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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2019

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.

    Dr. Robert Jeyakumar

    I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
  2. Standards and working conditions 10 September 2019

    Education at a Glance 2019 shows governments must accelerate progress towards SDG 4 and quality education for all

    Reacting to the newly published Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Education at a Glance report, Education International welcomes progress made in a number of countries in several aspects of educational provision, but insists that other major areas of education remain a cause of great concern for educators.

    Education at a Glance 2019 shows governments must accelerate progress towards SDG 4 and quality education for all
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 September 2019

    DRC: EI and its affiliates campaign for free public education

    While they welcomed the news that state sector primary education was to become completely free at the point of use when the government announced its decision to do away with school fees, teachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have reiterated their concerns about teachers’ salaries and the need...

    DRC: EI and its affiliates campaign for free public education
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 September 2019

    International Literacy Day: Eradicating illiteracy starts with free quality public education

    Education International (EI) General Secretary warns that the world is off track in terms of achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 on quality education, including in literacy. More needs to be done to turn the tide and eradicate illiteracy.

    International Literacy Day: Eradicating illiteracy starts with free quality public education
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 September 2019

    “Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Cote d’Ivoire: problematic privatization and a framework to be redefined”, by Eric Lavigne.

    Eric Lavigne

    The Pathways to Education and Work research group from the University of Toronto has published its report entitled “Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Cote d’Ivoire”. The study assesses, negatively, the results of privatization of education on technical and vocational education and training (TVET), calls for more public participation,...

    “Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Cote d’Ivoire: problematic privatization and a framework to be redefined”, by Eric Lavigne.
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 September 2019

    Germany: stop public investment in arms, increase spending in quality education!

    Commemorating the start of World War II, German educators have reiterated their commitment to the initiative on disarmament and peace education recently adopted by Education International and its affiliates.

    Germany: stop public investment in arms, increase spending in quality education!
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 3 September 2019

    Mozambique: educators set up a trade union to open social dialogue and improve teachers’ conditions

    Crowning a global development cooperation initiative, the 4th Congress of the Organizaçao Nacional dos Professores modified the organisation’s constitution to become a trade union able to engage in social dialogue and improve teachers’ working and living conditions.

    Mozambique: educators set up a trade union to open social dialogue and improve teachers’ conditions
  8. Union growth 30 August 2019

    Iraq: education union reaffirms commitment to quality public education for all in Kurdistan

    At its 30th Executive Council meeting, the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union emphasised the need for the Iraqi region’s public authorities to ensure quality teacher training, a quality education environment and counter the rampant privatisation in the sector.

    Iraq: education union reaffirms commitment to quality public education for all in Kurdistan
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 August 2019

    EI calls on Employment and Labour Ministers in G20 countries to refocus on education

    Education International leadership attending the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial meeting remind ministers that education has to be part of any meaningful long-term strategy to address our common challenges.

    EI calls on Employment and Labour Ministers in G20 countries to refocus on education
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 August 2019

    “G20: no long-lasting change without education”, by David Edwards.

    David Edwards

    The G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial meeting here in Japan is an opportunity to reflect. EI and other Global Unions are participating in the Labour 20 – L20 which represents the interests of workers at the G20 level. It importantly unites trade unions across G20 countries and our Global Union...

    “G20: no long-lasting change without education”, by David Edwards.
  11. 27 August 2019

    Off Track

    Educators Assess Progress Towards SDG 4.

    Off Track
  12. Equity and inclusion 27 August 2019

    Australia: National Skills Week highlights urgent need for more TAFE funding

    In the framework of the Australian National Skills Week, held from 26 August - 1st September, educators urge the Federal Government to put a halt to the cuts in funding for technical and further education and the sector’s privatisation.

    Australia: National Skills Week highlights urgent need for more TAFE funding