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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 January 2014

    Austerity stripping away Europe's human rights, watchdog says

    Commissioner for Human Rights releases a research paper on the impact of the economic crisis on the protection of human rights.

    Austerity stripping away Europe's human rights, watchdog says
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 January 2014

    New ETUCE Project: Promoting the potentials of the European sectoral social dialogue in education by addressing new challenges and exploring experience and knowledge

    From this week to the end of 2014 ETUCE will be working on a new social dialogue project: “Promoting the potentials of the European sectoral social dialogue in education by addressing new challenges and exploring experience and knowledge”. The aim of the project is to expand the knowledge of the...

    New ETUCE Project: Promoting the potentials of the European sectoral social dialogue in education by addressing new challenges and exploring experience and knowledge
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 November 2013

    EI progress in promoting quality early childhood education

    With the support of its global Task Force on early childhood education (ECE), EI has taken strides to promote quality ECE and better conditions of work for early childhood personnel.

    EI progress in promoting quality early childhood education
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 November 2013

    Latin America: calling for free and universal early childhood education

    EI’s Latin American Regional Office has taken steps to consolidate trade union work in early childhood education. A meeting of member organisations was convened to analyse, plan and unify trade union action in this field in Santiago, Chile, on 28 and 29 October 2013.

    Latin America: calling for free and universal early childhood education
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 April 2013

    Canada: CSQ holds rendezvous on early childhood education

    The provision of quality early childhood education (ECE) services has been highlighted as an important entitlement for all young children at a Centrale des Syndicats du Québec (CSQ) meeting.

    Canada: CSQ holds rendezvous on early childhood education
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 February 2013

    USA: Education unions welcome Obama’s proposals on ECE

    EI’s national affiliates, The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), have welcomed President Obama’s proposal to dramatically increase access to early childhood education (ECE) for American students.

    USA: Education unions welcome Obama’s proposals on ECE
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 December 2012

    Asia Pacific: Governments to invest in ECE

    A new task force spearheading the development of early childhood education (ECE) in the EI Asia Pacific region has called on national governments to invest in ECE. The task force, which met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15-16 December, stressed the need for governments to invest in ECE teachers and...

    Asia Pacific: Governments to invest in ECE
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 October 2012

    Finland: High quality educators for ECE

    The Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö (OAJ), one of EI’s national affiliates, has celebrated the 120th anniversary of preschool teacher education in Finland. OAJ president Olli Luukkainen reasserted the need for well-trained teachers at all education levels, including Early Childhood Education (ECE).

    Finland: High quality educators for ECE
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 April 2012

    Millions of educators to support quality early childhood education

    This week, millions of teachers, students and education advocates around the world join forces in calling on public authorities and development partners to ensure that all young children have access to quality early childhood education (ECE). This call is made during and after the Global Action Week (GAW) for Education,...

    Millions of educators to support quality early childhood education
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 February 2012

    Seminar tackles impact of economic crisis on Early Childhood Education

    Over 50 participants from 25 European countries attended a seminar on Early Childhood Education (ECE) organised by EI's European region, the ETUCE. Held from 20-21 February in Budapest, Hungary, the event tackled a wide range of issues linked to ECE, particularly the impact of the economic crisis on the sector.

    Seminar tackles impact of economic crisis on Early Childhood Education
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 January 2012

    ECE: AFT study shows need for smoother transitions from pre-kindergarten to the elementary level

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), one of EI’s affiliates in the USA, has published a study related to Early Childhood Education (ECE). This report concludes that a smoother transition from pre-kindergarten (pre-K) to the elementary (primary) level is indispensable to the long-term success of students. This is particularly true...

    ECE: AFT study shows need for smoother transitions from pre-kindergarten to the elementary level
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 December 2011

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  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 November 2011

    EI to implement a strategy for the development of ECE

    EI is set to implement its new strategy for the development of Early Childhood Education (ECE). The Strategy Paper, adopted by the EI Executive Board early this year and endorsed by the 6th World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, spells out concrete actions to promote holistic and quality services...

    EI to implement a strategy for the development of ECE
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 October 2011

    France: Unions oppose government plan to test pupils from pre-school

    EI's French affiliates, SE-UNSA and SNUIPP, have condemned a government plan to ask teachers to test children as young as five on their behaviour and learning abilities.

    France: Unions oppose government plan to test pupils from pre-school