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Through our 383 member organisations, we represent more than 32 million teachers and education support personnel in 178 countries and territories.

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Informed and empowered by teachers and education support personnel everywhere, we develop tools and strategies that enable us to work across all sectors of education and all regions of the world to effect change and create a better future for our students. Click here to see how we work and find out more about our priorities below.

  1. Quality education for all

  2. The profession

  3. Rights and democracy

  4. Building union power

Latest Updates

  1. News 18 June 2024

    Mongolia: Union launches nationwide call to invest in education

    The Federation of Mongolian Education and Science Unions (FMESU), Education International (EI) national affiliate, has held a series of events to call for respect for teachers’ rights and increased investment in education. It also addressed critical challenges in the education sector, such as teacher shortages, inadequate infrastructure, and the provision...

    Mongolia: Union launches nationwide call to invest in education
  2. News 17 June 2024

    Empowering educators: Transformative initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region

    In the face of pressing global challenges, Education International’s Asia-Pacific (EIAP) regional office is spearheading Development Cooperation (DC) initiatives to revitalize unions, advocate for public education, and address the urgent climate crisis.

    Empowering educators: Transformative initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region
  3. News 14 June 2024

    Togo: Raising awareness is the key to combating child labour

    A pilot project carried out by the Fédération des Syndicats de l'Education Nationale (Federation of National Education Unions - FESEN) in the region of Sotouboua, in central Togo, is helping to change attitudes so that child labour is no longer considered acceptable. Agricultural and domestic work are the main activities...

    Togo: Raising awareness is the key to combating child labour
  4. Worlds of Education 14 June 2024

    Apologies! We have some good news about teaching.

    Gustavo E. Fischman, Margarita Pivovarova, Eric Haas

    A remarkable feature of many debates about the looming global teacher shortage is the deep-rooted and somewhat predictable perspectives about the role of teachers in this situation. Unfortunately, instead of well-thought-out ideas and exchanges, it appears that when the topic involves teachers, we are stuck with antagonistic perspectives, with each...

    Apologies! We have some good news about teaching.
  5. News 13 June 2024

    Empowerment in education: Kurdistan Teachers’ Union advocates for change

    The Kurdistan Teachers’ Union (KTU) is spearheading a transformative campaign for the rights and recognition of educators in the Iraqi Kurdistan region. To that end, it held a series of high-level meetings with Iraq’s public authorities.

    Empowerment in education: Kurdistan Teachers’ Union advocates for change

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