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. News 3 October 2008

    Report of the 32nd Executive Board Meeting, 23-24 September 2008

    At its meeting this week in Brussels, the Executive Board of Education International accepted the resignation of two of its members, Yasuo Morikoshi (Nikkyoso/Japan) and Marilies Rettig (Canadian Teachers' Federation/Canada) and thanked them for their active and valuable engagement in EI's work. In their place, the Board appointed Yuzuru Nakamura...

    Report of the 32nd Executive Board Meeting, 23-24 September 2008
  2. News 2 October 2008

    Croatia: Education trade unionists mark World Teachers’ Day

    Education trade union leaders are meeting in Zagreb to celebrate World Teachers’ Day at the Central and Eastern European Round Table meeting to be hosted by TUWPSEC, one of the five Croatian affiliates of Education International.

    Croatia: Education trade unionists mark World Teachers’ Day
  3. News 26 September 2008

    New Deputy General Secretary and Executive Board members appointed

    Two new members of the Executive Board of Education International have been appointed as a result of two resignations. The replacements were nominated by their member organisations and appointed by the Executive Board in accordance with the provisions of the EI Constitution.

    New Deputy General Secretary and Executive Board members appointed
  4. News 18 September 2008

    EI expresses solidarity to teachers in the Caribbean

    Since 15 August the Caribbean has been successively hit by tropical storm Fay, hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike. Education International reaches out in solidarity to teachers across the affected region.

    EI expresses solidarity to teachers in the Caribbean
  5. News 11 September 2008

    Worlds of Education n° 27 is available on-line

    Features in the September edition include the announcement of World Teachers’ Day 2008, Early Childhood Education and the EI Report onHidden Privatization in Public Education.

    Worlds of Education n° 27 is available on-line
  6. News 1 September 2008

    EI launches the Education and Solidarity Network

    EI has launched a new Education and Solidarity Network to help strengthen and develop solidarity-based social protection systems by mobilising professionals from the education sector around the world.

    EI launches the Education and Solidarity Network
  7. News 14 August 2008

    Georgia-Russia conflict: humanitarian crisis growing

    The humanitarian crisis as a result of the conflict in Georgia is growing despite the declaration of a ceasefire and the commitment to the withdrawal of Russian troops.

    Georgia-Russia conflict: humanitarian crisis growing
  8. News 24 July 2008

    Masters Programmes for Trade Unionists now Open for Application

    As part of the Global Union Research Network, EI strongly supports the international masters programmes on labour studies. They offer an excellent opportunity for EI member organisations to strengthen their capacities to face the challenges of globalisation.

    Masters Programmes for Trade Unionists now Open for Application
  9. News 5 June 2008

    Asia Pacific teacher leaders criticize Burmese military

    A month after Burma’s devastating cyclone left 133,000 people dead or missing, the chair of EI’s Asia Pacific Regional Committee has lashed out at the Burmese military government for continuing to thwart humanitarian and rescue operations by international aid agencies.

    Asia Pacific teacher leaders criticize Burmese military
  10. 5 June 2008

    We must do better

    In order to fulfill the international commitments they have made, donors will have to increase funding for aid programmes faster that any other public expenditure, according to the latest Development Co-operation Report from the OECD.

    We must do better
  11. News 27 May 2008

    Teacher Trade Unions meet in Georgia

    EI has brought together representatives of the teacher unions from the non-EU countries in southeastern Europe to discuss the strengthening of their organisations and the kind of support which they would like to receive from EI.

    Teacher Trade Unions meet in Georgia