David Edwards is the General Secretary of Education International.
Written by David Edwards
The Human Capital Index is a measurement tool created by the World Bank to influence countries to invest more in health and education. With increased education financing a longstanding key demand of Education International and so crucial to achieve SDG4, one might wonder why I am sceptical about this index?..."What’s wrong with the World Bank’s Human Capital Index?", by David Edwards
World Teachers Day is an ideal moment to reflect on the status of the world’s teachers. Today, Education International will release its triennial report on this very issue. Education is at the centre of improvements to living standards and quality of life, yet we now increasingly face pressures and threats...“The Global Status of teachers and the Teaching Profession”, by David Edwards
In quality education systems around the world, behind student success there are invisible armies of education support personnel (ESP). These under-recognised workers are too often forgotten or ignored, but are absolutely vital for student success and wellbeing.Celebrating education’s unsung heroes, by David Edwards