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  1. Future of work in education 12 June 2020

    “Preparing for a post-COVID-19 world and working to prevent student dropout: good union practices in the fight against child labour”, by Samuel Grumiau and Pedi Anawi.

    Pedi Anawi, Samuel Grumiau

    According to the ILO, there are over 150 million child labourers worldwide. Conscious of this challenge and keen to promote the right to a quality education for all, EI members in thirteen countries have initiated programmes to eradicate child labour with the support of EI and its partners. While there...

    “Preparing for a post-COVID-19 world and working to prevent student dropout: good union practices in the fight against child labour”, by Samuel Grumiau and Pedi Anawi.
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 June 2020

    “Coronavirus hits Canada’s campuses”, by David Robinson.

    David Robinson

    As in other parts of the world, the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly and radically upended universities and colleges in Canada. Across the country, campuses are deserted, teaching has migrated to virtual platforms, and important research has been put on hold.

    “Coronavirus hits Canada’s campuses”, by David Robinson.
  3. Climate action and literacy 20 February 2020

    “Calling Educators to Action on Climate Crisis”, by Gustavo E. Fischman, Daniel Fischer, Iveta Silova and Jordan King.

    Daniel Fischer, Jordan King, Gustavo E. Fischman, Iveta Silova

    Across the globe, youth are acting with urgency and passion to challenge the inadequate response of global leaders to the climate crisis, aiming to propel action toward sustainability and justice. Thousands of young students on all continents are participating in school strikes and mobilizing for other related actions to call...

    “Calling Educators to Action on Climate Crisis”, by Gustavo E. Fischman, Daniel Fischer, Iveta Silova and Jordan King.
  4. Democracy 28 February 2019

    "Students and Climate Change: A Lesson in Global Citizenship", by David Edwards

    David Edwards

    Student mobilisation on climate change is a strong call on democracy to deliver for the planet. It is a rejection of “climate deniers”, but also of “business as usual.” Its ultimate success will depend on expanding the mobilisation while graduating from protest to politics, including by linking lower carbon emissions...

    "Students and Climate Change: A Lesson in Global Citizenship", by David Edwards
  5. Climate action and literacy 22 February 2019

    Teachers support students in their fight against climate change

    The student mobilisations against climate change are growing in intensity and reach - now teachers are voicing their support for their students' courage and determination.

    Teachers support students in their fight against climate change
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2018

    Power of Advocacy and Partnership, by Princess R. Moss

    Princess R. Moss

    As a teacher and education advocate here in the United States, I am in a position to see the inter-connections of all that is good and all that is troubling about our country. I see the hope, happiness, and diversity our children have. I also see the chaos and hate...

    Power of Advocacy and Partnership, by Princess R. Moss
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 October 2018

    OECD report underlines link between poverty and educational outcomes

    The causal relationship between poverty and low educational performance has been underlined in a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

    OECD report underlines link between poverty and educational outcomes
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 October 2018

    US educators fight over student debt and loan fraud

    American Federation of Teachers’ members have filed a class-action lawsuit against the student loan servicer Navient for misleading borrowers and called for immediate action.

    US educators fight over student debt and loan fraud
  9. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    Spain: FECCOO mobilises students and local communities on World Refugee day

    On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, students from the Instituto de Enseñanza Secundaria La Morería and the Colegio Santa Creu launched an exhibition of the artistic works they have realized as part of a collaborative urban photomontage that will be organised in the coming months in Mislata with...

    Spain: FECCOO mobilises students and local communities on World Refugee day
  10. Standards and working conditions 17 July 2017

    Saudi Arabia: Call to halt execution of peaceful protestors

    Education International strongly urges Saudi Arabian authorities to halt the execution of student Mujtaba’a al-Sweikat and other men facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia for protest-related offences.

    Saudi Arabia: Call to halt execution of peaceful protestors
  11. Union renewal and development 17 March 2006

    Republic of Ireland: ASTI Welcomes Student Discipline Report

    EI affiliate the ASTI has welcomed recommendations made by the Task Force on Student Behaviour. Commenting on the actions outlined by the Minister for Education and Science to deal with serious behaviour issues in second level schools, the ASTI General Secretary, John White said: "This is an excellent report which...

    Republic of Ireland: ASTI Welcomes Student Discipline Report
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 February 2006

    South Africa: Bungle over exam has pupils & teachers fuming

    Eastern Cape Education Department superintendent-general Dave Edley yesterday promised an investigation to discover how the province published the wrong date for the matric supplementary examinations.

    South Africa: Bungle over exam has pupils & teachers fuming
  13. Standards and working conditions 13 January 2006

    France: Demonstrations planned from 30 January

    EI affiliates in France will be joined by the national students’ union UNEF between January 30 and February 4 in protesting against the government’s lack of investment in education.

    France: Demonstrations planned from 30 January