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20 January 2017

State-of-the-art research frames global response to privatisation

Prominent scholars, analysts and trade union leaders are convening in Brussels to lay out the mechanisms, strategies and trends in the privatisation of education – with the aim of turning research into successful action. More



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19 January 2017

World Economic Forum: Teachers won’t be substituted by robots, panel agrees

Many discussions at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos revolved around how technology impacts society now and in future. The Varkey Foundation and Education International jointly hosted a debate to address this question in relation to education. More




19 January 2017

Early childhood education a key priority for EI and SDGs

Education International’s working group on early childhood education has reiterated the importance of ECE in helping young children reach their full potential and the sector’s contribution to the achievement of sustainable development goals. More




18 January 2017

Dominica: Trade union solidarity brings calm after storm

In its latest podcast, Education International interviews Celia Nicholas, the leader of the Dominica Association of Teachers, on life after hurricane Erika and how teacher solidarity, at home and abroad, is helping them rebuild. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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