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Education International

  1. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    ACCRS

    ACCRS

    ACCRS
  2. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    Worldwide

    Worldwide

    Worldwide
  3. Union renewal and development 29 March 2018

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako

    Education International is sad to learn of the passing of Tom Bediako, an outstanding Ghanaian education trade unionist, who for over 10 years made a considerable contribution to the strengthening of education unions and quality education in Africa as Education International’s Chief Regional Coordinator for the region.”

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako
  4. Union growth 21 February 2018

    Refugee integration policy needs concerted effort

    The need for concerted efforts at national and international levels to effectively integrate refugee children into education was highlighted at a seminar hosted by Education International. The seminar also focused on the need for action in education policy to reduce the risk of a lost generation of children.

    Refugee integration policy needs concerted effort
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 January 2018

    EI at heart of new International Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International’s President, Susan Hopgood, has been appointed Co-Vice Chair of the Working Group of the newly established International Education Workforce Initiative.

    EI at heart of new International Education Workforce Initiative
  6. Union growth 2 January 2018

    25th anniversary sparks renewed activity from Education International

    Wishing everyone a prosperous new year, Education International will hit the ground running to start 2018, and, as ever, the global federation of education trade unions will work hard defending the interests of all workers in the education sector, and promoting access to quality public education for all.

    25th anniversary sparks renewed activity from Education International
  7. Fighting the commercialisation of education 24 October 2017

    Education International responds to the Global Education Monitoring Report on accountability

    The Report is a major step forward in reflecting both the realities of the teaching profession and the harmful effects that test-based accountability and merit pay have had on education systems and the profession.

    Education International responds to the Global Education Monitoring Report on accountability
  8. Union renewal and development 17 October 2017

    EI consults teachers globally on professional status

    Education International is currently carrying out an extensive and ground-breaking worldwide survey that explores teachers’ realities and perceptions globally.

    EI consults teachers globally on professional status
  9. Standards and working conditions 19 June 2017

    Study opens new pathways for the future of education unions

    A new report by Education International looks at the empowerment and development of the teaching profession through best-practice examples of union renewal, organisation and growth.

    Study opens new pathways for the future of education unions
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 10 May 2006

    Côte d'Ivoire: SYNESCI headoffice occupied and devastated

    EI contacted the President of Côte d'Ivoire to deplore the occupation and devastation of the headoffice of affiliate, the "Syndicat national des enseignants du second degré de Côte d’Ivoire" (SYNESCI) since 4 May. An EI mission conducted at the end of April was not able to confirm the physical security...

    Côte d'Ivoire: SYNESCI headoffice occupied and devastated
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 April 2006

    Press Release 5/2006: EI President Thulas Nxesi: Governments must commit to spend more on Education

    With Global Action Week on Education almost upon us, world leaders are under pressure to make a move on education sector commitments. As part of the Global Action Week campaign, EI President Thulas Nxesi yesterday called on governments worldwide to translate words into actions and to spend more on education.

    Press Release 5/2006: EI President Thulas Nxesi: Governments must commit to spend more on Education
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 4 April 2006

    Ethiopia: EI letter to the Prime Minister

    EI issued a formal letter to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia on 4 Apr, protesting against the ruling of the Ethiopian Federal High Court on 30 March to recognise the government-sponsored Ethiopian Teacher Association instead of the authentic Ethiopian Teacher Association affiliated to EI.

    Ethiopia: EI letter to the Prime Minister
  13. Fighting the commercialisation of education 3 April 2006

    GATS: EI Lobby at the WTO

    EI held a series of meetings with the officials and negotiators of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as services negotiations resumed in Geneva this week. Monique Fouilhoux, EI’s education and employment co-ordinator, was joined by representatives of affiliates from Australia, Canada, and Denmark.

    GATS: EI Lobby at the WTO
  14. Union growth 31 March 2006

    Ethiopia: International mobilisation to support the authentic teachers' association

    EI witnessed another dramatic development affecting teachers and their union in Ethiopia. On Thursday 30 March 2006, the Ethiopian Federal High Court ruled that the authentic ETA leadership (EI's affiliate) has to hand over every asset and property of the association to a government-sponsored group also called ETA.

    Ethiopia: International mobilisation to support the authentic teachers' association
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 31 March 2006

    EI takes part in preparing the contribution of the international trade union movement to the G8 Summit tp be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in July 2006

    On the occasion of the consultations held with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in Washington DC, USA, from 27 to 31 March 2006, EI Deputy General Secretary Elie Jouen also took part in the meeting of the TUAC group on economic issues, which was responsible for...

    EI takes part in preparing the contribution of the international trade union movement to the G8 Summit tp be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in July 2006