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Patrick Pleul
Patrick Pleul

Standards and working conditions

Our work in this area

  1. Opinion 7 May 2018

    #ResNet: Amplifying teacher voice: getting stuck into research, by Philippa Cordingley

    Philippa Cordingley

    One of the things we are exploring in our research into how different countries construct teachers’ professional identities that will be presented at Education International’s annual Research Network meeting today, is the nature of the links between investing in research-informed teaching and amplifying teachers’ collective professional voice.

    #ResNet: Amplifying teacher voice: getting stuck into research, by Philippa Cordingley
  2. News 2 May 2018

    Effective school leadership should top global and national policy agendas

    Supporting quality, inclusive and supportive school leadership should at the top of global and national development and education policy agendas. This was the call from education union officials, school leaders, educational leadership experts, policy makers and partners at the school leadership conference organized by Education International in Johannesburg, South Africa...

    Effective school leadership should top global and national policy agendas
  3. News 26 April 2018

    Nigeria: Address quality education at home first, not by sending teachers abroad

    Liberia’s request for Nigerian teachers under the Technical Assistance Corps agreement has been met with condemnation of the Nigerian authorities by education unions, arguing that Nigeria itself is struggling to deliver quality education.

    Nigeria: Address quality education at home first, not by sending teachers abroad
  4. Opinion 24 April 2018

    Not waiting for superman, by David Frost

    David Frost

    Last week I was fortunate in being able to participate in a conference on the island of Krk on the Croatian coast. The best part was linking up with colleagues from NGOs in places such as Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Macedonia and Palestine – all quite challenging contexts. It...

    Not waiting for superman, by David Frost
  5. Opinion 23 April 2018

    Towards Inclusive Quality School Leadership, By Dennis Sinyolo

    Dennis Sinyolo

    School leaders play a pivotal role in the provision of quality education and in ensuring equity and equal educational opportunities for all children, pupils and students. School leaders can help to create and maintain a positive school climate and a culture of peace, tolerance, equity, inclusiveness, cooperation and hard work...

    Towards Inclusive Quality School Leadership, By Dennis Sinyolo
  6. Opinion 19 April 2018

    Protecting and growing the profession: The Professional Standards Conundrum, by Jelmer Evers

    Jelmer Evers

    Not too long ago I had a formal lesson observation as part of my yearly performance review. It’s meant as a basis for professional growth and as such it succeeded. I enjoyed the reflection. In my view it should be a regular part of a teacher’s job, not just a...

    Protecting and growing the profession: The Professional Standards Conundrum, by Jelmer Evers
  7. News 17 April 2018

    Education International assesses World Bank's Development Report on education

    Just ahead of the World Bank Spring Meetings, Education International is launching a publication that brings together multiple voices from around the world to provide a Reality Check on the World Bank’s 2018 World Development Report on education.

    Education International assesses World Bank's Development Report on education
  8. News 13 April 2018

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country

    Dutch educators in the southern part of The Netherlands have protested in favour of improved salaries and working conditions following similar activities nationally and regionally.

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country
  9. News 23 March 2018

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International has welcomed the launch of the Education Workforce Initiative by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.

    Launch of Education Workforce Initiative
  10. Opinion 22 March 2018

    “Better dialogue, better schools, better communities”, by John Bangs

    John Bangs

    The fact that the International Summit on the Teaching Profession is now in its eighth year is one of those small miracles which counterbalance the mood of pessimism which affects the world’s politics. Founded in 2011 by the Obama Administration and the US teacher unions it is now an annual...

    “Better dialogue, better schools, better communities”, by John Bangs
  11. News 22 March 2018

    Global dialogue in support of the teaching profession

    The 8th annual International Summit on the Teaching Profession to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 22-23 March is, once again, a good opportunity to discuss the teaching profession between those who represent teachers and those who represent governments.

    Global dialogue in support of the teaching profession
  12. News 22 February 2018

    Burkina Faso: United teacher unions secure landmark agreement with government

    The National Coordination of Education Unions in Burkina Faso has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government, a landmark agreement covering access to education and improved working conditions.

    Burkina Faso: United teacher unions secure landmark agreement with government
  13. News 16 February 2018

    UK: Solidarity with education union’s fight over university pensions

    Education International’s European region, ETUCE, has sent a message of solidarity to University and College Unions members at 61 UK universities who are due to walk out soon in a dispute over changes to the universities’ pension scheme.

    UK: Solidarity with education union’s fight over university pensions
  14. News 15 February 2018

    EI: New podcast marks 25 years of solidarity with education workers

    As Education International (EI) celebrates its 25th anniversary, a new podcast helps us look back to past achievements that have helped thousands of teachers deliver quality education, no matter the circumstances.

    EI: New podcast marks 25 years of solidarity with education workers
  15. News 14 February 2018

    The Netherlands: Educators’ Code Red continues

    Dutch educators are on strike, demanding decent salaries and a normal workload, and urging the government to clearly and firmly address burn out and a shortage in teachers in primary education.

    The Netherlands: Educators’ Code Red continues