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  1. Union growth 9 August 2018

    #EI25: "Remaining a trade unionist and staying strong", by Marième Sakho Dansokho (SYPROS, Senegal)

    Marième Sakho Dansokho

    Education International (EI) is celebrating 25 years of existence; 25 years of advocacy for education and the teaching profession. A long journey peppered with successes, wins and persistent challenges. EI and its affiliated organisations have to contend with capital and capitalists more concerned with their own profits than with the...

    #EI25: "Remaining a trade unionist and staying strong", by Marième Sakho Dansokho (SYPROS, Senegal)
  2. Democracy 20 June 2018

    ILO Director General denounces “New Brutalism”

    “We have entered an age of new brutalism,” ILO Director General Guy Ryder told delegates of the 5th World Congress of UNI in Liverpool on 19 June. “We have entered an age where it is OK to dehumanize those who are rejected, who are marginalized, who are different or who...

    ILO Director General denounces “New Brutalism”
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 31 May 2018

    Arab countries’ unions crucial to achieve international goals on education in their region

    Arab teacher union leaders have reasserted the need for public authorities in their region to listen to teacher organisations carefully, especially concerning current burning issues in their schools, notably refugee students and educators.

    Arab countries’ unions crucial to achieve international goals on education in their region
  4. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

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  5. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    Latin America

    Latin America

    Latin America
  6. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    Europe

    Europe

    Europe
  7. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific
  8. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    Africa

    Africa

    Africa
  9. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    ACCRS

    ACCRS

    ACCRS
  10. Union renewal and development 24 May 2018

    Worldwide

    Worldwide

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  12. Union renewal and development 18 May 2018

    The right to live and learn in peace must not dim

    EI condemns the use of lethal force that resulted in the deaths of dozens of Palestinian protesters and the scores of injured, including children, on the Gaza border earlier this week. EI is particularly concerned by what this now means for the fledgling peace process and joins with the wider...

    The right to live and learn in peace must not dim
  13. Union renewal and development 12 May 2018

    African educators bid farewell to one of their former leaders

    Thomas Ango Bediako (87), Education International’s Chief Regional Coordinator from 1993 until 2003, was laid to rest in his birthtown Kotwa, Bakwai District, Ghana, on 10 May. More than two thousand people took part in the ceremonies, which lasted a full day.

    African educators bid farewell to one of their former leaders
  14. Union renewal and development 2 May 2018

    #EI25: "Making a difference in a different world", by Davanand Sinanan (TTUTA, Trinidad and Tobago)

    Davanand Sinanan

    Few would argue that the world has changed in a significant manner over the last decade through a combination of geopolitics and communication technology. The rapid rate of change seems to have caught most people off-guard and as a result is struggling to keep pace. Very few analysists have been...

    #EI25: "Making a difference in a different world", by Davanand Sinanan (TTUTA, Trinidad and Tobago)
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 March 2018

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako

    Education International is sad to learn of the passing of Tom Bediako, an outstanding Ghanaian education trade unionist, who for over 10 years made a considerable contribution to the strengthening of education unions and quality education in Africa as Education International’s Chief Regional Coordinator for the region.”

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako
  16. Union growth 27 March 2018

    The responsibility of the French-speaking public authorities in guaranteeing quality public education for all is reaffirmed

    During Global Francophonie Week, the Comité syndical francophone de l'éducation et de la formation recalled the need for democracy around the world, which necessarily requires “free quality public education funded mainly by States”.

    The responsibility of the French-speaking public authorities in guaranteeing quality public education for all is reaffirmed
  17. Standards and working conditions 23 March 2018

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International has welcomed the launch of the Education Workforce Initiative by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative