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Migrant Rights

  1. Equity and inclusion 18 October 2017

    FECCOO (Spain) supports integration activities for migrant children and families in Badalona

    The 2016-2017 school year is getting to its term and with it, the activities planned within the project called "The weight of my backpack" are being developed successfully in the two educational centers of the neighborhood of La Salud in Badalona.

    FECCOO (Spain) supports integration activities for migrant children and families in Badalona
  2. Equity and inclusion 2 October 2017

    Germany: Union focuses on need to address inclusion of refugees

    German educators are addressing the best ways to integrate refugee children into the school system, pointing out challenges to the education systems status quo.

    Germany: Union focuses on need to address inclusion of refugees
  3. Union growth 28 September 2017

    Quality refugee education lagging a year after global commitments

    With only modest advances made in the year since countries pledged education-related support to refugees at the 2016 UN General Assembly’s Leaders’ Summit, renewed calls for immediate action are being made.

    Quality refugee education lagging a year after global commitments
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 13 September 2017

    African teacher unions plan strategies to ensure refugees’ education

    Education International’s General Secretary has reaffirmed the need for education unions, in Africa and the world over, to continue efforts towards the achievement of the refugees’ right to access quality education.

    African teacher unions plan strategies to ensure refugees’ education
  5. Equity and inclusion 21 August 2017

    Finland: government increases support for education of immigrant students and teachers

    The Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö teachers’ union have called for increased teacher training in order to deliver quality education to immigrant students following a government announcement to boost funding for immigrant students’ education and integration.

    Finland: government increases support for education of immigrant students and teachers
  6. Equity and inclusion 9 August 2017

    Do not turn teachers into spies!

    Recently the European Bangladesh Forum invited me to participate in a debate on violent extremism. At stake was the question: How to prevent violent extremism?

    Do not turn teachers into spies!
  7. Equity and inclusion 1 August 2017

    UN Global Compact on migration must put workers and education rights first

    Education International has called for the human, trade union and education rights of migrant children, teachers and education support personnel to be at the core of a new United Nations Global Compact on migration.

    UN Global Compact on migration must put workers and education rights first
  8. Equity and inclusion 20 June 2017

    Quality public education for refugees needed more than ever

    With the number of forcibly displaced people at its highest in history, World Refugee Day reveals the urgent need for sustainable investment in public education to see that millions of children can access quality learning.

    Quality public education for refugees needed more than ever
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 May 2017

    From the classroom to the world and back: educators take on a global perspective

    In a search for solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing people around the world, the second day of the Unite Conference in Rotterdam looked to build bridges from schools to politicians to policies.

    From the classroom to the world and back: educators take on a global perspective
  10. Equity and inclusion 30 January 2017

    Education International stands up against U.S. immigration ban

    Opposition to the new administration’s policies has been fierce and swift at home and abroad with Education International and its affiliates supporting their American colleagues as they fight a slew of right wing initiatives.

    Education International stands up against U.S. immigration ban
  11. Equity and inclusion 22 January 2017

    Public education crucial to integrating migrant and refugee children

    As is the case with many human crisis and natural disasters, private industries look to quickly capitalise, which is why major efforts continue to ensure that refugee and migrant children receive a quality public education.

    Public education crucial to integrating migrant and refugee children
  12. Equity and inclusion 16 January 2017

    Less than a quarter of secondary students living in emergencies have access to education

    A new Human Rights Watch World Report looks into secondary education for children in emergency situations, calling on humanitarian actors and donors to ensure that refugee adolescents have access to education wherever they find themselves.

    Less than a quarter of secondary students living in emergencies have access to education