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  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 17 February 2017

    Europe: Educators to continue fight against CETA

    After the European Parliament voted in favour of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, educators will continue to fight this treaty that threatens to erode public education.

    Europe: Educators to continue fight against CETA
  2. Fighting the commercialisation of education 13 January 2017

    Facing up to the WTO summit, the Peoples’ Summit

    The CTERA, the trade union confederation and affiliate of Educational International in Argentina, raised its voice against the commodification and privatisation of education at the ‘Peoples’ Summit’, which took place in Buenos Aires.

    Facing up to the WTO summit, the Peoples’ Summit
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2 November 2016

    Education unionists deeply concerned about CETA signature

    Education International, together with international institutions, is worried about the effects on public services, including education, and limitations to public policy space after the signature of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.

    Education unionists deeply concerned about CETA signature
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 12 September 2016

    Slovenia: education union urges parliament not to sign EU free trade agreement with Canada

    With the possible signing of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement looming, the Education, Science, and Culture Trade Union of Slovenia has warned the national parliamentarians of the negative impact of this agreement.

    Slovenia: education union urges parliament not to sign EU free trade agreement with Canada
  5. Fighting the commercialisation of education 13 July 2016

    Students' and teachers’ unions call for education to be carved out from global trade agreements

    Education International (EI) and the European Students' Union (ESU) urge governments in Europe, the United States, and beyond, to explicitly carve out education from global trade agreements such as the TTIP, the Trade in Services Agreement and the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.

    Students' and teachers’ unions call for education to be carved out from global trade agreements
  6. Fighting the commercialisation of education 22 June 2016

    Public Service Day celebrated as momentum to oppose trade deals grows

    As unions and civil society take a moment to mark Public Services Day the the on-going global campaign against international trade agreements that undermine the provision of public services everywhere continues to gain traction.

    Public Service Day celebrated as momentum to oppose trade deals grows
  7. Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 June 2016

    Teachers’ unions: carve education out of TiSA

    With the Trade in Services negotiations accelerating, teachers’ unions are urging their governments to demand a democratic negotiation process and the carving out of education and other public services from the agreement.

    Teachers’ unions: carve education out of TiSA
  8. Fighting the commercialisation of education 4 May 2016

    Loud opposition by unions to secretly negotiated trade and investment agreements

    Whether in Germany or Belgium, education unionists have clearly reaffirmed their opposition to the possible serious impacts to the education sector and other public services through its inclusion in new trade and investment agreements.

    Loud opposition by unions to secretly negotiated trade and investment agreements
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 February 2016

    Always Learning

    Sam Sellar, Anna Hogan, Bob Lingard

    Always Learning

    Always Learning
  10. Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 February 2016

    Reforms and teachers

    Antoni Verger

    Reforms and teachers
  11. Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 February 2016

    Selling out the Right to Quality Public Education for All

    Carol Anne Spreen

    In this issue we bring together scholars, educators and advocates who have been working with EI in a global anti-privatisation effort. These scholars are working around the world to raise awareness about how and why education is being placed in the hands of corporations or “edu-preneurs”, instead of educators. The...

    Selling out the Right to Quality Public Education for All