Education International
Education International

Teachers of the world voted for stronger solidarity and social justice at EI's 5th World Congress in Berlin

published 26 July 2007 updated 26 July 2007

The 5th World Congress of Education International entered its final day on 26th July and in the intensive discussions that took place in the five days of the congress, educators around the world voted overwhelmingly for stronger solidarity in their common struggle for social justice.

Below is the list of resolutions that were passed:

  • The Strategic role of educators
  • Gender and pay equity
  • Fixed-term higher education teaching personnel
  • Joining together to build a more effective union movement
  • In solidarity with Iraqi workers
  • Quality education: present and future
  • International migration
  • Higher Education and Research as a Public service
  • Vocational Education and Training
  • Defence and development of public education
  • Education in correctional settings
  • The place of religion in schools
  • The school principals and school leadership: a common tool for school management
  • United for greater social justice
  • Defending the “Federacion Colombiana de Educadores” (FECODE) and teachers persecuted for trade union activity
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Peace and end to violence
  • Situation in Ethiopia
  • Australian Government’s incursion in to Aboriginal communities
  • Situation in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Situation in Peru
  • Situation in the Higher Education system in France
  • Situation in Philippines