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  1. Union renewal and development 23 March 2009

    Union skills and radical action needed on climate change

    Planet Earth faces the real danger of abrupt climate change in the next 10 to 30 years, the consequences of which would be so catastrophic that the international community needs to take concerted and radical action now.

    Union skills and radical action needed on climate change
  2. Union renewal and development 16 March 2009

    Latest edition of Worlds of Education now available for download

    The 29th edition of EI's flagship magazine "Worlds of Education" focuses on the latest EI documentary produced for the Video for Union Educators (VUE) project: "Beyond Burma: lessons in hope for refugee children". The video offers a glimpse into the lives of dedicated teachers who, with few resources but plenty...

    Latest edition of Worlds of Education now available for download
  3. Union renewal and development 3 March 2009

    Let world leaders know what your organisation thinks - join the pre-G20 demonstration in London on 28th March!

    Education International and the International Trade Union Confederation are recommending that member organisations, and in particular those in the G20 countries, be represented at a TUC- organised march and rally in London on 28th March, immediately prior to the meeting of the G20 countries in London on 2nd April.

    Let world leaders know what your organisation thinks - join the pre-G20 demonstration in London on 28th March!
  4. Union renewal and development 30 January 2009

    Labour leaders welcomed to White House as media magnate lashes out at teachers’ unions

    “Go after the teacher unions.” That was one piece of advice for President Barack Obama from media baron Rupert Murdoch, who spoke on 30 January to hundreds of business, union and civil society leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Labour leaders welcomed to White House as media magnate lashes out at teachers’ unions
  5. Union renewal and development 16 December 2008

    Teacher unions tackle climate change, financial crisis

    Real progress on climate change will require collective action by governments worldwide, with the support and involvement of a whole range of social institutions, including trade unions.

    Teacher unions tackle climate change, financial crisis
  6. Union renewal and development 28 November 2008

    Worlds of Education: A special edition on human and trade union rights

    The latest issue of EI’s flagship magazine Worlds of Education features a series of articles celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10th, and reasserting human and trade union rights of teachers and education workers everywhere.

    Worlds of Education: A special edition on human and trade union rights
  7. Union renewal and development 19 November 2008

    Key Challenges for Public Education

    Education International is organising a conference titled “Governance, Financing, Evaluation and Climate Change – Key Challenges for Public Education” for its affiliates in the OECD countries.

    Key Challenges for Public Education
  8. Union renewal and development 7 October 2008

    Teachers speak out for decent work

    Education International is joining with trade unions in 115 countries in strong support of October 7, the World Day for Decent Work, and the campaign launched by the International Trade Union Federation to demand change in the world economy.

    Teachers speak out for decent work
  9. Union renewal and development 3 October 2008

    Report of the 32nd Executive Board Meeting, 23-24 September 2008

    At its meeting this week in Brussels, the Executive Board of Education International accepted the resignation of two of its members, Yasuo Morikoshi (Nikkyoso/Japan) and Marilies Rettig (Canadian Teachers' Federation/Canada) and thanked them for their active and valuable engagement in EI's work. In their place, the Board appointed Yuzuru Nakamura...

    Report of the 32nd Executive Board Meeting, 23-24 September 2008
  10. Union renewal and development 2 October 2008

    Croatia: Education trade unionists mark World Teachers’ Day

    Education trade union leaders are meeting in Zagreb to celebrate World Teachers’ Day at the Central and Eastern European Round Table meeting to be hosted by TUWPSEC, one of the five Croatian affiliates of Education International.

    Croatia: Education trade unionists mark World Teachers’ Day
  11. Union renewal and development 26 September 2008

    New Deputy General Secretary and Executive Board members appointed

    Two new members of the Executive Board of Education International have been appointed as a result of two resignations. The replacements were nominated by their member organisations and appointed by the Executive Board in accordance with the provisions of the EI Constitution.

    New Deputy General Secretary and Executive Board members appointed
  12. Union renewal and development 11 September 2008

    Worlds of Education n° 27 is available on-line

    Features in the September edition include the announcement of World Teachers’ Day 2008, Early Childhood Education and the EI Report onHidden Privatization in Public Education.

    Worlds of Education n° 27 is available on-line
  13. Union renewal and development 24 July 2008

    Masters Programmes for Trade Unionists now Open for Application

    As part of the Global Union Research Network, EI strongly supports the international masters programmes on labour studies. They offer an excellent opportunity for EI member organisations to strengthen their capacities to face the challenges of globalisation.

    Masters Programmes for Trade Unionists now Open for Application
  14. Union renewal and development 30 May 2008

    Worlds of Education 26 is now on-line

    The latest edition of EI’s flagship magazine is now availablehere .

    Worlds of Education 26 is now on-line