Ei-iE

justice

  1. Equity and inclusion 28 August 2020

    United States: AFT mobilises for 28 August March on Washington

    Many thousands of people are marching in Washington, DC in the “Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks”. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), several other trade unions as well as civil rights and other civil society organisations are mobilising to bring attention to systemic racism, the need for...

    United States: AFT mobilises for 28 August March on Washington
  2. Union growth 10 January 2020

    Iran: unions demand transparent investigation into plane crash

    Education unions call for a clarification of the circumstances that led to the crash of Ukraine International Flight 752 outside Tehran, which claimed 176 victims, including professors and students.

    Iran: unions demand transparent investigation into plane crash
  3. Trade union rights are human rights 20 August 2019

    500 days of injustice – We must right the wrong and #FreeLula

    Today, August 20th, marks 500 days of the wrongful imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio ‘Lula’ da Silva. This is a day of action and mobilisation for justice. Educators from around the world stand with their Brazilian colleagues in the call for freedom for President Lula. Join us!

    500 days of injustice – We must right the wrong and #FreeLula
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 July 2019

    “Productive capabilities develop TVET’s contribution to social justice”, by Gavin Moodie.

    Gavin Moodie

    Education International’s new report on "Technical and Vocational Education and Training as a Framework for Social Justice" charts a new way for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to advance social justice.

    “Productive capabilities develop TVET’s contribution to social justice”, by Gavin Moodie.
  5. Union renewal and development 21 July 2019

    Leadership in social justice at the core of women’s agenda

    The Women's Caucus met today in the framework of the 8th EI World Congress. In her welcoming remarks, Susan Hopgood, president of Education International (EI) reminded participants of the Congress theme - Educators and their unions taking the lead - because “we have to...who will if not us?”

    Leadership in social justice at the core of women’s agenda
  6. Union renewal and development 6 September 2018

    #EI25: "And if those who are absent were …. right, at times?", by Daniel B. Lafrenière

    Daniel B. Lafrenière

    There is an old French adage that says “les absents ont toujours tort,” which means that those who are absent are always in the wrong (or always get the blame). But what if they were right after all under certain circumstances? This seems to be the case in the field...

    #EI25: "And if those who are absent were …. right, at times?", by Daniel B. Lafrenière
  7. Democracy 25 July 2018

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
  8. Union growth 26 September 2017

    Mexico: Educators worldwide mourn victims, past and present

    Victims of injustice and natural catastrophes have been remembered today September 26, weeks after hurricanes and earthquakes added many to the numbers of deceased, and three years after the forced disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa.

    Mexico: Educators worldwide mourn victims, past and present