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28 October 2016

SDGs/Education 2030: EI calls for investment in education and teachers

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. More




28 October 2016

Kenya: a new salary deal for all teachers

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. More




28 October 2016

Bombing of Syrian schools sparks outrage within the education community

Global condemnation has been swift and fierce following the bombings of schools in the cities of Hass and Aleppo, which have left at least 25 children and six teachers dead among scores of injured. More




27 October 2016

EI leaders support women’s rights activism around the world

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. More



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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.

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