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Professional Ethics

  1. Young members 27 June 2019

    "Teacher ethics: ethics of presence", by Eirick Prairat.

    Eirick Prairat

    The professionalisation of the teaching profession, initiated at the beginning of the 1990s, was conceived solely in terms of technical skills. There was little talk of ethics at the time. In this text, we would like to show that far from being “an extra soul”, ethics is at the heart...

    "Teacher ethics: ethics of presence", by Eirick Prairat.
  2. Climate action and literacy 27 June 2018

    EI promotes the ideas of youth to strengthen unions in Senegal and Ivory Coast

    The continuation of the program led by Education International in Senegal and Ivory Coast has the aim of spreading unionisation,getting young activists involved in union activity, and strengthening trade union unity.

    EI promotes the ideas of youth to strengthen unions in Senegal and Ivory Coast
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 April 2018

    Protecting and growing the profession: The Professional Standards Conundrum, by Jelmer Evers

    Jelmer Evers

    Not too long ago I had a formal lesson observation as part of my yearly performance review. It’s meant as a basis for professional growth and as such it succeeded. I enjoyed the reflection. In my view it should be a regular part of a teacher’s job, not just a...

    Protecting and growing the profession: The Professional Standards Conundrum, by Jelmer Evers
  4. Leading the profession 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
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 October 2017

    Education International’s Asia-Pacific leaders gather to tackle regional challenges

    Asia-Pacific education union leaders reiterated their commitment to quality education for all, working towards countering for-profit education privatisation, increasing  teacher professionalism and demanding respect for educators’ human and trade union rights.

    Education International’s Asia-Pacific leaders gather to tackle regional challenges
  6. Standards and working conditions 12 July 2017

    France: Unions criticise plans for sick leave waiting period in public sector

    EI-affiliated trade union groups in France have strongly criticised the French government's intention to reinstate a waiting day for public service employees in case of sick leave, describing the measure as “ineffective” and “unfair”.

    France: Unions criticise plans for sick leave waiting period in public sector
  7. Union renewal and development 3 May 2017

    Putting teachers at the heart of education systems the focus in Rotterdam

    The message on day one of the Unite for Quality Education and Leadership Conference was clear, with educators looking at making sure that teachers themselves are the architects of the profession and of education systems.

    Putting teachers at the heart of education systems the focus in Rotterdam
  8. Leading the profession 15 February 2017

    Finland: new oath for teachers introduced by union

    The teachers’ union, Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö, has introduced a new oath for teachers to take. The oath outlines principles of the profession and underscores the value of their work.

    Finland: new oath for teachers introduced by union
  9. Leading the profession 14 February 2017

    Dutch government asked to explain backing of for-profit education

    Dutch socialist party MPs have asked their Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development to take a stance on its support of Bridge International Academies, one of the world’s biggest and most questioned edubusinesses.

    Dutch government asked to explain backing of for-profit education
  10. Leading the profession 25 February 2014

    Uganda: Partners unite for quality educators

    Education partners in Uganda have united to consolidate the gains made to improve quality education in Northern Uganda through the Quality Educators for All (Quality-Ed) project. This commitment was made at a Quality-Ed workshop held in Kampala, from 18-21 February.

    Uganda: Partners unite for quality educators
  11. Leading the profession 9 February 2012

    Asia-Pacific: A National Code of Professional Ethics vital

    Codes of professional ethics are in the interest of students, teachers, other stakeholders in education and the teaching profession as a whole, to achieve quality education for all. That’s what delegates heard at two recent EI Asia-Pacific Region workshops on promoting Codes of Professional Ethics for the teaching profession.

    Asia-Pacific: A National Code of Professional Ethics vital
  12. Leading the profession 16 December 2010

    Council of Pacific Education adopts Code of Ethics

    Teachers are committed to the highest standards of professional service towards their students. Based on this certainty, the Council of Pacific Education (COPE) has adopted a Code of Ethics.

    Council of Pacific Education adopts Code of Ethics