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Education involves the development of humanity. This requires valuing the humanity of teachers as people and professionals, and the importance of their complex work to teach learners and equip them to thrive in their lives. Below, we discuss our background paper submitted to the United Nation's High-Level Panel on the...Valuing the humanity of teachers and the teaching profession
In 1968, Martin Luther King addressed striking sanitation workers in Memphis, but his words will resonate with teachers around the world today: “. . . whenever you are engaged in work that serves humanity and is for the building of humanity, it has dignity and it has worth”. Tackling what...Teaching in an age of crises: rediscovering the importance of dignity
The President of the All India Primary Teachers' Federation passed away peacefully on September 22, 2023.The global education community mourns the passing of education and union champion Ram Pal Singh Ji
The 9th meeting of the Education International Climate Network took place online on September 20. Fossil fuel subsidies and their impact on education, as well as education union strategies for fossil fuel divestment, and the continued mobilisation for climate education were on the agenda.Education unionists strategise action against fossil fuels
Education International fully supports the thousands of teachers and members of its affiliates in Nepal demonstrating to demand a respected and valued teaching profession in the face of a new law that seeks to curb their trade union rights.Nepal: Massive mobilisation of teachers denounce education law which aims to restrict their rights
October 14, 2023. A normal date for most people around the world, but in Australia, it is the date to change history.The positive force of student activism for Indigenous Australian rights