Union growth 17 March 2020
“COVID-19: educators and unions stand united and mobilise”, by David Edwards.
Today, teachers and education support personnel, union leaders the world over are coming together in myriad ways to find collective solutions to address the needs of their students, colleagues and communities despite enormous challenges and deteriorating situations.“COVID-19: educators and unions stand united and mobilise”, by David Edwards.
Equity and inclusion 12 March 2020
Beijing +25: "Making the Promise of Beijing a Reality for Learners and for Education Sector Workers."
madeleine kennedy macfoy
Examples of the work done by Education International and its member organisations in different parts of the world since the Beijing Platform for Action was adopted in 1995, demonstrate the power of taking collective action to find collective solutions.Beijing +25: "Making the Promise of Beijing a Reality for Learners and for Education Sector Workers."
Union growth 6 March 2020
Beijing +25: ‘There is Only Collective Action for a Collective Solution’
madeleine kennedy macfoy
2020 is an auspicious year for women’s rights: the world will look back on what was agreed twenty-five years ago at the 4th UN World Conference on Women in Beijing, China. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action is widely viewed as ‘the world’s most progressive blue-print’ on the rights...Beijing +25: ‘There is Only Collective Action for a Collective Solution’
Leading the profession 26 July 2019
“Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
Hugo Rubén Yasky
“As we approach the centenary of the birth of Paulo Freire, whose teachings continue to inspire and influence our actions, the Latin American Pedagogical Movement, EILA and its national member organisations embody the collective will to defend education as a social right and a powerful means for the emancipation of...“Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 July 2019
“Climate change action: organising to win”, by Adam Lincoln.
As education trade unionists gather together for the 8th EI World Congress, it is clear that working people and students are on the front lines of climate change. Already 83 million climate-related refugees have fled from disaster. 72 million jobs are threatened. Climate change affects our brothers and sisters –...“Climate change action: organising to win”, by Adam Lincoln.
Trade union rights are human rights 22 July 2019
“Our Mandate”, by David Edwards
Being elected General Secretary of EI is a great honour. It is a challenge to live up to the confidence that has been given by the representatives of education workers from all regions of the world. It is also comforting to join that small team of talented leaders elected on...“Our Mandate”, by David Edwards
Standards and working conditions 31 May 2019
Members of New Zealand teacher unions unite in largest teachers' strike in New Zealand history
Almost 50,000 New Zealand teachers take to the streets to advocate for a higher education budget.Members of New Zealand teacher unions unite in largest teachers' strike in New Zealand history
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 May 2019
"Industrial Revolutions, Rebellions and Civil Society: Lessons from History", by Robert Trevennel Harris.
Robert Trevennel Harris
The events of 1968 in France, which shook the fifth Republic to its core, are sometimes mentioned in connection with the current yellow vest movement. A more relevant historical comparison is 1848 - the year of the "People’s Spring” revolutions."Industrial Revolutions, Rebellions and Civil Society: Lessons from History", by Robert Trevennel Harris.
Union growth 8 November 2018
Power of Advocacy and Partnership, by Princess R. Moss
Princess R. Moss
As a teacher and education advocate here in the United States, I am in a position to see the inter-connections of all that is good and all that is troubling about our country. I see the hope, happiness, and diversity our children have. I also see the chaos and hate...Power of Advocacy and Partnership, by Princess R. Moss
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 August 2018
#EI25: "Remaining a trade unionist and staying strong", by Marième Sakho Dansokho (SYPROS, Senegal)
Marième Sakho Dansokho
Education International (EI) is celebrating 25 years of existence; 25 years of advocacy for education and the teaching profession. A long journey peppered with successes, wins and persistent challenges. EI and its affiliated organisations have to contend with capital and capitalists more concerned with their own profits than with the...#EI25: "Remaining a trade unionist and staying strong", by Marième Sakho Dansokho (SYPROS, Senegal)
Union growth 23 July 2018
American Federation of Teachers: Hope in times of darkness. Our collective voice is stronger!
Under the banner of "We care. We fight. We show up. We vote,” more than 3 000 educators, health professionals and public employees came together for the biannual convention of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.American Federation of Teachers: Hope in times of darkness. Our collective voice is stronger!
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 June 2018
Unions vow to remain strong despite Janus ruling
The Supreme Court of the United States just delivered a painful blow to working people and to the unions which stand up for their rights. In a narrow 5 to 4 vote, the justices decided in the Janus v. AFSCME case, that public sector unions must use their resources to...Unions vow to remain strong despite Janus ruling