Ei-iE

Union renewal and development

We bring together our member organisations to discuss and share experiences, good practices and ideas on responding to collective challenges. Together we are building the education unions of the future: mass participation organisations that reflect the diverse interests and identities of their members and offer educators a multitude of ways to engage and contribute.

Our work in this area

  1. Opinion 9 August 2018

    #EI25: "Remaining a trade unionist and staying strong", by Marième Sakho Dansokho (SYPROS, Senegal)

    Marième Sakho Dansokho

    Education International (EI) is celebrating 25 years of existence; 25 years of advocacy for education and the teaching profession. A long journey peppered with successes, wins and persistent challenges. EI and its affiliated organisations have to contend with capital and capitalists more concerned with their own profits than with the...

    #EI25: "Remaining a trade unionist and staying strong", by Marième Sakho Dansokho (SYPROS, Senegal)
  2. Opinion 2 August 2018

    "Is DFID’s approach to education worldwide approved by teachers in the UK?", by Samidha Garg and Anja Nielsen

    Anja Nielsen, Samidha Garg

    In February 2018, the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), the institution responsible for administering the majority of the UK’s development assistance, released Get Children Learning, the Department’s new education policy.

    "Is DFID’s approach to education worldwide approved by teachers in the UK?", by Samidha Garg and Anja Nielsen
  3. News 20 June 2018

    ILO Director General denounces “New Brutalism”

    “We have entered an age of new brutalism,” ILO Director General Guy Ryder told delegates of the 5th World Congress of UNI in Liverpool on 19 June. “We have entered an age where it is OK to dehumanize those who are rejected, who are marginalized, who are different or who...

    ILO Director General denounces “New Brutalism”
  4. News 24 May 2018

    Europe

    Europe

    Europe
  5. News 24 May 2018

    Africa

    Africa

    Africa
  6. News 24 May 2018

    ACCRS

    ACCRS

    ACCRS
  7. News 24 May 2018

    Worldwide

    Worldwide

    Worldwide
  8. News 18 May 2018

    The right to live and learn in peace must not dim

    EI condemns the use of lethal force that resulted in the deaths of dozens of Palestinian protesters and the scores of injured, including children, on the Gaza border earlier this week. EI is particularly concerned by what this now means for the fledgling peace process and joins with the wider...

    The right to live and learn in peace must not dim
  9. News 12 May 2018

    African educators bid farewell to one of their former leaders

    Thomas Ango Bediako (87), Education International’s Chief Regional Coordinator from 1993 until 2003, was laid to rest in his birthtown Kotwa, Bakwai District, Ghana, on 10 May. More than two thousand people took part in the ceremonies, which lasted a full day.

    African educators bid farewell to one of their former leaders