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20 July 2016

EI President commends the AFT for its 100 years of championing quality public education

Education International's President Susan Hopgood joined the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Federation of Teachers, thanking the education union “for setting an important example”, and “fighting for the public school, for equity and for democratic values”. More




20 July 2016

Education International speaks on behalf of workers and trade unions at UN high-level forum

Meeting in New York City, the High-Level Political Forum is convening to review the progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, and EI is there to share the voice of the trade union movement. More




20 July 2016

UNESCO event calls for policies to ensure no one is left behind

In its efforts to drum up support for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Quality Education, UNESCO co-organised a high level meeting with UNICEF in New York on 19 July. More




20 July 2016

Turkey’s democratic principles crumble as government purges education sector

In response to the latest developments in Turkey, Education International cannot stand idle to what it sees as the degradation of democratic values and strongly condemns the government’s actions which now target the country’s educators. 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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