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Articles from Syria

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 28 February 2020

    Syria: EI condemns the targeting of schools in the war

    At least 20 civilians, including children and teachers, were killed in the Idlib region of Syria in airstrikes. Many more were wounded. The attack took place on 25 February and targeted eight school facilities.

    Syria: EI condemns the targeting of schools in the war
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 24 October 2019

    Syria: Education union reports terrible toll of Turkish military aggression in Northeastern Syria

    According to one of Education International’s affiliates in Iraq, the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union, the Turkish attack in Northeastern Syria has already caused immense loss, with 18 teachers and 22 students killed, 810 schools damaged, 22 schools destroyed, and 86,000 students unable to attend classes. 5,000 refugees are reported to have...

    Syria: Education union reports terrible toll of Turkish military aggression in Northeastern Syria
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2019

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.

    Dr. Robert Jeyakumar

    I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 3 July 2018

    Global Response research, reports and papers

    The effects of commercialisation and privatisation have a serious impact on students, communities and public education systems. We use research as a guide to inform the campaign and create an accurate picture of trends, tendencies and outcomes.

    Global Response research, reports and papers
  5. Union growth 13 March 2018

    UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria

    Driven by the desperate situation of Syrian children, Education International has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to increase the pressure on all parties to the conflict.

    UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria
  6. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    NASUWT (UK) joins forces with Citizens UK to promote « refugee welcome schools »

    The UK’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis means that at least 20,000 refugees from that conflict will arrive between now and 2020. Many will be resettled in communities that have never hosted refugees before.

    NASUWT (UK) joins forces with Citizens UK to promote « refugee welcome schools »
  7. Fighting the commercialisation of education 31 May 2017

    Investing in the crisis: Private participation in the education of Syrian refugees

    Zeena Zakharia, Francine Menashy

    This study explores the complex interrelationship between conflict and private sector participation through a case study of the education of Syrian refugees.

    Investing in the crisis: Private participation in the education of Syrian refugees
  8. Union growth 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education 12 April 2017

    The Syrian refugee crisis is promoting a surge in privatisation

    The interplay between crisis and private profit in the education sector is highlighted in a new study that focuses on the refugee crisis in Syria and the access to education of almost one million displaced children.

    The Syrian refugee crisis is promoting a surge in privatisation
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 28 October 2016

    Bombing of Syrian schools sparks outrage within the education community

    Global condemnation has been swift and fierce following the bombings of schools in the cities of Hass and Aleppo, which have left at least 25 children and six teachers dead among scores of injured.

    Bombing of Syrian schools sparks outrage within the education community
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 5 August 2016

    Struggle to educate Syrian refugee children mounts as funding dries up

    According to a new report released by Theirschool, a pledge made by world leaders to get all refugee Syrian children into school has fallen far short due to an urgent funding gap.

    Struggle to educate Syrian refugee children mounts as funding dries up
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 3 October 2014

    Syria: International shock at death of 30 children in school bomb attack

    EI has been shocked to learn that at least 30 Syrian children have been killed in a double bombing by a suicide attacker at a school in the government-controlled city of Homs.

    Syria: International shock at death of 30 children in school bomb attack
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 January 2014

    Global civil society drive to get Syrian children back to school

    EI has welcomed the work done by A World at School to ensure that Syrian children get access to quality education. A World at School is a global initiative to mobilise efforts to deliver education and learning to the 57 million children globally who miss out on education.

    Global civil society drive to get Syrian children back to school
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 12 November 2013

    Syria: School bombing injures students

    This week, a mortar bomb struck an elementary school in the neighbourhood of Al-Zahira in southern Damascus, Syria, causing injuries among its students.

    Syria: School bombing injures students
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 6 December 2012

    28 students and teachers killed in mortar attack on Syrian school

    According to media reports yesterday, at least 28 students and a teacher were killed when a mortar hit the Batiha school in al-Wafidin camp, a community of about 25,000 displaced people, about twenty kilometres northeast of the capital. The reports said Syria’s official Sana news agency accused Syrian rebel forces...

    28 students and teachers killed in mortar attack on Syrian school
  16. Trade union rights are human rights 2 April 2012

    Syria: Conflict takes a heavy toll on education

    The continuing conflict in Syria is taking a heavy toll on education, as thousands of Syrian families take their children out of school and flee across the border to seek refuge.

    Syria: Conflict takes a heavy toll on education