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On 8 February, Education International joins trade unions all over the world for a Global Action Day in support of Iranian teachers and workers in their struggle for decent working conditions, union rights, democracy and freedom. Education International calls on its member organisations to show solidarity with the labour and...Global Action Day in support of teachers and workers in Iran
The Kurdistan Teachers’ Union (KTU) has urged authorities of this Iraqi region to pay special attention to and push for Kurdish mother tongue and history classes in schools.Iraq: Recognise the importance of teaching in the Kurdish mother tongue and teaching Kurdish history!
Education International, the global federation of education unions, is launching the Teacher-led Learning Circles on Formative Assessments project with funding from the Jacobs Foundation. The project aims to provide teachers with tools and support to identify and establish effective teacher-led formative assessment practices that can be disseminated within and across...Teacher-Led Learning Circles on Formative Assessments: Supporting teachers’ professional development and leadership around the globe
The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) is one of the biggest education unions in the world. It currently represents more than 1.5 million active members at all levels of education and 700,000 retired teachers. Its mission is to defend public education and protect the rights of education...We are education! Successful trade union strategies in Mexico
On the second anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, Education International (EI) joined the Global Day of Action called by the Confederation of Trade Unions, Myanmar (CTUM) to demand for the formal diplomatic recognition of the National Unity Government (NUG) as the legitimate representatives of the people of Myanmar,...Myanmar : Global Action Day and solidarity for the return of democracy
Education International and member organisations fully support the National Education Union (NEU), organising a one-day strike in England and Wales on February 1st to demand a fully funded, above inflation pay rise for educators.UK: Educators deserve a pay rise now!