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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 August 2017

    Spotlight-Cashing in on SDG 4

    Education International's Antonia Wulff explains that the sustainable development goal 4 could be summarised as more education of a better quality for all, and that quality and equity must be at the centre of the 2030 Agenda.

    Spotlight-Cashing in on SDG 4
  2. Union renewal and development 14 July 2017

    Tunisian and Arab teachers unions have lost an outstanding activist

    Education International mourns the death of Taher Dhaker, former General Secretary of the General Union of Basic Education in Tunisia (SGEB), who passed away on Thursday July 13, 2017 after a short illness.

    Tunisian and Arab teachers unions have lost an outstanding activist
  3. Union renewal and development 14 July 2017

    Zeynep Güneş and Ümit Aktaş: “We learnt of our dismissal in lists published on the Internet”

    Zeynep Güneş and Ümit Aktaş arrived in Istanbul this year from Mardin, a town in south-east Turkey. They taught for several years at the primary school there, including during the war and the curfews. Their arrival in Istanbul signalled a new departure, that began with their marriage in Mardin.

    Zeynep Güneş and Ümit Aktaş: “We learnt of our dismissal in lists published on the Internet”
  4. Union renewal and development 14 July 2017

    Context: 1540 Egitim-Sen teachers and academics dismissed

    Since the attempted coup in Turkey last summer and the introduction of the state of emergency, which has been in force since July 2016, the government has launched a massive witch hunt to ''rid the country” of so-called “terrorists and traitors".

    Context: 1540 Egitim-Sen teachers and academics dismissed
  5. Union renewal and development 11 July 2017

    Mithat Güley: ''I thought about starting a hunger strike''

    Mithat Güley taught biology at a high school for 16 years. At the start of the 2016-17 academic year, whilst on his way to school in the small town of Adiyaman, in the south-east of the country, Mithat received a phone call from a friend. He was told his name...

    Mithat Güley: ''I thought about starting a hunger strike''
  6. Union renewal and development 11 July 2017

    Ismet Akça: ''I no longer have a passport, I cannot leave the country''

    Ismet Akça had been an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Yıldız in Istanbul for 15 years. He has also been a member of the Executive of the university branch of the Eğitim-Sen for many years.

    Ismet Akça: ''I no longer have a passport, I cannot leave the country''
  7. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

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  8. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

    Latin America

    Latin America

    Latin America
  9. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

    Europe

    Europe

    Europe
  10. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific
  11. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

    Africa

    Africa

    Africa
  12. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

    ACCRS

    ACCRS

    ACCRS
  13. Union renewal and development 6 July 2017

    Worldwide

    Worldwide

    Worldwide
  14. Union renewal and development 4 July 2017

    America’s largest teachers’ union faces down Trump administration over charter schools

    The National Education Association will not meet with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos until she answers simple questions about her commitment to accountability and transparency for charter schools and to protecting America’s most vulnerable students.

    America’s largest teachers’ union faces down Trump administration over charter schools
  15. Union renewal and development 23 June 2017

    Upcoming events

    Upcoming events

    Upcoming events
  16. Union renewal and development 23 June 2017

    Latin America

    Latin America

    Latin America
  17. Union renewal and development 23 June 2017

    Europe

    Europe

    Europe