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 13 February 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #14: Where is the World in the WDR 2018? An Appeal to Rename it the ‘American Development Report’ by Jeremy Rappleye & Hikaru Komatsu

    Jeremy Rappleye, Hikaru Komatsu

    The 2018 World Development Report “Learning to Realize Education’s Promise” provides deep insights into the worldview of the World Bank, the world’s most powerful development institution. Instead of critically questioning the Bank’s explicit claims – as most of the blogs thus far have done – it is also worth pausing...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #14: Where is the World in the WDR 2018? An Appeal to Rename it the ‘American Development Report’ by Jeremy Rappleye & Hikaru Komatsu
  2. News 8 February 2018

    Europe

    Europe

    Europe
  3. News 8 February 2018

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific

    Asia-Pacific
  4. News 8 February 2018

    Africa

    Africa

    Africa
  5. News 8 February 2018

    Worldwide

    Worldwide

    Worldwide
  6. Opinion 6 February 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #13: “It’s not a learning crisis, it’s an international development crisis! A decolonial critique” by Iveta Silova

    Iveta Silova

    The 2018 World Development Report (WDR) “Learning to Realize Education’s Promise” has been widely praised for placing education at the forefront of the international development agenda. But while signaling a global commitment to increasing education access and quality in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 2018 WDR...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #13: “It’s not a learning crisis, it’s an international development crisis! A decolonial critique” by Iveta Silova
  7. News 1 February 2018

    #FundEducation: Teachers are essential to achieving quality education

    As the Global Partnership for Education meets for its Replenishment Conference in Dakar, Senegal, Education International leaders have stressed the importance of teachers in achieving quality education for all and in meeting the many challenges affecting education systems worldwide.

    #FundEducation: Teachers are essential to achieving quality education
  8. Opinion 25 January 2018

    #EI25: reflections by Fernando M. Reimers, Harvard University

    Fernando M. Reimers

    I first heard about Education International in 1996. I had recently joined the staff at the World Bank, on a leave from Harvard University, to lead their education projects in Mexico, and I was invited by Maris O’Rourke, then director of the education group at the Bank, to meet a...

    #EI25: reflections by Fernando M. Reimers, Harvard University
  9. Opinion 25 January 2018

    #EI25: Reflections by David Archer, ActionAid

    David Archer

    My first memory of meeting with Education International was in October 1999 – when ActionAid, Oxfam and the Global March for Child Labour met in Brussels to set up the Global Campaign for Education. That was a landmark moment – forging links between EI’s campaign on quality public education, Oxfam’s...

    #EI25: Reflections by David Archer, ActionAid
  10. News 25 January 2018

    As EI turns 25, a new series of podcasts sheds light on past and future

    A quarter of a century after its inception, a series of podcasts on Education International’s history, values and activities is putting sound to the organisation’s celebrations through the voices of its top leaders, past and present.

    As EI turns 25, a new series of podcasts sheds light on past and future
  11. News 24 January 2018

    EI teacher standards to create “common understanding” within the profession

    Australian researcher Tom Alegounarias presented his work on the development of global professional teaching standards to Education International’s Executive Board, part of an effort to provide teachers the power to define their own profession.

    EI teacher standards to create “common understanding” within the profession
  12. News 23 January 2018

    Education International names new General Secretary

    American David Edwards has been chosen to succeed outgoing and founding General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen after being named to the post by the organisation’s Executive Board.

    Education International names new General Secretary
  13. News 23 January 2018

    EI Executive Board to acknowledge the past while looking ahead to the future

    In advance of its 25th anniversary, Education International’s 50th Executive Board Meeting convenes in Brussels where leaders are set to make key decisions as a major chapter of the organisation is celebrated.

    EI Executive Board to acknowledge the past while looking ahead to the future
  14. News 22 January 2018

    EI at heart of new International Education Workforce Initiative

    Education International’s President, Susan Hopgood, has been appointed Co-Vice Chair of the Working Group of the newly established International Education Workforce Initiative.

    EI at heart of new International Education Workforce Initiative