Democracy 27 October 2020
“The Teaching Profession: The light that illuminates darkness”, by David Edwards.
The brutal assassination of Samuel Paty, French history and geography teacher, on 16 October in front of his school sent waves of shock far beyond France and the teaching profession.“The Teaching Profession: The light that illuminates darkness”, by David Edwards.
Union growth 20 February 2020
Colombia: National Strike in Defence of Peace
The Colombian teachers' union FECODE has called for a national strike on 20 and 21 February in demand of “life, peace and democracy”.Colombia: National Strike in Defence of Peace
Trade union rights are human rights 20 November 2019
Colombia: National Strike for Life and Peace Unites Society
On 21 November, trade unions and social organisations called for a major mobilisation in defence of life, peace, public education and the rights of teachers and the Colombian people.Colombia: National Strike for Life and Peace Unites Society
Trade union rights are human rights 24 October 2019
Syria: Education union reports terrible toll of Turkish military aggression in Northeastern Syria
According to one of Education International’s affiliates in Iraq, the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union, the Turkish attack in Northeastern Syria has already caused immense loss, with 18 teachers and 22 students killed, 810 schools damaged, 22 schools destroyed, and 86,000 students unable to attend classes. 5,000 refugees are reported to have...Syria: Education union reports terrible toll of Turkish military aggression in Northeastern Syria
Union renewal and development 17 October 2019
Statement | Education International condemns Turkish aggression in Syria
The global education union federation draws attention to the long-term consequences of the Turkish military action in Syria for students and educators in the region.Statement | Education International condemns Turkish aggression in Syria
Democracy 6 September 2019
Colombia: EI condemns threats made against educators’ unions FECODE and ASPU
Education International (EI) members FECODE and ASPU have been targeted by paramilitary threats. Educators from around the world call on the Colombian government to do its duty: ensure the safety of educators and protect schools as territories of peace.Colombia: EI condemns threats made against educators’ unions FECODE and ASPU
28 August 2019
On Education & Democracy : 25 Lessons from the Teaching Profession
By Susan Hopgood and Fred van Leeuwen.On Education & Democracy : 25 Lessons from the Teaching Profession
Leading the profession 11 July 2019
#OffTrack #2: In the Philippines, Schools Serving Indigenous Communities Are Under Attack.
Today, the United Nations High-Level Political Forum will focus on reviewing Sustainable Development Goal 10 on reducing inequalities and its interrelations with other goals. We are far off track to achieve equitable access to education and equitable educational opportunities for all. In fact, in some countries, governments are introducing policies...#OffTrack #2: In the Philippines, Schools Serving Indigenous Communities Are Under Attack.
Union renewal and development 18 May 2018
The right to live and learn in peace must not dim
EI condemns the use of lethal force that resulted in the deaths of dozens of Palestinian protesters and the scores of injured, including children, on the Gaza border earlier this week. EI is particularly concerned by what this now means for the fledgling peace process and joins with the wider...The right to live and learn in peace must not dim