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Research and Policy Development

  1. Leading the profession 12 May 2016

    Act globally, research locally

    Education researchers gathered at the 12th Research Network highlighted the need to collect evidence at global and regional levels linked to teachers’ working conditions and the negative impact of privatisation in education.

    Act globally, research locally
  2. Leading the profession 6 March 2016

    Teacher Summit puts teachers at the heart of their professional development

    With global events as the backdrop in Berlin for the Summit on the teaching profession, teacher unions made their message clear: teachers must be at the centre of their professional development.

    Teacher Summit puts teachers at the heart of their professional development
  3. Leading the profession 4 July 2014

    NEA launches campaign to end toxic testing

    The campaign for equity and against toxic testing is preparing to narrow its focus to target assessments and develop real accountability systems to improve education in the United States.

    NEA launches campaign to end toxic testing
  4. Leading the profession 28 April 2014

    Migration and austerity under EI Research Network spotlight

    EI wants free universal quality education for all to be a key priority for governments in the post-2015 agenda. That was the message from EI Deputy General Secretary David Edwards at EI’s 10th annual EI Research Network meeting being held from 28-29 April in Brussels, Belgium.

    Migration and austerity under EI Research Network spotlight
  5. Leading the profession 14 January 2014

    Africa: Research key to effective advocacy

    Developing unions’ capacity to undertake research, and broadening existing research activities, across Africa, was the focus of a recent EI Regional Research Network meeting.

    Africa: Research key to effective advocacy
  6. Leading the profession 16 April 2013

    Interview to Nina Bascia, University of Toronto

    Nina Bascia is a Professor and Director of the Collaborative Educational Policy Program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She is the author and editor of seven books and numerous articles on educational change and teachers’ work.

    Interview to Nina Bascia, University of Toronto
  7. Leading the profession 15 April 2013

    EI Research Network: Improving teacher status and rights

    The status of teachers as well as trends in freedom of association and collective bargaining since the financial and economic crisis were among the topics debated by participants at the 9th EI annual Research Network (ResNet) meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, on 10-11 April, 2013.

    EI Research Network: Improving teacher status and rights
  8. Leading the profession 2 May 2012

    Investing in higher education for the future

    The Ministers responsible for higher education in the 47 countries of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) adopted the Bucharest Communiqué – the highest political statement legitimising actions by governments across EHEA.

    Investing in higher education for the future
  9. Leading the profession 3 April 2012

    International researchers gather to share, examine and interpret the future of education

    Over 40 EI affiliates’ representatives from 20 countries gathered for the 8th EI Annual Research Network (ResNet), held in Brussels, Belgium, from 28-29 March. They discussed the future of quality education and teaching, and how research can best support education unions’ advocacy work, particularly in light of considerable cuts in...

    International researchers gather to share, examine and interpret the future of education
  10. Leading the profession 20 February 2012

    Seminar at Cambridge University explores the future of the teaching profession

    Teacher quality and the development of the teaching profession came under the microscope at a gathering of internationally renowned education policy experts at the University of Cambridge on 16 and 17 February.

    Seminar at Cambridge University explores the future of the teaching profession
  11. Leading the profession 15 November 2011

    IMF: Neoliberal agenda proven wrong by crisis

    A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) research paper finds that "good governance" – as defined by the World Bank market friendliness indicators – and financial market liberalisation both have had a strongly negative effect on countries' performance in the crisis.

    IMF: Neoliberal agenda proven wrong by crisis
  12. Leading the profession 2 September 2011

    EI Research Institute study: Equity is a fundamental value of public education

    EI has published an exciting new study looking at equity issues concerning teachers and students. The work was commissioned by the EI Research Institute to a team of researchers, led by Dr. Elizabeth Wood, at the University of Exeter.

    EI Research Institute study: Equity is a fundamental value of public education
  13. Leading the profession 10 August 2011

    UK: New analysis highlights education divide

    Research undertaken by one of EI’s British affiliates, the University and College Union (UCU), has highlighted significant disparities in educational achievement among different areas of the same cities across the nation.

    UK: New analysis highlights education divide