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Podcasts

  1. And the Global Teacher Prize winner is... | Maggie MacDonnell

    2020-02-25

    We are proud to present you with a podcast featuring Global Teacher Prize Award Winner Maggie MacDonnell. She was selected from among 20,000 nominees worldwide at the Varkey Foundation’s Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai last year.

  2. What does it take to become a good teacher? | Beatrice Avalos

    2020-02-25

    What does it take to become a good teacher? What does the teacher curriculum have to include and what can teacher students expect when they embark on a teaching career? Today we will be looking at these issues with Beatrice Avalos, from the University of Santiago de Chile. She joined Education International for the Conference Unite for quality education and leadership in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in May earlier this year.

  3. Copyright and quality education | David Robinson

    2020-02-25

    Can a teacher use a printed copy of the 'Mona Lisa' in her classroom without being sued? What does copyright mean when applied to education material? Does an article written by a scholar at a public university belong to the journal it gets published in? David Robinson from CAUT explains.

  4. Taking the gender debate to the heart of the union movement | C. Hallet da Silva & W. Namata

    2020-02-25

    Today we will be listening to a conversation between Cassandra Hallet da Silva, secretary general of the Canadian federation of teachers, and Winnie Namata, communications officer from UNATU Uganda. Two women working for a trade union, shouldn-t be surprising giving the fact that, in almost every country of the world, the great majority of teachers are women, but the reality faced within the structures of many organisations is different.

  5. Building teacher professionalism | Philippa Cordingley & Martin Henry

    2020-02-25

    How do teacher unions shape teacher professionalism and the professional identity of educators? Listen to our experts and learn more about what makes quality education.

  6. Researchers debate global education issues

    2020-02-25

    Today we have a full studio at EI - researchers from all corners of the world joined us to discuss education issues here in Brussels.

  7. Zonas libres de trabajo infantil en Nicaragua | Bernarda López

    2020-02-25

    Today we're on the phone with our affiliate ANDEN from Nicaragua, who carried out incredibly effective actions to get children out of work and into school, in a project with Education International. This podcast is in Spanish. Podcast en español.

  8. A Nobel Peace Prize's view on child labour | Kailash Satyarthi & Haldis Holst

    2020-02-25

    Globalising compassion - Today we continue our series on child labour with a chat between Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi and our Deputy General Secretary Haldis Holst.

  9. Out of work and into school - Child labour in Mali | Soumeila Ashmeiga

    2020-02-25

    On the occasion of the international day against child labour we talked to our friends in Mali who explained what teachers are doing to get children out of work and into school.

  10. From work to school - Child labour in Uganda | Juliet Wajega

    2020-02-25

    In this podcast we will lean about child labour in Uganda and how teachers unions are working to get children out of work and into school.

  11. Funding of education and the GPE | David Edwards & Keith Lewin

    2020-02-25

    As the global partnership for education (also known as GPE) is moving towards its replenishment, in this podcast we will be looking into how the financing of education through the GPE has materialised itself. We will learn about the current state of financing of education and about the resources that are available for this funding.

  12. PISA - a tool to improve education? | John Bangs & Yuri Belfali

    2020-02-25

    PISA – what should its aim be? Who should benefit from its analysis? What is the role of teachers in the whole process? How can they be involved in the interpretation of the results? All these questions are addressed by EI senior consultant John Bangs and Yuri Belfali, Head of Division at the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills.

  13. From Accra to Lisbon - the threat of privatisation

    2020-02-25

    It doesn't get more international than this: from Ghana to Portugal, we will learn about the situation of various education systems, the impact of privatisation and what it takes for quality education to become a reality.

  14. Accountability and quality teaching | Tore Sorensen

    2020-02-25

    What do we mean when we talk about teachers and accountability? How can you measure it in a fair way? How does it impact quality education and quality teaching? These and other topics are featured in this week's podcast with our research coordinator Martin Henry and Tore Sorensen.

  15. Creating a world-wide teachers' network | Jelmer Evers & David Edwards

    2020-02-25

    David Edwards from EI talks to Dutch teacher and author Jelmer Evers about how to create a world-wide network of teachers for teachers. What are the challenges? How could it help teachers be better professionals and be more empowered? Don't miss this latest episode of our podcast series.

  16. Andy Hargreaves talks to EI

    2017-05-03

    Andy Hargreaves, the Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, talks to EI about education reform in the USA, privatisation and how policy makers are influenced by their own experience with the education system.

  17. Education challenges in Kenya | Wilson Sossion & Lucy Gero

    2020-02-25

    This week we are talking to our colleagues from Kenya to find out what the situation of the education sector is like in the country. Do teachers have the resources they need? What is the matter with all the private schools that are emerging? What could be done so that students learn more and better? Stay tuned!

  18. Education Support Personnel's silent army in New Zealand | Jane Porter & Antonia Wulff

    2020-02-25

    Together with Education International’s Antonia Wulff, Jane Porter, from the New Zealand Educational Institute - Te Riu Roa discusses challenges for the education support personnel to see their contribution to quality education for all acknowledged. For more information: https://www.ei-ie.org/en/detail/14819/new-zealand-a-voice-for-the-%e2%80%9csilent-army%e2%80%9d-of-education-support-personnel