest countries.
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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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Strategy and Information sharing meeting of EI Member organisations in GCE Coalitions
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