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Status of Teachers

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 August 2018

    Statement to the G20 Education and Employment Ministers

    As the voice of the world’s educators, we welcome the inclusion of education as a priority for the G20, and hope the commitment to education will be ensured moving forward into Japan in 2019.

    Statement to the G20 Education and Employment Ministers
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 August 2018

    Kenya: delocalisation policy deepens teacher shortage

    The Kenya National Union of Teachers has called on its government to stop the delocalisation policy that has forced more than a hundred teachers to leave the profession act to close the national teacher gap, and stop the current teacher appraisal system.

    Kenya: delocalisation policy deepens teacher shortage
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 July 2018

    Indonesia: governmental promise to hire 100,000 teachers and bridge the teacher gap

    Indonesian education unionists have welcomed the announcement made by the national government during a Public Discussion on National Education to hire 100,000 teachers in 2018 in an effort to combat the teacher shortage in the country.

    Indonesia: governmental promise to hire 100,000 teachers and bridge the teacher gap
  4. Union growth 29 June 2018

    Canada: EI honours two prominent union leaders from Quebec

    The Congress of the Centrale de syndicats du Québec highlighted the importance of education’ trade unions for workers, students and society as a whole, and acknowledged the work of two eminent union leaders, Louise Chabot and Daniel Lafrenière.

    Canada: EI honours two prominent union leaders from Quebec
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 June 2018

    Unions vow to remain strong despite Janus ruling

    The Supreme Court of the United States just delivered a painful blow to working people and to the unions which stand up for their rights. In a narrow 5 to 4 vote, the justices decided in the Janus v. AFSCME case, that public sector unions must use their resources to...

    Unions vow to remain strong despite Janus ruling
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 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
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 28 May 2018

    Iraq: Teachers’ salary cuts limited

    Kurdistan’s education trade union was successful in easing drastic salary cuts planned for teachers.

    Iraq: Teachers’ salary cuts limited
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 May 2018

    #ResNet: Amplifying teacher voice: getting stuck into research, by Philippa Cordingley

    Philippa Cordingley

    One of the things we are exploring in our research into how different countries construct teachers’ professional identities that will be presented at Education International’s annual Research Network meeting today, is the nature of the links between investing in research-informed teaching and amplifying teachers’ collective professional voice.

    #ResNet: Amplifying teacher voice: getting stuck into research, by Philippa Cordingley
  9. Standards and working conditions 26 April 2018

    Nigeria: Address quality education at home first, not by sending teachers abroad

    Liberia’s request for Nigerian teachers under the Technical Assistance Corps agreement has been met with condemnation of the Nigerian authorities by education unions, arguing that Nigeria itself is struggling to deliver quality education.

    Nigeria: Address quality education at home first, not by sending teachers abroad
  10. Future of work in education 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
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 April 2018

    Education International assesses World Bank's Development Report on education

    Just ahead of the World Bank Spring Meetings, Education International is launching a publication that brings together multiple voices from around the world to provide a Reality Check on the World Bank’s 2018 World Development Report on education.

    Education International assesses World Bank's Development Report on education
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 April 2018

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country

    Dutch educators in the southern part of The Netherlands have protested in favour of improved salaries and working conditions following similar activities nationally and regionally.

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 March 2018

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International has welcomed the launch of the Education Workforce Initiative by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative