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The Fiji Teachers’ Union (FTU) has repeatedly asked public authorities to enter discussions to ensure safe practices around student worksheets. And it has called on educators to get vaccinated against COVID-19.Fiji: Education union raises concerns about threat to health of teachers and students
Education International strongly condemns the Hong Kong government for cutting ties with the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union (HKPTU), the city’s largest teachers’ union with around 95,000 members and representing 90 per cent of the city’s educators. EI also denounces severe violations of academic freedom and a systematic attack on...Education International expresses solidarity with Hong Kong education union and academic freedom worldwide
Rwandan education workers’ union SYPERWA organised a tour to meet teachers from private schools and help them solve the problems encountered. Thanks to Education International’s COVID-19 solidarity fund, the union has been able to map the issues for teachers affected by COVID-19, provide legal assistance to teachers suspended as a...Rwanda: SYPERWA stands by teachers during the crisis
Education International's affiliate in Ecuador, the National Educators’ Union (UNE), has launched a difficult struggle to advocate for quality public education for the Ecuadorian people.Ecuador: Teachers on hunger strike for quality public education
As with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and regardless of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, SDG4 aiming to provide everyone with quality education, are not likely to be achieved by 2030. As the World Education Summit takes place this week, and the...No emergence of Africa without substantial public funding for education at the national level.
Education International is calling for an end to the repression against students, workers, activists, and others who are fighting for democracy in Belarus and facing a nationwide crackdown. A series of repressive actions in recent weeks, from the arbitrary arrests of activists to the illegal raids on NGO’s, have raised...Belarus: Education International calls for an end to crackdown on democratic forces