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Publications and Research

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Creating a supportive working environment in European higher education

    Marie Clarke

    30 April 2015

    Creating a positive working environment is key to the future success of higher education across Europe. Self-direction and autonomy are positive influences in the work context. Those who feel supported at work will enjoy their experience, like their jobs and have high levels of job satisfaction. The capacity to form...

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  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    The Bologna Process under threat

    29 April 2015

    In this study, academics across nine countries in Europe identified a number of key issues that impacted upon their working environment. These included the impact of decreased funding; the difficulties experienced in forming supportive relationships; negative experiences of academic life in the initial years; a deterioration in working conditions; the...

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  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    EI Report to the Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendation concerning Teachers | 2015

    15 April 2015

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendation concerning Teachers (CEART) is a joint committee of the ILO and UNESCO composed of 12 Experts. It meets every three years and is charged with monitoring the implementation of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers and the...

    EI Report to the Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendation concerning Teachers | 2015
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  4. Standards and working conditions

    The Status of Teachers and the Teaching Profession

    Vasileios Symeonidis

    3 March 2015

    This report is based on an extensive survey (responses from 73 Education International (EI) member organisations from all regions). It reveals the threats to the status of teachers from misguided “reforms” leading to precarious working conditions for teachers and education workers and curbing teachers' professional development, professional autonomy, social dialogue,...

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  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Teaching around the world: What can TALIS tell us

    Dion Burns, Linda Darling Hammond

    23 February 2015

    The Teaching and Learning International Survey of 2013 (TALIS) — representing the views of teachers and principals in lower secondary schools from 34 jurisdictions around the world — tells us a great deal about the conditions for teaching in different countries today and what these may mean for the future...

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  6. Fighting the commercialisation of education

    Privatisation in Chile - Report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    11 November 2014

    The report was submitted by several civil society organisations to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ahead of its pre-session during the first week of December, following which it will decide on a "list of issues", including questions which the Chilean authorities will have to respond...

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  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Privatisation in early childhood education - An explorative study on impacts and implications

    Mathias Urban

    16 October 2014

    This explorative study reveals a global trend towards increasing privatisation in Early Childhood Education (ECE), threatening to overshadow public ECE. Based on a qualitative inquiry targeting ECE practitioners and union representatives in 14 countries, it gathers practice-based evidence of the impact of privatisation in ECE on a variety of aspects...

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  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Advocacy toolkit for teachers to provide a quality education

    5 October 2014

    The EFA Global Monitoring Report, the International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All and Education International jointly produced an advocacy toolkit aiming to help teachers use evidence based recommendations for their advocacy.

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  9. Equity and inclusion

    Ending child labour - a resource manual for teachers and education unions

    19 June 2014

    Child labour remains a human rights scourge more than a decade into the 21st century, affecting 168 million children worldwide by the best estimates. It denies millions of children their basic rights to education and childhood, permanently scarring their lives and their future as productive adults and citizens, those of...

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  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Getting teacher migration and mobility right

    Marie-Louise Caravatti, Shannon Lederer, Allison Lupico, Nancy Van Meter

    31 May 2014

    With this study EI aims to identify best practices for international teacher migration, as well as to highlight issues of concern and expose abuses. This research report contributes new data and analysis that will deepen our understanding of the teacher migration phenomenon. It reaffirms our commitment to ensuring that migration...

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  11. Equity and inclusion

    Women in Trade Unions and in Education: From Words to Action | 2nd Education International World Women's Conference

    Conference Report

    15 May 2014

    The second EI World Women’s Conference – Women in Trade Unions and in Education: From Words to Action - took place in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, April 7th-9th 2014, and focused on some of the issues that negatively affect women within education trade unions, and women and girls within education...

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  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Tax Justice: A resource guide for education unions

    6 May 2014

    This online resource guide is designed to help Education International (EI) affiliates be better informed about what advancements are being made by the tax justice movement, and what they can do in their own countries to ensure adequate funding of public services.

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  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Child labour and Education for all

    A resource guide for trade unions and a call against child labour and for education for all

    16 October 2013

    The effective elimination of all forms of child labour is a key objective of the international trade union movement. Universal access to free, quality, compulsory, basic education is the foundation stone to achieve this goal. ILO Convention 138 makes clear the linkages between the elimination of child labour and access...

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  14. Leading the profession

    Study on trends in freedom of association and collective bargaining in the education sector since the financial crisis

    Nora Wintour

    18 September 2013

    Education International commissioned this study to examine trends in freedom of association and collective bargaining in selected countries throughout the world, both in countries which have been deeply affected by the crisis, such as the USA, Spain and Greece, as well as those countries which have continued to enjoy relatively...

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  15. Standards and working conditions

    Teacher union governmental relations in the context of educational reform

    Nina Bascia

    18 September 2013

    This study points out that governments tend to ignore teacher unions, at their own peril when constructing education policies; and it's based on the idea that genuine partnerships between teacher unions and governments are based on understanding pluralism.

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  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4

    Closing the trained teacher gap

    18 January 2013

    Every Child Needs a Teacher: Closing the Trained Teacher Gap is a report jointly produced by the Global Campaign for Education and Education International identifying severe primary teacher gaps, its impact on education systems and to make recommendations for closing this gap.

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  17. Standards and working conditions

    Global managerial education reforms and teachers

    Edited by Antoni Verger, Hülya Altinyelken Mireille de Koning

    15 January 2013

    The EI Research Institute and the University of Amsterdam IS Academie "Education and Development" have co-published a volume exploring the role that teachers play in global policy processes and the effects of education reforms on teachers' labour and professionalism in seven case study countries, including India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Namibia, Peru,...

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