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Quality Teaching

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 March 2018

    Global dialogue in support of the teaching profession

    The 8th annual International Summit on the Teaching Profession to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 22-23 March is, once again, a good opportunity to discuss the teaching profession between those who represent teachers and those who represent governments.

    Global dialogue in support of the teaching profession
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 March 2018

    UK teacher unionist wins Global Teacher Prize award

    Education International congratulates UK teacher unionist Andria Zafirakou upon winning the 2018 Global Teacher Prize award.

    UK teacher unionist wins Global Teacher Prize award
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 February 2018

    North American and Caribbean education leaders work towards strong leadership in times of crises

    As Education International convenes its regional affiliates in Trinidad and Tobago, the challenges they face are as varied as they are common, from strengthening democracy, ensuring quality education to the future of trade unionism.

    North American and Caribbean education leaders work towards strong leadership in times of crises
  4. Union growth 22 February 2018

    Burkina Faso: United teacher unions secure landmark agreement with government

    The National Coordination of Education Unions in Burkina Faso has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government, a landmark agreement covering access to education and improved working conditions.

    Burkina Faso: United teacher unions secure landmark agreement with government
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 February 2018

    USA: joint teacher union action aims to put education secretary on notice

    The American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association have teamed up to deliver 80,000 report cards to Secretary DeVos’ doorstep on the anniversary of her appointment to call for her resignation.

    USA: joint teacher union action aims to put education secretary on notice
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 February 2018

    UK: Public watchdog marks Government’s card over teacher shortages

    UK education unions have urged the government to urgently address the serious teacher supply problem, in light of a report on teacher numbers from the government’s Public Accounts Committee.

    UK: Public watchdog marks Government’s card over teacher shortages
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 February 2018

    Germany: Research highlights teachers’ excessive working hours

    A study commissioned by a teacher union shows that, in Germany, teachers work one hour and 40 minutes longer than other public employees per week, endangering their health.

    Germany: Research highlights teachers’ excessive working hours
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 February 2018

    #FundEducation: Teachers are essential to achieving quality education

    As the Global Partnership for Education meets for its Replenishment Conference in Dakar, Senegal, Education International leaders have stressed the importance of teachers in achieving quality education for all and in meeting the many challenges affecting education systems worldwide.

    #FundEducation: Teachers are essential to achieving quality education
  9. Leading the profession 30 January 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #12:The World Bank and the chalkface: a teacher’s perspective by Jelmer Evers

    Jelmer Evers

    My colleagues in my school probably know the World Bank quite superficially, at least if they teach economics history, geography or social sciences. For the rest of them I would say there is name recognition, but not much more than that. However, they would recognize its policy, the tone and...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #12:The World Bank and the chalkface: a teacher’s perspective by Jelmer Evers
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 January 2018

    Measuring breadth of learning in Zambian primary schools

    This survey investigated the breadth of learning opportunities available in selected Zambian Primary Schools.

    Measuring breadth of learning in Zambian primary schools
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 January 2018

    Breadth of Learning: Assessment of the Breadth of learning Opportunities in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya

    This report is based on a partnership project with Brookings in which Education International worked with the KNUT on a secondary school survey and ZNUT on a primary school survey to investigate the breadth of learning opportunities available in state schools.

    Breadth of Learning: Assessment of the Breadth of learning Opportunities in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya
  12. Union renewal and development 22 January 2018

    EI at heart of new International Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International’s President, Susan Hopgood, has been appointed Co-Vice Chair of the Working Group of the newly established International Education Workforce Initiative.

    EI at heart of new International Education Workforce Initiative
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 January 2018

    Education financing crisis sorely missed in World Bank’s Report

    Education International has made the voice of the world’s educators heard loud and clear at the Belgian launch of the World Bank’s World Development Report.

    Education financing crisis sorely missed in World Bank’s Report
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 January 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #10: “We Need More than Just Better Teachers?” by Pasi Sahlberg

    Pasi Sahlberg

    The World Development report 2018 (WDR2018) is right about the global learning crisis: many children not in school, educational inequity, and low quality of learning outcomes. But it often misses the point when trying to use available evidence to realize education’s promise. The problem is that there are so many...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #10: “We Need More than Just Better Teachers?” by Pasi Sahlberg
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 January 2018

    DRC: United action to strengthen education unions

    Education unions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched a joint programme for study circles in schools aimed at revitalising teacher trade unionism.

    DRC: United action to strengthen education unions
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 January 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #9: A Critical Analysis of the World Bank’s World Development Report on Education by Steven J. Klees

    Steve Klees

    The annual World Development Report (WDR) is the World Bank’s flagship publication. The 2018 report is entitled Learning to Realize Education’s Promise. In the 40 year history of the WDR, this is the first time its focus has been on education. Many commentators have welcomed this as needed in this...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #9: A Critical Analysis of the World Bank’s World Development Report on Education by Steven J. Klees