Ei-iE

Publications and Research

  1. Equity and inclusion

    Strategies to end school-related gender-based violence

    The experience of education unions in Africa

    22 December 2019

    The issue of gender-based violence in and around schools and other educational settings is particularly important to education unions and their members. Since everyone in schools – teachers, students, support personnel - can be perpetrator and victim, SRGBV is a violation of both the right to quality education and the...

    Strategies to end school-related gender-based violence
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  2. Equity and inclusion

    Working to end school related gender based violence

    Writings by representatives of education unions from Eastern, West and Southern Africa

    22 December 2019

    The Education International (EI) initiative Education Unions take Action to End School Related Gender Based Violence, is part of more than 30 years of international advocacy to advance gender equality in education and in unions.

    Working to end school related gender based violence
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  3. Equity and inclusion

    Trabalhando para acabar com a violência de género no âmbito escolar

    Escritos dos representantes de sindicatos da educação da África Oriental, Ocidental e Austral

    21 December 2019

    A iniciativa “Sindicatos da Educação Intervêm para Acabar com a Violência de Género no Âmbito Escolar” da Internacional da Educação1 (EI), faz parte de um processo de mais de 30 anos de advocacia internacional com vista à promoção da igualdade de género na educação e nos sindicatos.

    Trabalhando para acabar com a violência de género no âmbito escolar
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  4. Equity and inclusion

    Estratégias para acabar com a violência de género no âmbito escolar

    A experiência dos sindicatos da educação em África

    21 December 2019

    A Violência de Género no Âmbito Escolar (VGAE), nomeadamente, nas escolas, nos seus arredores e noutros contextos educacionais, consiste num problema de particular importância para os sindicatos do sector da educação e seus membros.

    Estratégias para acabar com a violência de género no âmbito escolar
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  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Public education in Greece: Aspects and trends of emerging privatisation

    5 December 2019

    Commissioned and led by the Greek Primary Teachers’ Federation (DOE) and the Greek Federation of Secondary Education State School Teachers (OLME), the study is part of EI’s Global Response to the Privatisation and Commercialisation in and of Education.

    Public education in Greece: Aspects and trends of emerging privatisation
    1. Full study (in Greek)
    2. Summary (in English)
    3. Summary (in Greek)
  6. Leading the profession

    Global framework of professional teaching standards

    Jointly developed by Education International and UNESCO

    4 November 2019

    The joint Education International/ UNESCO framework on the development of professional teaching standards aims to improve teacher quality, teaching and learning, as well as support the implementation and monitoring of the teacher target in the Education 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and specifically Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4).

    Global framework of professional teaching standards
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  7. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    Privatisation and commodification of university in Latin America: The cases of Argentina, Peru, Chile and the Dominican Republic

    Fernanda Saforcada, Daniela Atairo, Lucía Trotta, Aldana Rodríguez Golisano

    17 October 2019

    Since the late 20th century, Latin American higher education has witnessed two major processes: firstly, considerable expansion – a sustained increase in enrolment, a growing number of institutions, and growth and diversification of study programmes, levels and qualifications; secondly, a decline in public funding.

    Privatisation and commodification of university in Latin America: The cases of Argentina, Peru, Chile and the Dominican Republic
    1. Report (in Spanish)
    2. Summary (in English)
  8. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    Commercial Activity in Pacific Education

    Anna Hogan, Greg Thompson, Bob Lingard, Dr Mesake Dakuidreketi

    10 October 2019

    This study collected scoping data to document and understand the extent of privatisation and commercialisation of education in eight Council of Pacific Education (COPE) nations - the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

    Commercial Activity in Pacific Education
    1. Report
    2. Summary
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    An education union guide to copyrights and copywrongs in education and research

    28 August 2019

    Copyright laws around the world are being changed to accommodate the digital environment. It is essential that education unions take an active role in copyright reforms to ensure that teachers and researchers are not deprived of their rights to use and build upon creative works for teaching, learning and research.

    An education union guide to copyrights and copywrongs in education and research
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  10. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    Technical and vocational education and training as a framework for social justice: Analysis and evidence from world case studies

    Gavin Moodie, Leesa Wheelahan, Eric Lavigne

    31 July 2019

    This report observes several limitations of human capital theory, both as a description of the way qualifications are used in the labour market, and in severely limiting the potential roles of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It proposes as an alternative the human capabilities approach which posits that...

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  11. Democracy

    On Education & Democracy: 25 Lessons from the Teaching Profession

    Fred van Leeuwen, Susan Hopgood

    15 July 2019

    On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Education International, which currently brings together the national education unions of 170 countries representing 32.5 million educators and education support staff, we have selected 25 lessons which educators and their organisations have learnt throughout history on education and democracy.

    On Education & Democracy: 25 Lessons from the Teaching Profession
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  12. Standards and working conditions

    Understanding the invisible workforce: Education support personnel’s roles, needs and the challenges they face

    Philippa Butler

    16 May 2019

    Education Support Personnel (ESP) play a vital role in promoting quality education, fostering a safe and positive learning environment for all students, and ensuring that schools and educational institutions function effectively. ESP cover a wide range of people working in the education sector, and despite being an essential part of...

    Understanding the invisible workforce: Education support personnel’s roles, needs and the challenges they face
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  13. Leading the profession

    The future of the teaching profession (Second edition)

    John MacBeath

    16 April 2019

    This study contains profound insights into the nature of teacher professionalism. Debates on the policy directions in education in the past decade have been increasingly focusing on learning outcomes and effectiveness indicators in search of the “hidden truth” or the “holy grail” of what makes an effective school. While effectiveness...

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  14. Standards and working conditions

    Constructing teachers’ professional identities

    Philippa Cordingley

    28 February 2019

    This study aims at examining how teachers’ professional identities are constructed in seven contrasting education systems. The jurisdictions - Berlin, Chile, Kenya, Ontario, Scotland, Singapore and Sweden - were selected to achieve an economic and geographical balance and a range of contexts in relation to educational performance and teacher supply...

    Constructing teachers’ professional identities
    1. Report
    2. Case studies