The National Education Association has started preparing for World Congress during its annual Representatives’ Assembly in Orlando, Florida, where more than seven hundred of its three thousand delegates learnt about Education International first hand.
Education International joins global leaders in Oslo to bridge the global Education for All vision and commitments adopted at the World Education Forum with the necessary financing, priorities and political will.
Esmail Abdi, a leader of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association, was arrested following his attempt to obtain a visa to attend the 7th Education International World Congress in Ottawa, Canada later this month.
Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.