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Through our 383 member organisations, we represent more than 32 million teachers and education support personnel in 178 countries and territories.

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Informed and empowered by teachers and education support personnel everywhere, we develop tools and strategies that enable us to work across all sectors of education and all regions of the world to effect change and create a better future for our students. Click here to see how we work and find out more about our priorities below.

  1. Quality education for all

  2. The profession

  3. Rights and democracy

  4. Building union power

Latest Updates

  1. News 14 February 2024

    Securing dignity: Mexico's pension reform initiative supports teachers and public sector workers

    Education International’s affiliate in Mexico, Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) has voiced its support for a Mexican government proposal to reform the pension system for state workers. This reform proposal, put forward by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the Chamber of Deputies, signifies a pivotal move...

    Securing dignity: Mexico's pension reform initiative supports teachers and public sector workers
  2. News 13 February 2024

    Gaza’s journalists face hunger as well as bombing

    Article by Tim Dawson

    As the war in Gaza continues, Global Union Federations are shining a light on the crisis workers face across all economic sectors. Through a series of essays and articles on our websites, we aim to expose the conflict's devastating impact on livelihoods, safety and well-being for working people while emphasizing...

    Gaza’s journalists face hunger as well as bombing
  3. News 13 February 2024

    National Education Association Board of Directors takes action to reaffirm call for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas

    The Board of Directors of the National Education Association renewed NEA’s original call for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas when it adopted a motion that underscored the need for the release of the hostages abducted by Hamas from Israel on October 7, immediate and full humanitarian aid to affected...

    National Education Association Board of Directors takes action to reaffirm call for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas
  4. News 8 February 2024

    Union solidarity: Palestinian teachers provide socio-emotional support to their students

    Education International together with its member organisation, the General Union of Palestinian Teachers, and the Ministry of Education of the Palestinian Authority organised training sessions for Palestinian teachers to equip them with the skills they need to provide vital emotional support to their students traumatised by ongoing war and mass...

    Union solidarity: Palestinian teachers provide socio-emotional support to their students

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