On the occasion of her retirement, Education International wishes to commend Shashi Bala Singh, its former Chief Regional Coordinator in the EI Asia Pacific regional office, for her outstanding work, commitment to trade unionism and quality education for all.
A coalition of EI affiliates in the UK have joined the National Union of Students (NUS) to fight against any tuition fee increases in the run up to a funding review planned for 2008. This could result in the removal of the £3,000 cap on tuition fees by 2010.
EI affiliates the AFT and NEA are united in their opposition to proposed legislation that would require a minimum of 65% of education spending in school districts goes to direct instruction in the classroom.
EI is working with partner Global Union Federations, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), as well as Amnesty International for the release of Kassahun Kebede, chairperson of the Addis Ababa branch of EI affiliate, the Ethiopian Teachers' Association (...
The University of Ballarat has forfeited $1.4 million by failing to have a new collective agreement that complies with the government’s requirements in place by 30 November last year, EI affiliate the NTEU has learned.