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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 21 November 2023

    Decent work for early childhood education personnel: Where are we ten years after the adoption of the ILO Policy Guidelines?

    On November 30, Education International will host an online event to assess the progress made in implementing the ILO Policy Guidelines on decent work for early childhood education personnel and reflect on new developments in the sector. The discussion will be informed by the special edition of the I-BEST survey...

    Decent work for early childhood education personnel: Where are we ten years after the adoption of the ILO Policy Guidelines?
  2. Democracy 20 November 2023

    We stand with France Castro. Education International firmly condemns the death threats against the Filipino congresswoman

    France Castro has received repeated death threats from Rodrigo Duterte, former President of the Philippines. The lawmaker has filed a formal complaint against Duterte, making this the first criminal case against Duterte after the end of his mandate.

    We stand with France Castro. Education International firmly condemns the death threats against the Filipino congresswoman
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 17 November 2023

    Education International’s Executive Board meet and address the progress and challenges of educators worldwide

    “This has been one of the more pivotal periods in our history. Influenced and essentially guided by Education International (EI), the United Nations (UN) is in the process of urging its member states to act decisively to address the global education crisis. And to do this specifically by elevating and...

    Education International’s Executive Board meet and address the progress and challenges of educators worldwide
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 14 November 2023

    Canada: Broad union action for better pay and working conditions in all public services in Quebec

    After a year of negotiations on the renewal of public sector collective agreements, and in light of the inflexibility displayed by the government of Quebec, its refusal to listen to workers’ demands and its unjustified attacks on their working conditions, the Front Commun, a common front of unions representing public...

    Canada: Broad union action for better pay and working conditions in all public services in Quebec
  5. Standards and working conditions 14 November 2023

    USA: Legislators recognize education support personnel play a critical role in providing quality education

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), both affiliated to Education international (EI), have welcomed the introduction of the Paraprofessionals and Education Support Staff Bill of Rights , seeking to provide fair wages, comprehensive benefits and equitable working conditions to the dedicated paraeducators, classroom assistants,...

    USA: Legislators recognize education support personnel play a critical role in providing quality education
  6. Union renewal and development 13 November 2023

    Norway: Quality education, international solidarity, and addressing the teacher shortage are imperatives for unionists around the world

    In his final official speech as President of the Union of Education Norway (UEN), Steffen Handal, also a member of Education International (EI) Executive Board, reflected on educational realities in his country and around the world: “Never has the shortage of teachers been more pressing than now! Never have more...

    Norway: Quality education, international solidarity, and addressing the teacher shortage are imperatives for unionists around the world
  7. Democracy 7 November 2023

    Education International calls for urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

    Education International (EI) calls on the international community to urgently implement a humanitarian ceasefire to stop the killing of students, teachers, and all civilians in Gaza. EI also calls for an end to the Israeli bombardments and military actions which have caused the death of thousands of civilians, including over...

    Education International calls for urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza
  8. Standards and working conditions 6 November 2023

    Global Collaboration in Education: T3LFA Project Strengthens Ties Between Malaysian and South Korean Unions and Educators

    On 6 November, the Korean Teachers and Education Workers' Union (KTU) alongside Education International (EI) organised a school and union office visit for Malaysian teachers and members of the National Union of the Teaching Profession Malaysia (NUTP) who were in Seoul, South Korea, as a part of the Teacher-led Learning...

    Global Collaboration in Education: T3LFA Project Strengthens Ties Between Malaysian and South Korean Unions and Educators
  9. Standards and working conditions 5 November 2023

    Malaysian and South Korean Teachers Agree - Teacher-led Learning Circles for Formative Assessment Empower and Enable Teachers to Become Agents of Change

    The verdict from teachers across Malaysia and South Korea could not be clearer: Teacher-led learning circles for formative assessment are a unique form of continuous professional learning and development (CPLD) that empowers and enables teachers to use their leadership skills to identify and establish promising formative assessment practices in their...

    Malaysian and South Korean Teachers Agree - Teacher-led Learning Circles for Formative Assessment Empower and Enable Teachers to Become Agents of Change
  10. Equity and inclusion 3 November 2023

    Decolonising education unions’ development cooperation projects

    How to avoid unbalanced relationships between unions engaged in development cooperation (DC) projects? This is the key question DC partners belonging to Education International (EI) member organisations set upon answering during an online meeting held on 20 October. Participants gave examples of projects they were involved in, concrete measures they...

    Decolonising education unions’ development cooperation projects
  11. Equity and inclusion 30 October 2023

    New research informs union work to overcome copyright obstacles for teachers and teaching

    On September 28, the International Day for Universal Access to Information, Education International hosted an online event entitled Pathways to pedagogy: Overcoming copyright obstacles for teacher resource access. The event launched three new pieces of research commissioned by Education International on copyright regimes and their impact on education and educators...

    New research informs union work to overcome copyright obstacles for teachers and teaching
  12. Leading the profession 25 October 2023

    Listen to Education International’s new “Pedagogies of Possibility” podcast!

    Education International’s new “Pedagogies of Possibility” podcast series explores how the Teacher-led Learning Circles for Formative Assessment (T3LFA) project has provided the space for educators to come together across its seven project countries to invent innovative pedagogical practice that improves educational outcomes for all students.

    Listen to Education International’s new “Pedagogies of Possibility” podcast!
  13. Fighting the commercialisation of education 24 October 2023

    Go Public! Leading further and higher education and research for the common good

    The 12th International Further and Higher Education and Research Conference, co-hosted by Education International and its member organisation Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE), is taking place in Mexico City from October 24 to the 26.

    Go Public! Leading further and higher education and research for the common good
  14. Future of work in education 20 October 2023

    EI's Research Network: Critical dialogues on teacher status and artificial intelligence in education

    The profound implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education and the status of teachers globally were at the forefront of discussions during Education International's (EI) 18th annual Research Network (ResNet) meeting. Held virtually on 19 October, the event continued the tradition of fostering global solidarity and research-driven strategies among education...

    EI's Research Network: Critical dialogues on teacher status and artificial intelligence in education
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 20 October 2023

    Workers exchange strategies for inclusive trade unions and education systems

    Trade unionists gathered for the 6th Education International (EI)/Public Services International (PSI) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)+ Forum held on 13 October in Geneva, Switzerland, reaffirming the need for workers, including in the public education sector, to show promising practices on how trade unions are , protecting LGBT+ rights,...

    Workers exchange strategies for inclusive trade unions and education systems