News 12 February 2021
SLTU discusses Education Workforce Report
SLTUSLTU discusses Education Workforce Report
Trade union rights are human rights 20 October 2020
UNESCO prioritises post-COVID-19 education
Education in the current and post-COVID-19 world will be the focus of an extraordinary session of UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Meeting (2020 GEM) on 22 October. Co-hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom, political leaders, policy makers, and global education actors will have an opportunity to agree on global...UNESCO prioritises post-COVID-19 education
Climate action and literacy 9 July 2020
Education International places teachers’ perspective at heart of UN debate on education post-pandemic
For the first time ever, the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Forum is being held virtually. Running from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July, it sees governments gather to measure the progress made so far on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Education International places teachers’ perspective at heart of UN debate on education post-pandemic
Climate action and literacy 28 January 2020
Online tool tracks progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4
To mark the International Day of Education, the Global Education Monitoring Report has launched a new online interactive tool to explore progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 and policy priorities for 2030.Online tool tracks progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4
Climate action and literacy 27 September 2019
Education unionists speak at United Nations against climate change and for SDG implementation
Education International’s leaders joined advocates from across the globe convening at the United Nations General Assembly this week, amid crises including climate change and threats of armed conflict, as well as a growing concern about progress on the 2030 deadline for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.Education unionists speak at United Nations against climate change and for SDG implementation
Future of work in education 24 September 2019
“Governments, Fulfil Your Promises: Make Climate Change Education Universal Now!”, by David Edwards.
It was a historic moment when in 2015 UN member states adopted a progressive agenda for a better world, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Central to the SDGs was the important (albeit overdue) recognition that social and economic development cannot be pursued without taking into account their environmental impact. That...“Governments, Fulfil Your Promises: Make Climate Change Education Universal Now!”, by David Edwards.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 July 2019
#OffTrack #0: Educators Assess Progress Towards SDG 4, by David Edwards.
In 2015, governments committed to achieve inclusive, equitable, quality education for all by 2030 (Sustainable Development Goal 4, SDG 4). Four years later, the world is severely off track to achieve the goal. This mini blog series illustrates some of the many obstacles to the achievement of SDG 4, from...#OffTrack #0: Educators Assess Progress Towards SDG 4, by David Edwards.
Union renewal and development 3 January 2019
2019: an exciting Congress year ahead!
As we welcome new opportunities to advance worldwide achievement of free quality public education for all in 2019, Education International wishes you and your families a happy new year!2019: an exciting Congress year ahead!
Climate action and literacy 20 December 2018
COP24: an important but insufficient agreement
Although it appreciates a useful action plan adopted by governments after the 24th United Nations Conference on Climate Change, Education International calls for further action, including climate change education in national school curricula.COP24: an important but insufficient agreement
Climate action and literacy 19 December 2018
SDG4 & education for sustainable development: Why we should celebrate an apparent failure? By Antonia Wulff
The expert group in charge of the SDG indicators rejected the proposed measurement strategy for target 4.7 on education for sustainable development, human rights and global citizenship. A dramatic turn in the SDGs serial but is it really as disastrous as it seems? And what does this mean in practice?SDG4 & education for sustainable development: Why we should celebrate an apparent failure? By Antonia Wulff
Union growth 31 October 2018
“It is time to stop hate and bigotry and teachers should lead”, by Fernando M. Reimers
Fernando M. Reimers
I am heartbroken and concerned. I am heartbroken because last saturday, as members of the Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh celebrated the Sabbath, an armed man entered the Temple and shot on those there as he made anti-semitic statements, murdering eleven people who had come keep the holy day,...“It is time to stop hate and bigotry and teachers should lead”, by Fernando M. Reimers
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 October 2018
#EI25: “25 Years Defending the Right to Education”, by Dr. Patrick Roach
We should thank teachers for being educators but also for fighting to defend the rights of teachers and their students.#EI25: “25 Years Defending the Right to Education”, by Dr. Patrick Roach
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 September 2018
Education at a Glance: Big data can help union advocacy
The relationship between education and equity is the focus of this year’s ‘Education at a Glance’ (EAG) report.Education at a Glance: Big data can help union advocacy
Equity and inclusion 7 June 2018
EDD2018: Gender issues in education highlighted
Education International’s representatives have stressed the need to eradicate violence in and around schools and other educational settings, and recruit and retain more women to the teaching profession at this year’s European Development Days.EDD2018: Gender issues in education highlighted
Climate action and literacy 6 September 2017
Pacific education unions work to implement the 2030 Agenda
Teacher union leaders have kick-started the first regional consultation workshop on the Education 2030 Agenda to reflect on ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in the Pacific.Pacific education unions work to implement the 2030 Agenda
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 August 2017
For-profit schools are cashing in on UN goals
For-profit education, rather than free widespread access to quality public education, has so far been the beneficiary of Sustainable Development Goal 4 as countries work to fulfil its requirements.For-profit schools are cashing in on UN goals