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

Through our 383 member organisations, we represent more than 32 million teachers and education support personnel in 178 countries and territories.

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Our Priorities

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. Statements 30 May 2024

    Global union leaders affirm support for Palestinian trade unions and the Palestinian people

    This week leaders of eight Global Union Federations (GUFs) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) travelled to Ramallah to convey their solidarity to unions in the West Bank and Gaza. These organisations represent almost every sector of the global economy and have members in more than 150 countries representing...

    Global union leaders affirm support for Palestinian trade unions and the Palestinian people
  2. News 27 May 2024

    Go Public! Strengthening Iraq’s public education system

    Public education in Iraq has been severely impacted by years of crisis, armed conflict, and economic challenges. Education International’s affiliates in Iraq are rallying under the Go Public! Fund Education campaign, advocating for a well-resourced, equitable public education system that empowers, respects, and values teachers and education professionals.

    Go Public! Strengthening Iraq’s public education system
  3. News 27 May 2024

    Fostering peace through education: A priority for Japanese and Korean unions

    In a world overrun with conflict and war, the story of education unions in Japan and Korea is an example of how education can be used to build peace. The two nations share a complicated history. They have fought on and off since at least the 7th Century. In 1910,...

    Fostering peace through education: A priority for Japanese and Korean unions
  4. Worlds of Education 23 May 2024

    Growing our unions to transform our profession

    Mary Bousted

    In the lead-up to Education International’s 10th World Congress, we invited members of the Executive Board to share their thoughts about the theme of the Congress: “Growing our unions, elevating our professions, defending democracy”.

    Growing our unions to transform our profession
  5. 22 May 2024

    Universities at the turning point: Go Public! Fund Education

    More public funding of Higher Education is crucial for advancing global knowledge and innovation. Countries investing robustly in education often lead in Research & Development, driving forward their economies and societal advancements.

    Universities at the turning point: Go Public! Fund Education

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