[2013-05-30] US: 50 schools to be shut down - largest public school closure in history
Last week, Chicago announced the closure of 50 public schools, the majority of them on the South and West sides of the city, in the poorer neighbourhoods. The closures represent about eight per cent of the 681 public schools in Chicago, the third-largest school district in the country.
[2013-05-22] International support for Haiti unions
Achieving quality public education for all in Haiti took another step forward recently when EI and some of its affiliates met with EI Haitian member organisations.
[2013-05-13] Canada: Teachers’ survey flags scarce resources on human rights education
Teachers across Canada have identified a pressing need for more human rights’ tools and resources - especially when teaching younger children. This is according to a national survey by EI’s affiliate, the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF), and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
Welcome to Education International North America - Caribbean!
EI's North America and the Caribbean region is an area vibrant with development cooperation activities.
The south of the region is a location prone to frequent natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes. The mutual assistance given to one another and the solidarity expressed among EI affiliates in this region is exemplary. In total, EI has 28 affiliates in 20 countries and territories in the region.