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Education For All

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 February 2011

    Wear a pink heart for quality public education!

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is encouraging everybody to wear a pink heart on 14 February, Valentine’s Day, as a symbol of love for quality education and public services.

    Wear a pink heart for quality public education!
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 February 2011

    OECD: Pre-school pupils are still better readers aged 15

    Children who have been in pre-school education are likely to be much better readers when they are aged 15, reveals a study of international test results.

    OECD: Pre-school pupils are still better readers aged 15
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 February 2011

    Demands grow for Francophone community to play greater EFA role

    The Bureau of Francophone Teachers’ Union Committee (CSFEF) has expressed concern at the weak role played by the International Organisation of Francophonie (IOF) in Education for All alliances.

    Demands grow for Francophone community to play greater EFA role
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 February 2011

    Canada: CTF conference tackles issues facing families

    Participants at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) Women's Symposium have debated issues facing families including violence; poverty reduction; marginalisation of children; diversity and healthy lifestyles at a three-day event.

    Canada: CTF conference tackles issues facing families
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 31 January 2011

    Teachers join voices on Education for All in Africa

    Teacher unionists from around the world have called for renewed investment in education and teachers to ensure Africa’s future and to meet Education For All commitments on the recruitment and retention of qualified teachers.

    Teachers join voices on Education for All in Africa
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 January 2011

    CTF announces funding for School Community Projects

    The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) has announced that it will inject an additional $40,000 of funding into projects related to the Imagineaction initiative which links schools and communities in through social action.

    CTF announces funding for School Community Projects
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 December 2010

    Missing link: OECD’s PISA report ignores teacher voice

    OECD’s influential Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report, which gathers information on education systems, schools, families and students through surveys of school leaders, students and parents is launched, but where – asks EI – is the voice of teachers?

    Missing link: OECD’s PISA report ignores teacher voice
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 December 2010

    Africa Conference demands OECD countries keep their promises

    Education union leaders at EI’s African Regional Conference have voted unanimously to adopt a resolution that demands OECD countries keep their promise of supporting programmes to achieve Education for All (EFA) goals.

    Africa Conference demands OECD countries keep their promises
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 December 2010

    EI teacher union leaders meet in African Region

    More than 200 representatives of 120 education unions in 53 countries across Africa have taken part in the seventh EI African Regional Conference in Brazzaville, Congo, from 29 November to 3 December.

    EI teacher union leaders meet in African Region
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 November 2010

    Italy: Huge turnout to defend the future of youth and employment

    Italian student protesters have been out in force in the capital, Rome, and other cities as MPs debate a bill on education reform.

    Italy: Huge turnout to defend the future of youth and employment
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 November 2010

    Millions of children to lose schools 'unless western donors help'

    As donor nations meet in Madrid, EI has renewed its calls for a Financial Transactions’ Tax. The lack of support from the west could force poor countries to shut schools and sack teachers, depriving millions of children of education.

    Millions of children to lose schools 'unless western donors help'
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 November 2010

    OECD acknowledges social and economic benefits of education

    OECD education ministers have reaffirmed their view that reforming education systems around the world will be necessary to reinforce the social and economic benefits of education.

    OECD acknowledges social and economic benefits of education
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 November 2010

    OECD Education Ministers recognise the challenge

    Education Ministers from 38 countries met in Paris last week, 4-5 November with a theme of investing in education and training.

    OECD Education Ministers recognise the challenge
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 October 2010

    USA: Educators are not waiting for Superman

    American public education is facing attack on a scale without precedent. A new film favouring the privatisation campaign, which serves the interests of markets over children’s fundamental right to a quality education, has been released.

    USA: Educators are not waiting for Superman
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 October 2010

    Lobbying for legislation to commit US to Global Education Fund

    Despite world leaders committing to achieve universal primary education by 2015, as part of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Summit in 2000, this goal remains unfulfilled with limited progress and time running out.

    Lobbying for legislation to commit US to Global Education Fund
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 October 2010

    World Teachers’ Day 2010: Recovery begins with Teachers!

    On 5 October, millions of teachers and education workers will be joined by children, young people and parents across the globe to celebrate World Teachers’ Day.

    World Teachers’ Day 2010: Recovery begins with Teachers!
  17. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 October 2010

    G20 Summit in Korea: EI calls for education to be a priority

    The next summit of G20 leaders will be held in Seoul from 11-12 November. To make education a priority, EI is calling on its member organisations to actively campaign to place education higher on the G20 agenda.

    G20 Summit in Korea: EI calls for education to be a priority