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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 March 2010

    EI attends launch of European Higher Education area at Bologna Anniversary Ministerial Conference

    The Ministers responsible for higher education in 47 countries of Europe gathered at the 10th Anniversary Bologna Ministerial Conference, celebrated on 11-12 Mar in Budapest and Vienna, for the official launch of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

    EI attends launch of European Higher Education area at Bologna Anniversary Ministerial Conference
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 March 2010

    EI publishes report on academics' perception of the Bologna Process

    Education International has just published a report on “Enhancing Quality – Academics’ Perceptions of the Bologna Process” specially aimed for dissemination at the Bologna Anniversary Conference taking place in Budapest and Vienna in March 2010.

    EI publishes report on academics' perception of the Bologna Process
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 January 2010

    Basic Academic Freedoms and Rights Violated in Israel and Palestinian Territories

    The academic freedom and professional rights of higher education teaching personnel in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are increasingly under assault as a result of the continuing political conflict in the region, according to a report released today by Education International and the Canadian Association of University Teachers.

    Basic Academic Freedoms and Rights Violated in Israel and Palestinian Territories
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 December 2009

    EI supports demands by academic community in Latvia

    On 1 December, Latvian Higher Education Staff and Student Unions held a demonstration against budget cuts in the higher education and research sector. EI offers its full solidarity to the Latvian academic community, and has, together with ETUCE, made clear its support for the demands being made.

    EI supports demands by academic community in Latvia
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 July 2009

    Academic Freedom International Study

    A joint publication of EI and the University and College Union of the UK, this study highlights constraints on academic freedom in five countries: Burma, Colombia, Israel, Palestine and Zimbabwe.

    Academic Freedom International Study
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 July 2009

    The academic profession discussed at the World Conference on Higher Education

    EI, together with close to 40 representatives from EI-affiliated higher education unions, has been actively participating in the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education in Paris which started on 5 July with EI’s Vice-President Irene Duncan Adanusa intervening in one of the opening sessions.

    The academic profession discussed at the World Conference on Higher Education
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 July 2009

    Speech by Penni Stewart, President of the Canadian Association of University Teachers at the World Conference on Higher Education organised by UNESCO in Paris, 7 July 2009

    I want to address the state of the academic profession, both by looking back at developments and progress made since the last World Conference, but also by looking forward to where we might be going. Of course, the overriding issue today is how the current global economic recession may affect...

    Speech by Penni Stewart, President of the Canadian Association of University Teachers at the World Conference on Higher Education organised by UNESCO in Paris, 7 July 2009
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 July 2009

    EI stresses the rights of academic staff at UNESCO's World Conference on Higher Education

    In her address on the opening day of UNESCO's second World Conference on Higher Education in Paris, EI Vice-President Irene Duncan Adanusa stressed the rights of academic staff and the need for the full application of the 1997 Recommendation outlining those rights.

    EI stresses the rights of academic staff at UNESCO's World Conference on Higher Education
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 July 2009

    Speech by Irene Duncan Adanusa, EI Vice-President at the World Conference on Higher Education organised by UNESCO in Paris, 5 July 2009

    On behalf of Education International, the largest global union federation, representing 30 million teachers and education workers worldwide, with 406 affiliate unions in 172 countries and territories, I am pleased to address the 2009 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education.

    Speech by Irene Duncan Adanusa, EI Vice-President at the World Conference on Higher Education organised by UNESCO in Paris, 5 July 2009
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 July 2009

    UK: "Say no to academic vandalism"

    The University and College Union (UCU) which represents further and higher education staff in the United Kingdom is holding a national day of protest on 3 July.

    UK: "Say no to academic vandalism"
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 April 2009

    EI calls for sustainable public higher education funding and better conditions for mobility of academic staff and students at Bologna Process Ministerial Meeting

    The 6th Bologna Process Ministerial Meeting marked the passage of ten years since the signing of the original Bologna Declaration in 1999 with the goal of setting up the European Higher Education Area. EI has been a consultative member of the Bologna Process since the Ministerial meeting in Bergen in...

    EI calls for sustainable public higher education funding and better conditions for mobility of academic staff and students at Bologna Process Ministerial Meeting
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 February 2009

    France: EI shows support for strike by Higher Education and Research personnel

    EI has issued a statement of support for its member organisations in France representing higher education and research personnel, who are on a full-day strike today to protest the lack of consultation, mass dismissals and budgetary cuts the current government has inflicted on the sector.

    France: EI shows support for strike by Higher Education and Research personnel
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 February 2009

    EI welcomes greater unity in global students’ movement

    Facing the current global economic crisis and growing threats to public education at all levels, Education International salutes the student activists from 17 organisations around the world who have forged a new alliance to assert a principled and equitable approach to the challenges of higher education.

    EI welcomes greater unity in global students’ movement
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 October 2008

    EI launches the Barometer of Academic Mobility

    At the validation conference of the campaign for full higher education staff and student mobility held in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France from 6-7 October, Education International and the European Students' Union launched the campaign publication "Barometer of Academic Mobility".

    EI launches the Barometer of Academic Mobility