Ei-iE

  1. Equity and inclusion 7 March 2018

    #8March: Men in Support of Women’s Leadership in Education Unions, by Frank Jones

    Frank Jones

    The General Secretary of my union, the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), is a woman – Joan Donegan – and it has been a privilege to witness her leadership style. It is a style of encouragement and motivation, rather than the directing and instructing style traditionally adopted by many...

    #8March: Men in Support of Women’s Leadership in Education Unions, by Frank Jones
  2. Equity and inclusion 7 March 2018

    #8March: UK Union UCU addresses gender inequity head on

    Joanna de Groot

    Reducing gender disparity in pay and campaigning around issues of sexual harassment and violence against women in the workplace are two key areas focused on by the UK’s University and College Union (UCU).

    #8March: UK Union UCU addresses gender inequity head on
  3. Union renewal and development 6 March 2018

    Algerian unions work towards increased gender equality

    Algerian education unions are working with Education International to address gender equality issues in their unions as part of a capacity development programme.

    Algerian unions work towards increased gender equality
  4. Equity and inclusion 7 February 2018

    EI World Women's Conference: Finding a way through the labyrinth

    Tools and strategies to help women reach leadership positions in the different educational sectors were the focus on the second day of Education International’s third World Women’s Conference.

    EI World Women's Conference: Finding a way through the labyrinth
  5. Equity and inclusion 6 February 2018

    Women leadership: from the beginning, of utmost importance for EI

    The second episode of a series of four podcasts covering the history of Education International, focuses on the organisation’s engagement and action in favour of women leaders.

    Women leadership: from the beginning, of utmost importance for EI
  6. Climate action and literacy 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
  7. Equity and inclusion 3 January 2018

    Germany: Students need role models of both genders

    The German education union, Verband Bildung und Erziehung, has reiterated the crucial importance of role models from both genders for school students.

    Germany: Students need role models of both genders
  8. Equity and inclusion 12 December 2017

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #7: “The Gender Dimension in the World Bank’s Perception”, by Nelly Stromquist

    Nelly P. Stromquist

    With the production of a World Development Report focused on education, the World Bank makes a decisive claim to its authority in education policy. Given an introductory section acknowledging 119 “researchers and specialists across the world” who provided “feedback and suggestions” for the report (WDR 2018 hereafter), it would seem...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #7: “The Gender Dimension in the World Bank’s Perception”, by Nelly Stromquist
  9. Equity and inclusion 5 December 2017

    Education unions join in the global call to end school-related gender-based violence

    On the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence 2017, the Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence, which Education International is part of, called to action for development actors, donors and governments, outlining necessary key steps towards ending this scourge.

    Education unions join in the global call to end school-related gender-based violence
  10. Equity and inclusion 4 December 2017

    Teachers are central to any effective response to school-related gender-based violence

    A blogpost posted on the GEM Report blog on 24 November 2017 and launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism, stresses that among the many factors contributing to school-related violence towards children and adolescents, the gender dimension is one of the most significant, and teachers’ central role as conduits for change,...

    Teachers are central to any effective response to school-related gender-based violence
  11. Equity and inclusion 4 December 2017

    Stronger accountability can help ensure cases of gender-based school violence are reported

    A blogpost posted on the GEM Report blog on 28 November 2017 and launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism, highlights that accountability, and particularly accountability of teachers, is crucial to tackling school-related gender-based violence.

    Stronger accountability can help ensure cases of gender-based school violence are reported
  12. Equity and inclusion 4 December 2017

    How teachers can help end gender-based violence in schools

    Plan International’s Leila Asrari, for The Global Working group to #EndSRGBV, draws attention to the pivotal role teachers can play when it comes to ending violence in schools.

    How teachers can help end gender-based violence in schools
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 November 2017

    16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence 2017

    This year’s campaign turns its focus toward ending gender-based violence in education by continuing the momentum and achievements built up over a year that saw more than 700 organisations in 92 countries voice their support.

    16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence 2017
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 24 November 2017

    One story at a time, violence against women is thrust into the spotlight

    The wave of revelations of sexual harassment and abuse of women from all walks of life marks a tipping point in tackling gender-based violence, and that effort begins in classrooms around the world.

    One story at a time, violence against women is thrust into the spotlight
  15. Union renewal and development 24 November 2017

    Gender Equality in development co-operation among the General Union of Palestinian Teachers (GUPT), the National Union of Teachers (NUT), and the Union of Education Norway (Utdanningsforbundet, UEN) as of 2017

    The NUT and the UEN’s co-operation efforts with the GUPT date back to the early ‘90s.

    Gender Equality in development co-operation among the General Union of Palestinian Teachers (GUPT), the National Union of Teachers (NUT), and the Union of Education Norway (Utdanningsforbundet, UEN) as of 2017