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  1. Union renewal and development 13 November 2015

    A plethora of new faces ready to tackle ambitious education agenda

    Sporting 12 new members, Education International’s Executive Board is ready to get down to business as it prepares to convene in Brussels for the first time since the World Congress in Ottawa.

    A plethora of new faces ready to tackle ambitious education agenda
  2. Union renewal and development 9 November 2015

    Iraq: teacher unions work to maintain education as conflict continues

    Even amidst reports that show the increasing challenges facing education, especially refugee students and teachers, education unions from Iraq and abroad are focused on finding sustainable solutions, despite constant uncertainty facing the war torn country.

    Iraq: teacher unions work to maintain education as conflict continues
  3. Union renewal and development 15 October 2015

    Security and funding at the core of African regional committee

    Education International’s African committee is convening with a focus on the two major challenges that hamper quality education on the continent: lack of school security and the urgent need for funding.

    Security and funding at the core of African regional committee
  4. Union renewal and development 8 October 2015

    Arab teachers' unions establish new Arab Organization for Education

    Education unions from twelve Arab countries met on 7 and 8 October in Beirut to establish a new Arab organisation to promote education quality, the status of teachers and democratic development in their countries.

    Arab teachers' unions establish new Arab Organization for Education
  5. Union renewal and development 30 September 2015

    New EI Research team in Brussels

    A new research team is now taking up the coordination and production of materials around the privatisation of education, human rights and other poignant issues relevant to teachers around the world.

    New EI Research team in Brussels
  6. Union renewal and development 4 September 2015

    EI staff steps in to help refugees in Brussels

    Sometimes simple solutions go a long way in solving big challenges, which is why EI staff in Brussels are helping to provide much needed items to scores of refugees camped out in the city’s centre.

    EI staff steps in to help refugees in Brussels
  7. Union renewal and development 27 August 2015

    Make your voice heard in the post-2015 indicator selection - deadline September 4th

    The global education community is now in the final phase of setting the Global Sustainable Development Goals and Education for All agendas – Education 2030. Civil society has been instrumental in securing an ambitious, rights-based framework for education post-2015.

    Make your voice heard in the post-2015 indicator selection - deadline September 4th
  8. Union renewal and development 19 August 2015

    The World's Largest Lesson on the home stretch

    Less than six weeks are left until the Global Goals for Sustainable Development are launched at the United Nations. To celebrate this, the World’s Largest Lesson will take place in schools around the world. To prepare, a toolkit has been launched.

    The World's Largest Lesson on the home stretch
  9. Union renewal and development 10 August 2015

    Hopgood internet highlights: EI is valued but battles remain

    Education International is stronger than ever, but so are the challenges – that’s the perspective EI President Hopgood gave some 2,000 delegates in her keynote address to the 7th World Congress in Ottawa.

    Hopgood internet highlights: EI is valued but battles remain
  10. Union renewal and development 5 August 2015

    Kounka Damianova

    Education International and the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) have learned with shock and sadness of the passing of Kounka Damianova (66), who led the International Department of the Bulgarian Teachers’ Union (SEB) for many years. Ms Damianova died suddenly at SEB’s headquarters in Sofia on 4 August,...

    Kounka Damianova