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  1. Equity and inclusion 15 March 2018

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP

    Silvia Costa

    Refugees and migrants education, especially minors, is a top priority, the best way to empower them and foster their integration, but also one of the principles on which the EU is funded. It is incredible, though, that education of migrants - especially forced migrants and refugees - seems to be...

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 March 2018

    Central African Republic: Conflict not the only issue facing teachers

    Despite conflict in the Central African Republic, teachers are fighting to ensure that the education system functions and that trade union rights are respected.

    Central African Republic: Conflict not the only issue facing teachers
  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. Equity and inclusion 21 February 2018

    Refugee integration policy needs concerted effort

    The need for concerted efforts at national and international levels to effectively integrate refugee children into education was highlighted at a seminar hosted by Education International. The seminar also focused on the need for action in education policy to reduce the risk of a lost generation of children.

    Refugee integration policy needs concerted effort
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 20 February 2018

    Research on refugee education puts strong demands on European Union

    A new report that combines four national studies on refugee education reveals shortcomings that need to be overcome in order to ensure the inclusion and integration of newcomers in Europe.

    Research on refugee education puts strong demands on European Union
  6. Equity and inclusion 17 January 2018

    Bulgaria : union SEB trains teachers and school principals to work with refugees and migrants

    Theproject “Teachers obtaining competences for working with migrants and refugees and helping them in the process of inclusion through education” aims to provide teachers and principals with adequate professional competences to work with migrants and refugee children and facilitate their inclusion.

    Bulgaria : union SEB trains teachers and school principals to work with refugees and migrants
  7. Equity and inclusion 7 January 2018

    Poland : ZNP organises a conference on migrants’ education

    On December 18-19, 2017 the Polish Teachers' Union and the Foundation for Social Diversity organised a conference in Warsaw entitled "Teachers for high quality education of students and students with migration experience". The conference concluded an 18-month project aiming to improve refugees’ and migrants’ education in Poland. 

    Poland : ZNP organises a conference on migrants’ education
  8. Equity and inclusion 5 January 2018

    In France, union launches pedagogical support to fight prejudices against migrants

     SNUipp-FSU, in collaboration with the NGO Solidarité Laïque and the parents’ association FCPEjust released a child-friendly booklet entitled « We’re above all children: stop false myths about migrants and refugees ».

    In France, union launches pedagogical support to fight prejudices against migrants
  9. Equity and inclusion 19 December 2017

    Education needs to be at the heart of migration policy

    Education should be at the core of the new Global Compact for Migration, according to Education International, commenting on the importance of a whole-of-society approach to migration at the local and national level.

    Education needs to be at the heart of migration policy
  10. Equity and inclusion 24 November 2017

    Dublin Appeal, for a Switzerland that protects the rights of children and vulnerable refugees

    On the occasion of the Universal Children's Day on 20 November, health professionals, teachers, students, parents, artists, writers, academics, elected officials of the left and the right as well as organisations working to promote children's and human rights joined forces to submit to the Federal Council an Appeal against the...

    Dublin Appeal, for a Switzerland that protects the rights of children and vulnerable refugees
  11. Equity and inclusion 21 November 2017

    Switzerland: Educators stand up for children and refugees on World Children’s Day

    On the occasion of Word Children’s Day, the Swiss education union, LCH (Dachverband Lehrerinnen und Lehrer Schweiz), has reminded the Swiss government of its duty to accept and protect refugee children and their families.

    Switzerland: Educators stand up for children and refugees on World Children’s Day
  12. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    Spain: FECCOO mobilises students and local communities on World Refugee day

    On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, students from the Instituto de Enseñanza Secundaria La Morería and the Colegio Santa Creu launched an exhibition of the artistic works they have realized as part of a collaborative urban photomontage that will be organised in the coming months in Mislata with...

    Spain: FECCOO mobilises students and local communities on World Refugee day
  13. 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 »
  14. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    The American Federation of Teachers produces guide to support educators working with immigrant and refugee children

    The AFT's "Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff" includes both background information on immigration— especially for refugee asylum seekers crossing the border from Mexico—and practical advice for families threatened by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration raids, deportation and detention.

    The American Federation of Teachers produces guide to support educators working with immigrant and refugee children