Latest News on Education


06 May 2015

Education unions line up to oppose free trade agreement

Education International affiliates around the world are applying a full-court press against plans to negotiate public services into the free trade agreement TiSA, sending a clear message to their governments that education is not for sale. More




06 May 2015

EI: Education is not a commodity

Reports that the governments of Australia, Colombia, New Zealand and Norway are proposing the inclusion of education within the scope of the TiSA are of grave concern. More




05 May 2015

UNESCO reminds us that education is a human right and a public good

A new UNESCO report reinforces education as a basic human right and public good, and calls for a humanistic approach to education in the lead up to the World Education Forum in Acheon, South Korea. More




04 May 2015

Kosovo: union’s collective bargaining efforts backed by European-wide support

The European region of Education International (EI) is demanding that Kosovo’s public authorities fully implement the collective agreement that was signed a year ago. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 401 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 30 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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