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gender equality

  1. Equity and inclusion 6 February 2018

    Women leadership: from the beginning, of utmost importance for EI

    The second episode of a series of four podcasts covering the history of Education International, focuses on the organisation’s engagement and action in favour of women leaders.

    Women leadership: from the beginning, of utmost importance for EI
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 January 2018

    Education financing crisis sorely missed in World Bank’s Report

    Education International has made the voice of the world’s educators heard loud and clear at the Belgian launch of the World Bank’s World Development Report.

    Education financing crisis sorely missed in World Bank’s Report
  3. Equity and inclusion 3 January 2018

    Germany: Students need role models of both genders

    The German education union, Verband Bildung und Erziehung, has reiterated the crucial importance of role models from both genders for school students.

    Germany: Students need role models of both genders
  4. Equity and inclusion 12 December 2017

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #7: “The Gender Dimension in the World Bank’s Perception”, by Nelly Stromquist

    Nelly P. Stromquist

    With the production of a World Development Report focused on education, the World Bank makes a decisive claim to its authority in education policy. Given an introductory section acknowledging 119 “researchers and specialists across the world” who provided “feedback and suggestions” for the report (WDR 2018 hereafter), it would seem...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #7: “The Gender Dimension in the World Bank’s Perception”, by Nelly Stromquist
  5. Union renewal and development 24 November 2017

    Gender Equality in development co-operation among the General Union of Palestinian Teachers (GUPT), the National Union of Teachers (NUT), and the Union of Education Norway (Utdanningsforbundet, UEN) as of 2017

    The NUT and the UEN’s co-operation efforts with the GUPT date back to the early ‘90s.

    Gender Equality in development co-operation among the General Union of Palestinian Teachers (GUPT), the National Union of Teachers (NUT), and the Union of Education Norway (Utdanningsforbundet, UEN) as of 2017
  6. Equity and inclusion 28 September 2017

    Curriculum, Textbooks and Gender Stereotypes: The case of Pakistan

    Haleema Masud

    Education holds the power to form the understanding, attitudes and the behaviour of individuals. It is used as a tool for the promotion of national identities and can enhance the privilege of certain groups in the society (Smith, 1991), including men’s power over women. Gender roles and inequalities are reproduced,...

    Curriculum, Textbooks and Gender Stereotypes: The case of Pakistan
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2017

    New OECD report takes aim at teacher salaries, class size and gender equality

    The release of the 2017 edition of the OECD’s ‘Education at a Glance’ contains data supporting Education International’s position that teacher salaries remain stagnant and that class size does have an impact on student outcomes.

    New OECD report takes aim at teacher salaries, class size and gender equality
  8. Equity and inclusion 25 July 2017

    Tanzania: Union leaders support efforts to achieve gender equality

    Leaders of the Tanzania Teachers' Union have agreed on the importance of achieving gender equality in their trade union and enhancing women’s leadership skills, and committed themselves to strategies to achieve it.

    Tanzania: Union leaders support efforts to achieve gender equality
  9. Equity and inclusion 5 July 2017

    Southern Africa: unions unite to advance the gender agenda

    Female leadership, school-related gender-based violence, and resource mobilisation were among the many topics that came under the spotlight at the Southern Africa Women in Education Network Gender Training and Advocacy workshop.

    Southern Africa: unions unite to advance the gender agenda
  10. Equity and inclusion 6 March 2006

    EI Statement on the International Women's Day, 8 March 2006 - Public Quality Education to achieve Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

    During the UN Millennium Summit in the year 2000, world leaders reaffirmed their commitment to achieving equal rights for women and girls by approving Goal 3 on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. It was not the first time that such a pledge had been made.

    EI Statement on the International Women's Day, 8 March 2006 - Public Quality Education to achieve Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  11. Equity and inclusion 2 March 2006

    UK: Gender pay gap is worst in Europe

    EI affiliates in the UK have expressed their opinions following the publication of the Women and Work Commission’s ‘Shaping a Fairer Future’ report which found women earn only 83% of the male hourly rate.

    UK: Gender pay gap is worst in Europe