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23 March 2017

Brazilians launch indefinite strike against pension reform

The Confederación Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación joined massive protests in Brazil on Wednesday, 15 March to oppose the pension system reform proposed by President Michel Temer’s interim government. More




22 March 2017

Raising Arabic female teachers’ voices

At the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, female education union leaders reasserted their solidarity with their sisters in Arab countries, with a specific focus on Bahrain. More




21 March 2017

Canadian receives Global Teacher Prize

Maggie MacDonnell of Quebec, and a member of Education International’s Quebec affiliate, CSQ, was selected from among 20,000 nominees worldwide at the Varkey Foundation’s Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai. More




21 March 2017

Educators will not let racial discrimination undermine refugees’ and migrants’ rights

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Education International and its affiliates firmly reassert their commitment to provide teachers with classroom-ready material helping them to combat racism and xenophobia. 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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