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 policies promoting equity lead to growth and prosperity, says latest OECD report
As the world exits the economic crisis, a new report argues that education and skills will be critical to restoring long-term growth, tackling unemployment, promoting competitiveness, and nurturing more inclusive and cohesive societies. [Read more...]   [Other news]

Literacy and sustainable development go hand-in-hand
To highlight how a literate society paves the way toward a positive future, UNESCO is making sustainable development the focus and theme to mark this year’s International Literacy Day. [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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