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development cooperation

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 15 October 2020

    Liberia: Action plan to fight privatisation and strengthen education union

    The National Teachers' Association of Liberia (NTAL) has set up an action plan to build on work done on fighting privatisation, as well as strengthening the education union.

    Liberia: Action plan to fight privatisation and strengthen education union
  2. Union renewal and development 8 July 2020

    Obituary: Emanuel Acrisine Fatoma

    Education International is deeply saddened by the loss of our great colleague, Emanuel Fatoma, who passed on Monday, the 6th of July 2020 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Emanuel Fatoma will be remembered as a great teacher and education advocate who incessantly pursued social justice for all, particularly for the teaching...

    Obituary: Emanuel Acrisine Fatoma
  3. Union renewal and development 2 March 2020

    Empower to lead: EI’s Development Cooperation Network meets in Brussels

    The meeting of the Development Cooperation Network is taking place in Belgium from 2-4 March and brings together 50 union representatives from 25 countries across the world. Participants are joining forces to identify opportunities to work together and effect change in their countries and communities.

    Empower to lead: EI’s Development Cooperation Network meets in Brussels
  4. Union renewal and development 4 February 2020

    Sweden: Study visit bonds international education unionists

    Trade union organisation, the teaching profession, and the teacher/student relationship sparked fruitful discussions during a study visit attended by teacher union representatives of the Gambia, Indonesia, Malawi, the Philippines, and South Africa. The visit was organised by the Swedish education union, Lärarförbundet, in Sweden, on the occasion of World Teachers’...

    Sweden: Study visit bonds international education unionists
  5. Union renewal and development 4 February 2020

    Malawi: International solidarity helps union to lead post-natural disaster relief activities for teachers

    With the financial assistance of Education International and its affiliates, the Teachers’ Union of Malawi spearheaded diverse relief and support activities for teachers affected by the devastating Cyclone Idai, which struck the country in March 2019.

    Malawi: International solidarity helps union to lead post-natural disaster relief activities for teachers
  6. Union renewal and development 4 February 2020

    The John Thompson Fellowship training, instrumental to developing unions and teacher quality in the Pacific

    Education unionists from five Pacific Island countries benefited from training under the framework of the John Thompson Fellowship Programme. They were supported in building a stronger voice for teachers and a stronger representation to contribute to education reforms.

    The John Thompson Fellowship training, instrumental to developing unions and teacher quality in the Pacific
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 4 February 2020

    Colombia: International trade union solidarity, the engine behind the development of Schools as Territories of Peace

    In order to build a lasting peace in Colombia, a development cooperation programme between Canadian and Colombian teachers’ unions has helped to develop pedagogical circles and the programme of the Schools as Territories of Peace project.

    Colombia: International trade union solidarity, the engine behind the development of Schools as Territories of Peace
  8. Union renewal and development 12 June 2019

    Palestine: development cooperation increases the capacities of early childhood educators’ union and improves their working conditions

    The General Union of Workers in Kindergarten and Private Schools is enhancing its capacity to organise and represent early childhood education sector workers thanks to development cooperation with other education unions.

    Palestine: development cooperation increases the capacities of early childhood educators’ union and improves their working conditions
  9. Union renewal and development 6 June 2019

    Finland: trade unionists take development cooperation work to heart

    Confronted with the elimination of government support, the teacher union Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö, one of Education International’s member organisations, decided to review its international affairs strategy to ensure it can go on leading development cooperation activities in the future.

    Finland: trade unionists take development cooperation work to heart
  10. Union renewal and development 24 May 2019

    Development cooperation: how can education unions work best as a network?

    In an Education International’s EdVoices podcast, Danish Union of Teachers’ International Secretary Tore Asmussen and the Director of international and social justice programme of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation Dan Martin reflect on the importance for education unions to work collectively as a network on development cooperation issues and stress the...

    Development cooperation: how can education unions work best as a network?
  11. Union renewal and development 23 May 2019

    Chad: a quarterly trade union newsletter resulting from successful development cooperation

    Fruitful cooperation between education unions from the French-speaking world has brought tangible results with the production, printing and distribution of a trade union newsletter, a valuable communication tool ensuring that trade union action gets noticed and supporting the maintenance or increase of union organisation in education.

    Chad: a quarterly trade union newsletter resulting from successful development cooperation
  12. Union renewal and development 22 January 2019

    Working together better in development cooperation activities

    Education unions have reaffirmed the importance of increasing and enhancing development cooperation activities at global and regional levels, and developed tools to this end.

    Working together better in development cooperation activities
  13. Union renewal and development 14 January 2019

    Annual EI Development Cooperation meeting: setting the roadmap for 2023

    The annual Education International Development Cooperation meeting is a key tool to gather education unions to exchange information, experiences and ideas to build up the capacity of their members.

    Annual EI Development Cooperation meeting: setting the roadmap for 2023
  14. Union renewal and development 2 October 2018

    Mozambique: International support in new union creation

    In Mozambique, significant progress is being made in creating a new education union, with the help and support of Education International and its affiliates.

    Mozambique: International support in new union creation