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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 April 2013

    HER development cooperation consortium

    A number of EI’s higher education and research affiliates are joining forces to foster capacity building initiatives with sister unions in developing countries. The EI consortium is being established to pool resources to better support the strengthening of trade unions in the sector.

    HER development cooperation consortium
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 April 2013

    EI policy statement on tuition fees

    At its meeting last October, the EI Executive Board unanimously adopted a new policy statement on tuition fees.

    EI policy statement on tuition fees
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 December 2012

    The Vandals at the Gate

    Defending higher education in an age of austerity - a view from the University and College Union (United Kingdom) By Kathy Taylor, President, University and College Union, United Kingdom

    The Vandals at the Gate
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 November 2012

    Building international solidarity through development cooperation among Higher Education Unions

    There is a popular Ghanaian saying, “All fingers are not equal”. Indeed, some are stronger than others, some are longer than others, and some are efficient than others. At certain times, however, they collaborate to overcome difficult challenges.

    Building international solidarity through development cooperation among Higher Education Unions
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 November 2012

    The retreat of the government from Higher Education: the Italian case

    In the recent OECD report, Education at Glance 2012, a number of indicators clearly show the critical state of education in Italy. This country invests less than two per cent of its GDP in higher education and research, its graduate numbers are falling, as is the number of its researchers...

    The retreat of the government from Higher Education: the Italian case
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 October 2012

    EI Conference: Higher education and research a public service

    EI members firmly committed to defending and promoting the professional, academic, trade union, and human rights of the higher education community. The commitment was made at EI’s 8th Higher Education and Research Conference, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 25-27 September.

    EI Conference: Higher education and research a public service
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 September 2012

    EI opens the 8th Higher Education and Research Conference in Argentina

    From 25 to 27 September, more than one hundred teachers and trade union leaders from all over the world will meet in Buenos Aires to debate and coordinate action to effectively develop higher education and research, focusing on ensuring high-quality universal public education.

    EI opens the 8th Higher Education and Research Conference in Argentina
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 July 2012

    International solidarity to defend the public university

    In a joint statement, the members of EI, the Quebec Federation of University Professors of Canada (FQPPU) and the national trade union of higher education of France (SNESUP-FSU), undertook to pool their resources to defend public universities.

    International solidarity to defend the public university
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 March 2012

    Bahrain: Academic freedom under threat

    Every week, Education International receives anxious requests from Bahraini students, parents and academics alarmed about the on-going infringements of academic freedom and human rights directed at professors, students, and staff at higher education institutions in Bahrain.

    Bahrain: Academic freedom under threat