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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 September 2012

    EI opens the 8th Higher Education and Research Conference in Argentina

    From 25 to 27 September, more than one hundred teachers and trade union leaders from all over the world will meet in Buenos Aires to debate and coordinate action to effectively develop higher education and research, focusing on ensuring high-quality universal public education.

    EI opens the 8th Higher Education and Research Conference in Argentina
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 July 2012

    International solidarity to defend the public university

    In a joint statement, the members of EI, the Quebec Federation of University Professors of Canada (FQPPU) and the national trade union of higher education of France (SNESUP-FSU), undertook to pool their resources to defend public universities.

    International solidarity to defend the public university
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 March 2012

    Bahrain: Academic freedom under threat

    Every week, Education International receives anxious requests from Bahraini students, parents and academics alarmed about the on-going infringements of academic freedom and human rights directed at professors, students, and staff at higher education institutions in Bahrain.

    Bahrain: Academic freedom under threat
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 October 2010

    EI and ESU launched a Toolkit on Student-Centred Learning

    At the final event of the joint project with the European Students’ Union currently taking place in Leuven, Belgium, Education International launched a toolkit for staff and students to promote the concept of student-centred learning.

    EI and ESU launched a Toolkit on Student-Centred Learning
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 October 2010

    Toolkit launched to foster student-centred learning

    “Academics and students are ready to create a stimulating learning environment,” says EI Deputy General Secretary, Monique Fouilhoux, ”but are higher education institutions ready to provide the necessary support?”

    Toolkit launched to foster student-centred learning
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 September 2010

    Students and staff train to disseminate student centered learning practices

    Nearly 40 staff and student union members have gathered in Bratislava, Slovakia, to undertake an intensive three-day training programme on advocacy and lobbying skills for the promotion of student centered learning.

    Students and staff train to disseminate student centered learning practices
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 September 2010

    EI Higher Education and Research Conference fosters unity

    EI’s 7th International Higher Education and Research Conference was held in Canada, from 10-12 September, and was attended by more than 130 participants from all corners of the globe.

    EI Higher Education and Research Conference fosters unity
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 July 2010

    Teachers and students join to promote student-centered learning

    As part of its ongoing project with the European Students’ Union (ESU), EI organised a training seminar on student-centered learning (SCL) recently from 1-4 July in Sliema, Malta.

    Teachers and students join to promote student-centered learning
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 June 2010

    Teachers and students together improve teaching in higher education

    Results from the ‘Time for student-centred learning’ study show that teachers are committed to improving their ways of teaching and are ready to listen to students’ opinions on pedagogical practices.

    Teachers and students together improve teaching in higher education
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 May 2010

    Staff and students agree higher education should centre more on students

    European higher education staff and students' unions have expressed agreement that higher education should move further towards the needs of the student. This is a key finding from the survey by the European Students' Union (ESU) and the staff union Education International (EI).

    Staff and students agree higher education should centre more on students
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 April 2010

    Teachers and students join forces!

    Building on the official launch of the European Higher Education Area at the 10th Anniversary Bologna Ministerial Conference last month, EI announces the signature of a new agreement with the European Students’ Union (ESU).

    Teachers and students join forces!
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 29 March 2010

    Chile: The “Memory Museum” and the neo-liberal experiment

    For the past 10 years theColegio de Profesores de Chile(CPC) has been carrying out a project they call the Pedagogical Movement, a unique kind of teacher union research project.

    Chile: The “Memory Museum” and the neo-liberal experiment