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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 July 2018

    Mexico: Teachers fight to overhaul education reform measures

    The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) is pushing for a structural review of the 2013 education reforms introduced by outgoing president Enrique Peña Nieto.

    Mexico: Teachers fight to overhaul education reform measures
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 July 2018

    Germany: united for a greater investment in quality education

    Reacting to the recommendations of the European Union’s Commission in the framework of the “European Semester”, German teachers’ unions have insisted on the need to provide public education with adequate funding.

    Germany: united for a greater investment in quality education
  3. Leading the profession 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
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 8 May 2018

    Educators confront Pearson for funding profit driven Bridge International Academies

    Education activists, teachers and global union leaders went to London to urge shareholders at the Pearson Annual General Meeting to stop funding Bridge International Academies, a for-profit company that makes money by shortchanging the education of thousands of at risk children.

    Educators confront Pearson for funding profit driven Bridge International Academies
  5. Leading the profession 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
  6. Standards and working conditions 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
  7. Leading the profession 19 April 2018

    #MakeitPublic: New campaign to drive national education monitoring

    The Global Education Monitoring Report has launched #MakeitPublic, a new advocacy campaign calling on governments and regional organisations to report on education progress to their citizens.

    #MakeitPublic: New campaign to drive national education monitoring
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 April 2018

    The EU Copyright reform: Education ministries should play a stronger role in the copyright reform process to secure public interest, by Damjan Harisch

    Damjan Harisch

    The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia (Ministry) has taken keen interest in the EU Copyright reform, which was initiated by the EU Commission through a Proposal for a Directive on Copyrights in the digital single market in September 2016, following several years of public...

    The EU Copyright reform: Education ministries should play a stronger role in the copyright reform process to secure public interest, by Damjan Harisch
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 April 2018

    Canada’s copyright regime -- who’s afraid of fair dealing? by David Robinson

    David Robinson

    If you’re looking for a cure for insomnia, then perusing Canada’s Copyright Act[1] might just be what the doctor ordered. The Act weighs in at a hefty 176 pages of dense legal text that is sure to induce somnolent yearnings in even the most caffeinated reader. On the other hand,...

    Canada’s copyright regime -- who’s afraid of fair dealing? by David Robinson
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    UK: Survey reveals ‘heart-breaking’ impact of child poverty in schools

    Growing child poverty is affecting children’s learning in the UK, according to a recent National Education Union survey. However, schools and education staff are doing their utmost to provide the services and essentials of daily life to help disadvantaged families.

    UK: Survey reveals ‘heart-breaking’ impact of child poverty in schools
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre

    Teresa Nobre

    What can a teacher do in a classroom with a poem, a video, an artwork or a piece of music created by someone else? From early childhood education to higher education, literary and artistic works can be used by teachers, academics and researchers, education support personnel and students for educational...

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre
  12. Leading the profession 6 April 2018

    "Can we assess if school and classroom practices align with national educational goals?", by Kate Anderson, Helyn Kim, Seamus Hegarty and Martin Henry.

    Helyn Kim, Seamus Hegarty, Kate Anderson, Martin Henry

    Now more than ever, countries are orienting their policies toward equipping children and youth with a broad range of skills to succeed in the 21st century [1]. Given this widespread endorsement at the policy level, why don’t we see it happening in more schools? Could it be that schools lack...

    "Can we assess if school and classroom practices align with national educational goals?", by Kate Anderson, Helyn Kim, Seamus Hegarty and Martin Henry.
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 April 2018

    Education and copyright. It matters to you!

    (YES you can share these images and videos with your students, colleagues and anyone! But that is not always the case.)

    Education and copyright. It matters to you!
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 March 2018

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako

    Education International is sad to learn of the passing of Tom Bediako, an outstanding Ghanaian education trade unionist, who for over 10 years made a considerable contribution to the strengthening of education unions and quality education in Africa as Education International’s Chief Regional Coordinator for the region.”

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 March 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #20: Half-Hearted Commitment to Teacher Learning, by Mark Ginsburg

    Mark Ginsburg

    I recently completed work on a moderated discussion (Ginsburg et al., 2018) for the Comparative Education Review (CER) focused on the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise (WDR) (Filmer et al., 2018). In the moderated discussion I muted my voice in order to facilitate a conversation among...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #20: Half-Hearted Commitment to Teacher Learning, by Mark Ginsburg
  16. 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
  17. Standards and working conditions 22 March 2018

    France: education unions extremely worried for the quality of education public services

    While the country has faced a major strike in defense of public services, the French unions members of Education International recall their concerns for the status of government teachers, the quality of education and social dialogue.

    France: education unions extremely worried for the quality of education public services
  18. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 March 2018

    “Better dialogue, better schools, better communities”, by John Bangs

    John Bangs

    The fact that the International Summit on the Teaching Profession is now in its eighth year is one of those small miracles which counterbalance the mood of pessimism which affects the world’s politics. Founded in 2011 by the Obama Administration and the US teacher unions it is now an annual...

    “Better dialogue, better schools, better communities”, by John Bangs