Ei-iE

Union renewal and development

We bring together our member organisations to discuss and share experiences, good practices and ideas on responding to collective challenges. Together we are building the education unions of the future: mass participation organisations that reflect the diverse interests and identities of their members and offer educators a multitude of ways to engage and contribute.

Our work in this area

  1. 4 September 2006

    Reconstruction much slower in the Tamil area

    Anyone arriving in Sri Lanka is captivated by its charm – the charm of smiling faces. Never in my life have I seen so many! People smile whenever and wherever they meet, whether they are acquaintances or strangers, whether the other person is a foreigner or a fellow Sri Lankan,...

    Reconstruction much slower in the Tamil area
  2. News 26 July 2006

    Urgent Action Appeal for Lebanese teachers

    Innocent civilians in Lebanon, including many teachers and their families, are severely affected by the current hostilities and they are appealing for your solidarity assistance!

    Urgent Action Appeal for Lebanese teachers
  3. News 17 July 2006

    EI 5th World Congress: Information about Congress assistance, the Albert Shanker Education Award and the Mary Hatwood Futrell Human and Trade Union Rights Award

    EI is pleased to announce that the 5th EI World Congress will take place in Berlin, Germany, from 22 to 26 July 2007. In the coming weeks, member organisations will receive information about congress participation, a nomination form for each of the two EI awards, as well as a congress...

    EI 5th World Congress: Information about Congress assistance, the Albert Shanker Education Award and the Mary Hatwood Futrell Human and Trade Union Rights Award
  4. News 7 July 2006

    New appointments at EI

    There are several new appointments at EI since May this year.

    New appointments at EI
  5. News 8 June 2006

    Indonesian earthquake: EI investigates damages to education

    EI is currently looking into the possible damages to education in the areas affected by the 6.3 richter scale earthquake that hit the island of Java in Indonesia on 27 May. The main areas affected were Klaten, Bantul and the ancient city of Yogyakarta.

    Indonesian earthquake: EI investigates damages to education
  6. News 17 May 2006

    EI and Action Aid International reaffirm relations and co-operation

    From 6-8 March, 40 representatives from both Education International (EI) and Action Aid International (AAI) met in Johannesburg, South Africa in a meeting to discuss mutual co-operation on various issues and reaffirm their strong relations. The meeting was opened by EI President Thulas Nxesi.

    EI and Action Aid International reaffirm relations and co-operation
  7. News 12 May 2006

    Relief for victims of the South Asia Earthquake of 2005

    The South Asia Earthquake struck the Pakistan-administered and parts of the India-administered region of Kashmir on 8 October 2005. It registered a magnitude of 7.6 and caused widespread devastation. Almost 90,000 people died and more than 4 million were directly affected.

    Relief for victims of the South Asia Earthquake of 2005
  8. 8 May 2006

    EI’s solidarity programme in Indonesia after the tsunami: Your Solidarity is our Motivation!

    As of 5 Jan 2005, about 150,000 people in 8 Asian countries have perished and more than 5 million lives affected due to the tsunami waves generated by the underwater earthquake near Bandar Aceh, Indonesia on 26 Dec 2004. About one third of those killed are children. As part of...

    EI’s solidarity programme in Indonesia after the tsunami: Your Solidarity is our Motivation!
  9. News 4 May 2006

    Annual Report 2005 now available on CD-rom!

    The CD-rom includes information on all activities carried out by EI in 2005 to reach the objectives adopted at the EI World Congress:

    Annual Report 2005 now available on CD-rom!
  10. News 25 April 2006

    Indonesia: Launch of the Tsunami Skills Development and Vocational Training project in the Aceh province

    As part of the Global Unions Tsunami Solidarity (GUTS) programme, co-operating partners including EI launched the Tsunami Skills Development and Vocational Training project in the Aceh province in Indonesia. A Manpower Training Centre was set up in this area most affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami, and the centre aims...

    Indonesia: Launch of the Tsunami Skills Development and Vocational Training project in the Aceh province
  11. News 29 March 2006

    Second EI Research Network meeting

    The EI Research Network is holding its second meeting in Brussels from 29-30 March. The network comprises research officers from EI affiliates.

    Second EI Research Network meeting
  12. News 17 March 2006

    Republic of Ireland: ASTI Welcomes Student Discipline Report

    EI affiliate the ASTI has welcomed recommendations made by the Task Force on Student Behaviour. Commenting on the actions outlined by the Minister for Education and Science to deal with serious behaviour issues in second level schools, the ASTI General Secretary, John White said: "This is an excellent report which...

    Republic of Ireland: ASTI Welcomes Student Discipline Report
  13. News 8 March 2006

    Rebuilding Aceh and Sri Lanka through Education for All

    Education International is pleased to report that good progress is being made with the development and rebuilding of schools in Aceh and Sri Lanka, the areas which were destroyed by the tsunami of December 2004.

    Rebuilding Aceh and Sri Lanka through Education for All
  14. News 23 February 2006

    Philippines landslide: EI offers solidarity assistance

    On behalf of all its member organisations, EI has expressed its sympathy to its four affiliates in the Philippines after the entire village of Guinsaugon, in the town of St Bernard on the southern part of Leyte, in the central Philippines, was buried by a major landslide on Friday 17...

    Philippines landslide: EI offers solidarity assistance