Ei-iE

Education For All

  1. Standards and working conditions 13 April 2018

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country

    Dutch educators in the southern part of The Netherlands have protested in favour of improved salaries and working conditions following similar activities nationally and regionally.

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    UK: Survey reveals ‘heart-breaking’ impact of child poverty in schools

    Growing child poverty is affecting children’s learning in the UK, according to a recent National Education Union survey. However, schools and education staff are doing their utmost to provide the services and essentials of daily life to help disadvantaged families.

    UK: Survey reveals ‘heart-breaking’ impact of child poverty in schools
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 April 2018

    Australia: Educators’ campaign for public schools’ fair funding

    The Australian Education Union is demanding that public schools are properly resourced by public authorities with the launch of a new phase of its schools funding campaign – “Fair Funding Now!”

    Australia: Educators’ campaign for public schools’ fair funding
  4. Union renewal and development 29 March 2018

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako

    Education International is sad to learn of the passing of Tom Bediako, an outstanding Ghanaian education trade unionist, who for over 10 years made a considerable contribution to the strengthening of education unions and quality education in Africa as Education International’s Chief Regional Coordinator for the region.”

    Passing of Tom ‘Father Africa’ Bediako
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 March 2018

    Open access to research highlighted at CIES conference

    Education International and its affiliates’ work on open science and the publishing industry was showcased at this year’s Comparative International Education Society (CIES) conference.

    Open access to research highlighted at CIES conference
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 March 2018

    The responsibility of the French-speaking public authorities in guaranteeing quality public education for all is reaffirmed

    During Global Francophonie Week, the Comité syndical francophone de l'éducation et de la formation recalled the need for democracy around the world, which necessarily requires “free quality public education funded mainly by States”.

    The responsibility of the French-speaking public authorities in guaranteeing quality public education for all is reaffirmed
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 March 2018

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International has welcomed the launch of the Education Workforce Initiative by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 March 2018

    UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria

    Driven by the desperate situation of Syrian children, Education International has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to increase the pressure on all parties to the conflict.

    UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 March 2018

    Central African Republic: Conflict not the only issue facing teachers

    Despite conflict in the Central African Republic, teachers are fighting to ensure that the education system functions and that trade union rights are respected.

    Central African Republic: Conflict not the only issue facing teachers
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 March 2018

    Mexico: SNTE Congress elects leaders and confirms unity amidst challenging times

    The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, in an extraordinary Congress, modified its statutes, including adopting a provision that 50 per cent of its leadership positions must be held by women. They elected their leadership and strengthened their commitment to achieve improved teachers’ working and living conditions and quality...

    Mexico: SNTE Congress elects leaders and confirms unity amidst challenging times
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 February 2018

    Burkina Faso: United teacher unions secure landmark agreement with government

    The National Coordination of Education Unions in Burkina Faso has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government, a landmark agreement covering access to education and improved working conditions.

    Burkina Faso: United teacher unions secure landmark agreement with government
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 February 2018

    Reflections on GPE replenishment: rhetoric, facts, questions and the way forward.

    Jefferson Pessi

    The city of Dakar, the fascinating and lively capital of Senegal, was the stage of two key moments in the history of global governance of education. First, in the year 2000, it hosted the World Education Forum that adopted the Education for All Goals. Second, eighteen years later, on February...

    Reflections on GPE replenishment: rhetoric, facts, questions and the way forward.