Union growth 16 May 2020
“Education Support Professionals Need Protection Now!”, by Rae Nwosu.
As president of the National Council of Education Support Professionals of the National Education Association (USA), I have the distinct honor of representing Education Support Professionals (ESPs) across the United States. We are crossing guards, bus drivers & bus monitors, paraeducators, secretaries, custodians, interpreters & translators, cafeteria workers, and everything...“Education Support Professionals Need Protection Now!”, by Rae Nwosu.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 April 2020
“We are one world”, by Lily Eskelsen García.
Lily Eskelsen García
As COVID-19 pandemic continues spreading around the world, educators are being called on to teach, reach and comfort their students and guide frantic parents. Stories shared by my EI colleagues fill me with hope. We are all in this together. We will get through this crisis together.“We are one world”, by Lily Eskelsen García.
Climate action and literacy 18 October 2019
“Education – Changing the World”, by David Edwards
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) devoted the most recent edition of its magazine, “Perspectives” to education and democracy. It covers the challenges to democracy in Canada, North America and the world. It also reports on education initiatives that have been developed in Canada to support and re-enforce democratic values and...“Education – Changing the World”, by David Edwards
Union renewal and development 3 July 2019
“Bob Hawke and the origins of Education International”, by Robert Trevennel Harris.
Robert Trevennel Harris
Former Australian Prime Minister and trade union leader Bob Hawke died last month at the age of 89. Educational International paid tribute to his long service as Chair of the EI Committee of Experts on Membership. Looking back in time to the origins of EI, the Committee of Experts was...“Bob Hawke and the origins of Education International”, by Robert Trevennel Harris.
Equity and inclusion 15 June 2019
USA: NEA celebrates the work of educators in supporting LGBTQ+ students
In the USA, LGBTQ Pride Month is celebrated in June every year to honour the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City. Pride Month celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019. To mark the occasion, NEA published the stories of six educators who are out in the classroom.USA: NEA celebrates the work of educators in supporting LGBTQ+ students
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 January 2018
25th anniversary sparks renewed activity from Education International
Wishing everyone a prosperous new year, Education International will hit the ground running to start 2018, and, as ever, the global federation of education trade unions will work hard defending the interests of all workers in the education sector, and promoting access to quality public education for all.25th anniversary sparks renewed activity from Education International
Union renewal and development 7 November 2017
EI: UNESCO member states should put quality education and education professionals first
EI has called on governments attending the 39th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO to put quality public education and educators high on their policy agenda.EI: UNESCO member states should put quality education and education professionals first
Union renewal and development 11 October 2017
Asia Pacific: Educators determined to lead transformative change
With the Asia Pacific region facing serious challenges to its education system, educators in the region have gathered to focus on the future, sharpen their analysis and decide a common ground for action.Asia Pacific: Educators determined to lead transformative change
Union renewal and development 9 May 2017
Germany: Educators elect leadership
The German education union GEW has elected its leadership and new program during its conference “Re-Think education”, an event with a strong focus on international solidarity.Germany: Educators elect leadership
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 September 2012European educators
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 March 2006
New Zealand: Pay Parity for Early Childhood Education Teachers
EI affiliate NZEI Te Riu Roa and the New Zealand Childcare Association/Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa have negotiated pay parity with principals and deputy principals in primary schools for more than 400 teachers in leadership positions in 181 early childhood education centres throughout New Zealand.New Zealand: Pay Parity for Early Childhood Education Teachers
Equity and inclusion 7 February 2006
UK: new challenges facing LGBT teachers
"With the increasing multicultural nature of western European societies, new obstacles have emerged for the achievement of LGTB rights. We hear of teachers who no longer dare to be open about their sexual orientation, afraid of hostile reactions by students some of whom are driven by religious fanatism," said EI...UK: new challenges facing LGBT teachers
Equity and inclusion 31 January 2006
EI letter to the President of Afghanistan
EI sent a letter to the President of Afghanistan on 26 Jan 2006, urging him to take action on the series of attacks targeting educators in schools where children, especially girls, are studying across Afghanistan. EI released a press statement on the same day, asking the international community to redouble...EI letter to the President of Afghanistan