EI has pressed on European and North American governments to ensure inclusive quality education for all children, young people and adults by investing in education and teachers. EI’s message was conveyed at a consultation meeting on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Europe and North America, convened by UNESCO in Paris, France, on 24 and 15 October.
This week concludes with good news for teacher unions in Kenya, as Education International affiliates KNUT and KUPPET signed a historic collective bargaining agreement, which includes a significant salary boost.
The Education International Executive Board has issued a statement in support of the women’s rights activists, trade union activists and others who have been demonstrating in recent months against violations of women’s rights worldwide.
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.