Ei-iE

Education For All

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 February 2006

    USA: Affiliates united in opposition to proposed education budget cuts

    EI affiliates the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and National Education Authority (NEA) are united in their opposition to proposed budget cuts for education.

    USA: Affiliates united in opposition to proposed education budget cuts
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 February 2006

    South Africa: Bungle over exam has pupils & teachers fuming

    Eastern Cape Education Department superintendent-general Dave Edley yesterday promised an investigation to discover how the province published the wrong date for the matric supplementary examinations.

    South Africa: Bungle over exam has pupils & teachers fuming
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 February 2006

    USA: “No Child Left Behind” is failing to lead the way, say affiliates

    While both the AFT and NEA agree that the NCLB initiative established laudable goals - high standards, accountability for all, and the belief that all children can learn, regardless of their background or ability - its underfunding and bureaucracy are masking the true progress made in schools.

    USA: “No Child Left Behind” is failing to lead the way, say affiliates
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 January 2006

    Botswana reintroduces school fees

    Botswana has announced the reintroduction of fees in its state secondary schools after more than 20 years of free education.

    Botswana reintroduces school fees
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 January 2006

    South Africa: Poor parents miss out on fees waiver

    No state school opening its doors over the next two weeks is likely to waive fees, despite Education Minister Naledi Pandor’s promise to that effect, EI affiliate SADTU said.

    South Africa: Poor parents miss out on fees waiver
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 October 2005

    Kenya: challenges after EFA

    Kenya is the first Education-For-All (EFA) country in Africa to make primary education free. This happened when the National Rainbow Coalition came to power at the end of 2002.

    Kenya: challenges after EFA
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 July 2005

    What will come out of the G8?

    Past summits made empty promises. Will this one be different?

    What will come out of the G8?
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 May 2005

    Major victories for EFA in the Andes

    The Education For All programme has received a major boost in the Andes region with education unions winning breakthrough commitments from their governments to enter into formal consultation processes on how the programme will operate.

    Major victories for EFA in the Andes