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  1. Equity and inclusion 21 December 2018

    Asian women union leaders join forces to combat bullying and sexual harassment in schools

    Top women education unionists from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have taken stock of their 2018 activities focusing on anti-bullying and research on sexual harassment, and adopted a 2019 action plan to push forward action.

    Asian women union leaders join forces to combat bullying and sexual harassment in schools
  2. Leading the profession 19 December 2018

    SDG4 & education for sustainable development: Why we should celebrate an apparent failure? By Antonia Wulff

    Antonia Wulff

    The expert group in charge of the SDG indicators rejected the proposed measurement strategy for target 4.7 on education for sustainable development, human rights and global citizenship. A dramatic turn in the SDGs serial but is it really as disastrous as it seems? And what does this mean in practice?

    SDG4 & education for sustainable development: Why we should celebrate an apparent failure? By Antonia Wulff
  3. Equity and inclusion 13 December 2018

    Philippines: union leaders united around gender equality and improving campaign capacities

    The annual evaluation and planning meeting of the Philippines’s women’s network bringing together Education International’s affiliates in this country has taken stock of gender and diversity issues and reinforced the education unions’ capacities and advocacy skills.

    Philippines: union leaders united around gender equality and improving campaign capacities
  4. Equity and inclusion 22 November 2018

    25 November’s call to action: Eliminating gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work

    Education International’s General Secretary has called on all member organisations to take action to ensure their governments support the adoption of a binding International Labour organisation’s Convention and Recommendation on gender-based violence in the world of work.

    25 November’s call to action: Eliminating gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work
  5. Equity and inclusion 6 November 2018

    Ivory Coast’s Education Minister and advocate for women’s rights welcomes EI Africa Women’s Roundtable

    Education International’s (EI) Africa Women’s Roundtable was warmly welcomed by the Honourable Kandia Camara, Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of National Education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training, as well as a teacher, former unionist and alumni of the earliest iteration of the EI African Women in Education Network.

    Ivory Coast’s Education Minister and advocate for women’s rights welcomes EI Africa Women’s Roundtable
  6. Union growth 31 October 2018

    Philippines: teacher unions commit to take action for inclusion and safe schools for all

    Educators from Education International’s Filipino affiliates have crafted action plans aiming to embrace diversity and promote safe schools for all, including lesbian, gay, transgender and intersex teachers and learners, as a follow-up to the 2017 Resolution on Advancing LGBTI Rights of Education International’s Asia-Pacific region.

    Philippines: teacher unions commit to take action for inclusion and safe schools for all
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 October 2018

    Global support for education access and quality at UNGA

    At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, USA, in September, Education International (EI) ensured that quality education and teachers’ voices were part of the conversation among the world leaders present.

    Global support for education access and quality at UNGA
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 September 2018

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed

    Hundreds of women working in education in New Zealand have achieved a pay rise of up to 30 per cent in a historic settlement for pay equity.

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed
  9. Equity and inclusion 10 September 2018

    Building more women education union leadership in the Pacific!

    Women education trade unionists have reflected on and developed strategies to increase the influence and participation of women in trade unions, education systems and societies in the Pacific region.

    Building more women education union leadership in the Pacific!
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 September 2018

    Southern Africa: young female education unionists will strive for quality education for all

    The recent Southern Africa Women in Education Network’s gender training and advocacy workshop was an excellent opportunity for young female education unionists to enhance their leadership and mobilisation skills, discuss tackling gender issues, and contributing to achieving the UN sustainable development goals.

    Southern Africa: young female education unionists will strive for quality education for all
  11. Union growth 4 July 2018

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho

    Gabriela Sancho

    What is becoming increasingly significant in the rest of the world has long since been reality in Latin America; education as a business. To get parents to send their children to fee-paying private schools and students to attend expensive private universities, the public education system has had to be maligned...

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 27 June 2018

    Chile: educators stand up against sexism, harassment, abuse and discrimination in education

    Thousands of Chilean educators, students and activists have reaffirmed their support to building a new education system, that is non-sexist and free of violence, abuse and discrimination. Education unionists mobilise to fight gender violence in the classroom

    Chile: educators stand up against sexism, harassment, abuse and discrimination in education
  13. Climate action and literacy 7 June 2018

    EDD2018: Gender issues in education highlighted

    Education International’s representatives have stressed the need to eradicate violence in and around schools and other educational settings, and recruit and retain more women to the teaching profession at this year’s European Development Days.

    EDD2018: Gender issues in education highlighted
  14. Equity and inclusion 4 May 2018

    Reflections on the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, by Ann Mari Milo Lorentzen & Gro Hartveit

    Ann Mari Milo Lorentzen, Gro Hartveit

    This year, Union of Education (Norway) had two political leaders as a part of Education International’s delegation to CSW62 in New York. We, Ann Mari Milo Lorentzen and Gro Hartveit, members of Union of Education (UEN)’s Executive Board, participated for the first time. We arrived on the 10th of March...

    Reflections on the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, by Ann Mari Milo Lorentzen & Gro Hartveit