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On the second anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, Education International (EI) joined the Global Day of Action called by the Confederation of Trade Unions, Myanmar (CTUM) to demand for the formal diplomatic recognition of the National Unity Government (NUG) as the legitimate representatives of the people of Myanmar,...Myanmar : Global Action Day and solidarity for the return of democracy
Education International and member organisations fully support the National Education Union (NEU), organising a one-day strike in England and Wales on February 1st to demand a fully funded, above inflation pay rise for educators.UK: Educators deserve a pay rise now!
During a four-day solidarity mission to Israel and Palestine, elected leaders of Education International (EI) and the US National Education Association (NEA) leaders met with governmental authorities, trade union activists, UN agencies and teachers. They also welcomed the agreement on the timely payment and increase of Palestinian educators’ salaries.Israel/Palestine: Educators planting the seeds of hope
On 24 January, Education International marked the International Day of Education by launching its new global campaign: Go Public! Fund Education. The campaign is an urgent call for governments to fully fund public education and to value, respect, and pay teachers and education workers as the indispensable professionals at the...Education unions across the world mobilise to Go Public and Fund Education
Through the John Thompson Fellowship (JTF) Programme , education unionists are given the opportunity to gain direct and valuable information, exchange experiences, ideas, and best practices and foster solidarity among the organisations. Education International, DC partners and education unions have taken stock of successful results in North Asia and launched...The John Thompson Fellowship Programme, from Asia to Africa
On 24 January 2023, International Day of Education, Education International is launching a new global campaign to fund public education and the teaching profession. The campaign Go public! Fund Education will support Education International´s member organisations in their fight against budget cuts, austerity, and privatisation, and as they mobilise to...Go public! Fund Education: Education International launches new global campaign