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  1. Union renewal and development 2 March 2018

    EI: new podcast looks back at 25 years of Education International’s history

    To mark the quarter century of Education International, founding General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen recounts in his own words how the organisation came to be and how he sees its influence moving forward.

    EI: new podcast looks back at 25 years of Education International’s history
  2. Union renewal and development 1 March 2018

    Education International begins new chapter with new general secretary

    After 25 years Fred van Leeuwen officially hands over the keys to David Edwards, who will lead the organisation into its next phase promoting the teaching profession and public education around the world.

    Education International begins new chapter with new general secretary
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 February 2018

    North American and Caribbean education leaders work towards strong leadership in times of crises

    As Education International convenes its regional affiliates in Trinidad and Tobago, the challenges they face are as varied as they are common, from strengthening democracy, ensuring quality education to the future of trade unionism.

    North American and Caribbean education leaders work towards strong leadership in times of crises
  4. Union growth 15 February 2018

    EI: New podcast marks 25 years of solidarity with education workers

    As Education International (EI) celebrates its 25th anniversary, a new podcast helps us look back to past achievements that have helped thousands of teachers deliver quality education, no matter the circumstances.

    EI: New podcast marks 25 years of solidarity with education workers
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 14 February 2018

    The Council of Global Unions condemns attacks on labour rights

    The Council of Global Unions held its 12th meeting with a clear message in support of its members in the USA and against attacks on the American trade union movement.

    The Council of Global Unions condemns attacks on labour rights
  6. Union renewal and development 13 February 2018

    A leader in Swedish education is remembered for his lifetime’s work

    Family and friends traveled to Leksand, Sweden, to reflect on the life of Lars-Erik Klason, a champion of public education and trade unionism in both Sweden and around the world.

    A leader in Swedish education is remembered for his lifetime’s work
  7. Union renewal and development 8 February 2018

    Latin America

    Latin America

    Latin America
  8. Union renewal and development 8 February 2018

    Europe

    Europe

    Europe
  9. Union renewal and development 8 February 2018

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific
  10. Union renewal and development 8 February 2018

    Africa

    Africa

    Africa
  11. Union renewal and development 8 February 2018

    Worldwide

    Worldwide

    Worldwide
  12. Union renewal and development 1 February 2018

    #FundEducation: Teachers are essential to achieving quality education

    As the Global Partnership for Education meets for its Replenishment Conference in Dakar, Senegal, Education International leaders have stressed the importance of teachers in achieving quality education for all and in meeting the many challenges affecting education systems worldwide.

    #FundEducation: Teachers are essential to achieving quality education
  13. Union renewal and development 25 January 2018

    #EI25: reflections by Fernando M. Reimers, Harvard University

    Fernando M. Reimers

    I first heard about Education International in 1996. I had recently joined the staff at the World Bank, on a leave from Harvard University, to lead their education projects in Mexico, and I was invited by Maris O’Rourke, then director of the education group at the Bank, to meet a...

    #EI25: reflections by Fernando M. Reimers, Harvard University
  14. Union renewal and development 25 January 2018

    #EI25: Reflections by David Archer, ActionAid

    David Archer

    My first memory of meeting with Education International was in October 1999 – when ActionAid, Oxfam and the Global March for Child Labour met in Brussels to set up the Global Campaign for Education. That was a landmark moment – forging links between EI’s campaign on quality public education, Oxfam’s...

    #EI25: Reflections by David Archer, ActionAid
  15. Union renewal and development 25 January 2018

    As EI turns 25, a new series of podcasts sheds light on past and future

    A quarter of a century after its inception, a series of podcasts on Education International’s history, values and activities is putting sound to the organisation’s celebrations through the voices of its top leaders, past and present.

    As EI turns 25, a new series of podcasts sheds light on past and future
  16. Union renewal and development 24 January 2018

    EI teacher standards to create “common understanding” within the profession

    Australian researcher Tom Alegounarias presented his work on the development of global professional teaching standards to Education International’s Executive Board, part of an effort to provide teachers the power to define their own profession.

    EI teacher standards to create “common understanding” within the profession
  17. Union renewal and development 23 January 2018

    Education International names new General Secretary

    American David Edwards has been chosen to succeed outgoing and founding General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen after being named to the post by the organisation’s Executive Board.

    Education International names new General Secretary