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We are the voice of teachers and education workers around the world.

Through our 386 member organisations, we represent more than 32.5 million teachers and education support personnel in 178 countries and territories.

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Informed and empowered by teachers and education support personnel everywhere, we develop tools and strategies that enable us to work across all sectors of education and all regions of the world to effect change and create a better future for our students. Click here to see how we work and find out more about our priorities below.

  1. Quality education for all

  2. The profession

  3. Rights and democracy

  4. Building union power

Latest Updates

  1. News 2021-05-07

    US support for the TRIPS waiver: a step closer to equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all

    Education International calls on members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to follow the lead of the United States and support the “TRIPS waiver” proposal initiated by South Africa and India to lift intellectual property rights on COVID-19 vaccines and medical products.

    US support for the TRIPS waiver: a step closer to equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all
  2. News 2021-05-06

    Colombia: Global education movement condemns abuses of basic human rights

    Education International and its affiliates around the globe are deeply concerned about the brutal repression of protests in Colombia. The global trade union federation demands democratic governance of the country and urges public authorities to put a halt to human rights abuses.

    Colombia: Global education movement condemns abuses of basic human rights
  3. News 2021-05-05

    Korea: EI Denounces discriminatory property registration system for teachers

    The Korean Federation of Teachers Association (KFTA), a member organisation of Education International, reported that the Korean government is trying to impose new measures that would force teachers and other public servants to register their properties as well as those of their spouses, parents, children, and grandchildren with the authorities.

    Korea: EI Denounces discriminatory property registration system for teachers
  4. News 2021-05-04

    India: Union calls for end to election process as election duty teachers die from COVID-19

    The All India Primary Teachers Federation (AIPTF) has urged the government to stop the election process until the public health crisis is under better control. The call comes as the AIPTF mourns the deaths of many teachers after they were infected with COVID-19 during polling duties at recent elections in...

    India: Union calls for end to election process as election duty teachers die from COVID-19