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  1. Democracy 5 February 2024

    President Lula receives Education International delegation to discuss public education

    A delegation made up of representatives from Education International (EI) and our affiliate in Brazil, the CNTE, was received on Monday 29 January by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The meeting took place on the second day of Brazil’s National Education Conference, held in Brasilia from 28 January to...

    President Lula receives Education International delegation to discuss public education
  2. Fighting the commercialisation of education 26 January 2024

    Educators ready to play an active role in transforming education in North America and the Caribbean

    “Our activities here together these next few days are varied, but our purpose is fundamental – to reflect and learn from each other and to plan ways to encourage our members to play an active role in transforming education across this vast and varied region.” This was the call by...

    Educators ready to play an active role in transforming education in North America and the Caribbean
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 January 2024

    International Day of Education: Unionists celebrate the right to education by campaigning for quality public education for all

    On January 24, the International Day of Education, education unionists from around the world came together to reaffirm their commitment to the universal right to education and to mark the first year of the Education International global campaign Go Public! Fund Education. The campaign is an urgent call for governments...

    International Day of Education: Unionists celebrate the right to education by campaigning for quality public education for all
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 18 January 2024

    Join the global movement for public education!

    January 24th is the International Day of Education. Education is a human right, a public good, and a public responsibility. Free quality public education systems that are fully funded and led by a strong, valued, and respected teaching profession are the single most effective way to ensure the right to...

    Join the global movement for public education!
  5. Future of work in education 20 October 2023

    EI's Research Network: Critical dialogues on teacher status and artificial intelligence in education

    The profound implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education and the status of teachers globally were at the forefront of discussions during Education International's (EI) 18th annual Research Network (ResNet) meeting. Held virtually on 19 October, the event continued the tradition of fostering global solidarity and research-driven strategies among education...

    EI's Research Network: Critical dialogues on teacher status and artificial intelligence in education
  6. Standards and working conditions 5 October 2023

    Africa honors its teachers, key transformation agents of education and the continent

    Several events were organised in different parts of Africa on World Teachers’ Day (WTD), October 5th, acknowledging the crucial role of teachers who provide the youth of the continent quality education and a peaceful, sustainable future. African Governments must invest in teachers, motivate, and support them.

    Africa honors its teachers, key transformation agents of education and the continent
  7. Leading the profession 4 October 2023

    World Teachers’ Day 2023: Growing teacher shortage puts the right to education at risk

    World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on October 5th every year. This year’s event is marked by increased global concern about the scale and impact of the teacher shortage around the world. According to UNESCO, the world needs 69 million more teachers by 2030 to achieve universal basic education yet current...

    World Teachers’ Day 2023: Growing teacher shortage puts the right to education at risk
  8. Standards and working conditions 20 September 2023

    Nepal: Massive mobilisation of teachers denounce education law which aims to restrict their rights

    Education International fully supports the thousands of teachers and members of its affiliates in Nepal demonstrating to demand a respected and valued teaching profession in the face of a new law that seeks to curb their trade union rights.

    Nepal: Massive mobilisation of teachers denounce education law which aims to restrict their rights
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 September 2023

    Panel on the Teaching Profession convenes at United Nations

    Continuing on the fast-track process set by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the UN High-Level Panel on the Teaching Profession opened its in-person sessions Thursday with urgent calls to recruit, retain and support professionally trained teachers worldwide.

    Panel on the Teaching Profession convenes at United Nations
  10. Standards and working conditions 13 September 2023

    Elevating Teachers' Voices to the High-Level Panel on the Teaching Profession

    Educators from around the world expressed their concerns about the global teacher shortage, sharing firsthand experiences which highlight the detrimental implications for their classrooms and school communities. Their testimonies were part of consultations organised by Education International to bring the voices of educators to the UN High-Level Panel on the...

    Elevating Teachers' Voices to the High-Level Panel on the Teaching Profession
  11. Fighting the commercialisation of education 13 September 2023

    Iraq: Arab educators demand increased investment in public education and teachers

    A delegation from Education International (EI) travelled to Baghdad, Iraq, where they met with the president and prime minister and along with the Iraqi Teachers’ Union and member organisations in Arab countries launched the EI flagship campaign Go Public! Fund Education .

    Iraq: Arab educators demand increased investment in public education and teachers
  12. Fighting the commercialisation of education 8 September 2023

    India: Unionists march to demand a respected and valued teaching profession

    Teachers from the All-India Primary Teachers’ Federation (AIPTF) took to the streets and launched the ‘Bharat Yatra’ campaign on National Teachers’ Day, September 5th, demanding the re-instatement of pension benefits of all teachers and government employees. They will continue their march until October 5th, World Teachers Day.

    India: Unionists march to demand a respected and valued teaching profession
  13. Future of work in education 4 August 2023

    The UN High Panel on the Teaching Profession: Panelists discuss strategies to end the teacher shortage

    On 1 August, the UN High-Panel on the Teaching Profession convened its second virtual meeting bringing together leading experts, policymakers, and representatives from education organizations to address crucial issues within the teaching profession. Education International, as the voice of the profession at the global level, plays a central role in...

    The UN High Panel on the Teaching Profession: Panelists discuss strategies to end the teacher shortage