Ei-iE

equality in education

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 10 December 2020

    Malaysia: Union solidarity for remote education for marginalised students

    Education International has joined the National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) to support Malaysian students from poor and marginalised communities to access online classes crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Malaysia: Union solidarity for remote education for marginalised students
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 2 November 2020

    UK: Trade unions highlight the unequal impact of COVID-19 on students

    Disadvantaged children and young people, as well as students from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities will be given additional priorityby teacher unions in the United Kingdom (UK). The unions have reaffirmed their commitment to help mitigate the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis on their students’ education.

    UK: Trade unions highlight the unequal impact of COVID-19 on students
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 July 2020

    India: Union calls for elementary school resumption to reduce digital divide

    An Education International affiliate representing elementary school teachers in India has called on the government to fundamentally shift its approach to education. The union voiced its concern over growing inequality stemming from distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    India: Union calls for elementary school resumption to reduce digital divide
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 July 2020

    Australia: Union report highlights digital divide for public school students

    The Australian Education Union has published a report showing a significant digital gap during the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of digital inclusion for public school students.

    Australia: Union report highlights digital divide for public school students
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 October 2019

    Cali Agreement: A Renewed Commitment to Inclusive Education

    The International Forum on Inclusion and Equity in Education held in Cali, Colombia, late last September highlighted the continuing barriers to inclusive and equitable education for all.

    Cali Agreement: A Renewed Commitment to Inclusive Education
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 March 2019

    “Education is our best defense against scapegoat narratives – but needs consistent investment”, by Clare O’ Hagan.

    Clare O’Hagan

    Education, as shown in the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, ‘Building Bridges not Walls’, has a great ability to fight discrimination with inclusive rhetoric. It can help newcomers adapt to new environments, and it can prepare host communities to accept and celebrate their presence.

    “Education is our best defense against scapegoat narratives – but needs consistent investment”, by Clare O’ Hagan.
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 August 2017

    UK: student attainment gap must be narrowed to achieve quality education for all

    Education unions have reacted to the latest report into the progress made by the UK Government to narrow the student attainment gap, demanding that public authorities stop austerity measures and increase investment in the education system.

    UK: student attainment gap must be narrowed to achieve quality education for all
  8. Standards and working conditions 12 July 2013

    The great Gonski

    Mar Candela

    The great Gonski
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 February 2006

    USA: “No Child Left Behind” is failing to lead the way, say affiliates

    While both the AFT and NEA agree that the NCLB initiative established laudable goals - high standards, accountability for all, and the belief that all children can learn, regardless of their background or ability - its underfunding and bureaucracy are masking the true progress made in schools.

    USA: “No Child Left Behind” is failing to lead the way, say affiliates