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Education Budgets

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 5 January 2021

    The Philippines: Trade union calls for greater resources for distance learning

    As in many countries during the pandemic, the Philippines shifted to distance learning modalities to enable education continuity. However, the remote learning programme met with problems of inadequate funding and issues of Internet connectivity and access to teaching and learning resources. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), one of Education...

    The Philippines: Trade union calls for greater resources for distance learning
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 March 2020

    Brazil: National strike in education gains support from other sectors

    The Confederación Nacional de Trabajadores de Educación (CNTE), Education International affiliate in Brazil, has called a major nationwide strike in education, protesting the policies of the Bolsonaro administration. The trade union centre in Brazil - Central Única de los trabajadores de Brasil (CUT) – and other organisations have announced they...

    Brazil: National strike in education gains support from other sectors
  3. Union renewal and development 20 September 2018

    “Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?”, by Keith M Lewin

    Keith Lewin

    As plans for the establishment of the Education Outcomes Fund develop, Keith Lewin reviews the fund’s design and, highlighting various critical issues, questions the central claim that it will be a gamechanger for education outcomes.

    “Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?”, by Keith M Lewin
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 5 April 2018

    Australia: Educators’ campaign for public schools’ fair funding

    The Australian Education Union is demanding that public schools are properly resourced by public authorities with the launch of a new phase of its schools funding campaign – “Fair Funding Now!”

    Australia: Educators’ campaign for public schools’ fair funding
  5. Leading the profession 15 December 2017

    The new compact on domestic financing for education

    David Archer

    The replenishment events of major global funds tend to be donor-dominated affairs, but on 2nd February 2018 the replenishment of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) promises to be different. For the first time ever a replenishment conference will take place in Africa – hosted by Senegal – and on...

    The new compact on domestic financing for education
  6. Standards and working conditions 2 March 2006

    USA: Affiliates unite to oppose "65% solution"

    EI affiliates the AFT and NEA are united in their opposition to proposed legislation that would require a minimum of 65% of education spending in school districts goes to direct instruction in the classroom.

    USA: Affiliates unite to oppose "65% solution"
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 21 February 2006

    Indonesia: 8.1% education budget is unacceptable

    EI strongly supports its Indonesian affiliate, PGRI's campaign to raise the country's education budget. In 2005, only 8.1% of its national budget was dedicated to education, far lower than that of neighbouring countries such as Thailand (27%) and Malaysia (20%).

    Indonesia: 8.1% education budget is unacceptable
  8. Standards and working conditions 12 December 2005

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal update

    EI sent a message of solidarity to its Bulgarian affiliates, as they launched a general strike today to urge the government to increase the education budget and improve teacher salaries.

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal update