Ei-iE

Education For All

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 August 2017

    UK: A-Level results provide cover for problems plaguing education

    Following the release of A-Level results, UK teacher unions have highlighted the hard work and commitment of both students and their teachers despite a hastily reformed curriculum and funding cuts in education.

    UK: A-Level results provide cover for problems plaguing education
  2. Equity and inclusion 21 August 2017

    Finland: government increases support for education of immigrant students and teachers

    The Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö teachers’ union have called for increased teacher training in order to deliver quality education to immigrant students following a government announcement to boost funding for immigrant students’ education and integration.

    Finland: government increases support for education of immigrant students and teachers
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 August 2017

    Idiocy for All and the Rise of International Large Scale Educational Assessments

    Amy Marcetti Topper, Iveta Silova, Gustavo E. Fischman

    Almost any education-related topic seems to turn into an overheated debate, provoking very strong gut reactions and diminishing any hope for productive discussions that engage in careful analysis of contrasting perspectives and forms of evidence. This is certainly the case with International Large Scale Educational Assessments (ILSEAs), like PISA or...

    Idiocy for All and the Rise of International Large Scale Educational Assessments
  4. Union growth 2 August 2017

    A Long Way to Go: An Analysis of Inclusive Education for Disabled Girls Globally

    Tania Principe

    Disabled girls are among the most marginalised and poorly educated groups in the world. They have not been a priority in international development, education, or arguably, disability organisations.

    A Long Way to Go: An Analysis of Inclusive Education for Disabled Girls Globally
  5. Climate action and literacy 30 May 2017

    Unions push for inclusion to meet national and international development commitments

    The Fiji Teachers Union has reaffirmed its commitment to build a strong platform to implement the Sustainable Development Goal 4 by involving all stakeholders at all levels of policy formulation, implementation, monitoring, and review.

    Unions push for inclusion to meet national and international development commitments
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 May 2017

    Denmark: Union campaign against continuing cuts in education

    The Gymnasieskolernes Laererforening strongly condemns and is mobilising against the financial cuts imposed on the public education sector.

    Denmark: Union campaign against continuing cuts in education
  7. Union growth 8 May 2017

    Nigeria: Relief about release of 82 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

    Education International has warmly welcomed the release of 82 schoolgirls from a group of 276 abducted three years ago by Islamist militants of the Boko Haram group in north-eastern Nigeria.

    Nigeria: Relief about release of 82 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram
  8. Union growth 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 April 2017

    Global Action Week for Education 2017: government must be held accountable for promises made to ensure free public quality education for all

    Education International calls on affiliates and concerned citizens to join the Global Action Week for Education 2017, to urge governments to implement the sustainable development goals by investing in free public quality education and educators.

    Global Action Week for Education 2017: government must be held accountable for promises made to ensure free public quality education for all
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 April 2017

    Jamaica Teachers Association: More attention to professional standards

    From 18 to 20 April 2017, the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) brought together teachers from all over the island to discuss ways to improve their professional practices.

    Jamaica Teachers Association: More attention to professional standards
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 April 2017

    Africa: Unions work towards unity and education priorities

    The importance of trade union unity in terms of development cooperation activities in Africa was underlined during a recent meeting between African education unions and their development cooperation partners.

    Africa: Unions work towards unity and education priorities
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 April 2017

    Malala Yousafzai, appointed UN Messenger of Peace

    Education International welcomes the appointment of Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai, as United Nations’ Messenger of Peace, a key international role where she will be able to continue to fulfil her commitment to the promotion of girls’ education.

    Malala Yousafzai, appointed UN Messenger of Peace
  13. Standards and working conditions 10 April 2017

    UK: Unions demand appropriate reform of primary school assessment system

    The UK Government is consulting teachers’ unions on its proposals to reform the system of primary school assessment, which have given a mixed reaction to the government’s proposals for reform.

    UK: Unions demand appropriate reform of primary school assessment system
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 April 2017

    Australia: Disadvantaged students hit by resource shortages

    Australian schools are significantly under-resourced, affecting student performance, according to newly released international data, demonstrating the importance of Gonski needs-based funding to ensure all schools have the resources they need.

    Australia: Disadvantaged students hit by resource shortages