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 22 July 2007

    EI's 5th World Congress Opens with a Common Cry Against Poverty

    The fifth World Congress of the world's largest teacher union federation was opened this morning in Berlin by the President of the Germany Federal Republic, Horst Köhler.

    EI's 5th World Congress Opens with a Common Cry Against Poverty
  2. News 21 July 2007

    Colombia denies exit visa to award winner

    BERLIN — The government of Colombia has denied an exit visa to Samuel Morales, one of two winners of Education International’s highest award for defence of human and trade union rights.

    Colombia denies exit visa to award winner
  3. News 19 July 2007

    Press Release: Teachers care about quality education, social justice

    BERLIN – 18 July – Educators from around the world are coming together in Berlin to intensify their efforts to meet the needs of every child, and to uphold their fundamental rights to a quality education in a more just world.

    Press Release: Teachers care about quality education, social justice
  4. News 12 July 2007

    New Congress documents available to download

    Congress documents including the program, practical arrangements and voting procedures are now available to download.

    New Congress documents available to download
  5. News 12 July 2007

    Congress Newsflash: Transport in Berlin

    Please note that there will be organised transport from only Tegel Airport to the 3 Congress hotels (Ellington, Park Inn and Estrel) from 19-21 July.

    Congress Newsflash: Transport in Berlin
  6. News 11 July 2007

    Breakout Sessions at the 5th EI World Congress

    On 23rd July, participants to the 5th EI World Congress will be treated to a choice of 44 different breakout sessions.

    Breakout Sessions at the 5th EI World Congress
  7. News 4 July 2007

    Rebuilding Aceh Through Education For All

    On 30 June, EI fulfilled its promise to the people of Aceh, Indonesia, that it would assist in the rebuilding of the public education system for thousands of children whose schools were destroyed by the devastating tsunami of December 2004.

    Rebuilding Aceh Through Education For All
  8. News 3 July 2007

    Congress Newsflash: Make the Final Changes to your Participant's Account Before 5th July!

    As of 5th July 2007 17:00hr (GMT+1 Western European Time), all Congress Participant's Accounts will be frozen. Should you have any changes to make regarding your flight details, hotel reservation, pre-Congress event and breakout session registration etc, you should do so before 5th July.

    Congress Newsflash: Make the Final Changes to your Participant's Account Before 5th July!
  9. News 3 July 2007

    Book your tickets for the EI Awards Dinner today!

    At every World Congress, EI holds a gala dinner and dance, the highlight of which is the ceremony to grant the two prestigious EI Awards - the Albert Shanker Education Award and the Mary Hatwood Futrell Human and Trade Union Rights Award.

    Book your tickets for the EI Awards Dinner today!
  10. News 8 June 2007

    5th EI World Congress: the Higher Education Caucus

    One of the highlights of the EI World Congresses is its pre-Congress events, where participants have the chance to meet one another and take part in discussions on specific issues before the Congress starts.

    5th EI World Congress: the Higher Education Caucus