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29 September 2016

Myanmar: teachers work from the ground up to strengthen union

With a young democracy as its backdrop, the Myanmar Teachers Federation continues to build its ranks across the country with the help of Education International and its affiliates’ experience one year after its creation. More




29 September 2016

Quebec union celebrates National Day for education support personnel

The Centrale des syndicats du Québec is celebrating the work and commitment of the province’s education support personnel, who are integral to transforming schools into communities and greatly contribute to students’ success. More




28 September 2016

New school year taken hostage by political unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ongoing political conflict has delayed the start of the new school year, keeping students from class while preventing unions from pressing for a better status for teachers and quality education for all children. More




27 September 2016

Iran: Teacher unionists worldwide welcome the release of Canadian academic

After months of repeated calls for her release, Homa Hoodfar, an internationally renowned anthropologist and professor at Montreal’s Concordia University, is now free after being imprisoned in Iran since June. More



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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.

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