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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Equity and inclusion 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Equity and inclusion 11 October 2017

    International Day of the Girl Child

    Education International celebrates the annual day for promoting the empowerment of girls and the fulfilment of their human rights, as well as highlighting existing challenges faced by girls all over the world.

    International Day of the Girl Child
  11. Equity and inclusion 29 September 2017

    UNESCO aims at ‘Cracking the code’ to end gender disparities in STEM

    A new UNESCO report addresses girls and women’s significant underrepresentation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions worldwide, a divide rooted in girls’ earliest days of socialisation and schooling.

    UNESCO aims at ‘Cracking the code’ to end gender disparities in STEM
  12. Equity and inclusion 28 September 2017

    Curriculum, Textbooks and Gender Stereotypes: The case of Pakistan

    Haleema Masud

    Education holds the power to form the understanding, attitudes and the behaviour of individuals. It is used as a tool for the promotion of national identities and can enhance the privilege of certain groups in the society (Smith, 1991), including men’s power over women. Gender roles and inequalities are reproduced,...

    Curriculum, Textbooks and Gender Stereotypes: The case of Pakistan
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 September 2017

    New OECD report takes aim at teacher salaries, class size and gender equality

    The release of the 2017 edition of the OECD’s ‘Education at a Glance’ contains data supporting Education International’s position that teacher salaries remain stagnant and that class size does have an impact on student outcomes.

    New OECD report takes aim at teacher salaries, class size and gender equality
  14. Equity and inclusion 25 July 2017

    Tanzania: Union leaders support efforts to achieve gender equality

    Leaders of the Tanzania Teachers' Union have agreed on the importance of achieving gender equality in their trade union and enhancing women’s leadership skills, and committed themselves to strategies to achieve it.

    Tanzania: Union leaders support efforts to achieve gender equality
  15. Equity and inclusion 5 July 2017

    Global effort intensifies to end gender-based violence in the world of work

    Education International is urging its affiliates around the world to throw their support behind a campaign to end violence against women and men in the workplace through a proposed International Labour Organisation Convention addressing the issue.

    Global effort intensifies to end gender-based violence in the world of work
  16. Equity and inclusion 5 July 2017

    Southern Africa: unions unite to advance the gender agenda

    Female leadership, school-related gender-based violence, and resource mobilisation were among the many topics that came under the spotlight at the Southern Africa Women in Education Network Gender Training and Advocacy workshop.

    Southern Africa: unions unite to advance the gender agenda
  17. Standards and working conditions 19 May 2017

    Women Teachers in Africa

    Nelly P. Stromquist

    A balanced representation of men and women teachers in the classroom creates a healthy environment, where children and youth have access to the wisdom and guidance of adults with varying experiences, attitudes, and skills. The presence of women teachers in two regions of the world, however, is quite weak. In...

    Women Teachers in Africa