Latest News on Education


22 February 2017

Kenya: Blow to Bridge International Academies

Ten schools owned by the edubusiness Bridge International Academies will have to close in Kenya because of low educational standards. More




22 February 2017

France and Canada: 58th and 59th countries to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

Education International has welcomed the move by France and Canada to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war. More




21 February 2017

Iraq: building peace and understanding through art

Education union members in Kurdistan’s Iraqi region have shown their willingness, through a joint teachers’ and students’ art and handicraft exhibition, to work together towards building peace and understanding across their region and country. More




20 February 2017

Tanzania: Innovative collaboration targets early childhood teachers

In partnership with the Tanzania Teachers’ Union, Education International has launched the “Developing teachers, improving early learning in Tanzania” project, which aims to improve the professional knowledge, skills, and competence of early childhood teachers. More



See a list of all the news

About EI

Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

Regional websites