Tag: action

Five years after the Paris Agreement, Education International is calling on governments to step up action against the climate emergency and to give priority to the implementation of climate competence for all

Tomorrow, December 12th, 2020, it will be the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement. As world leaders come together virtually to demonstrate their continued commitment, Education International calls for more ambition and further recognition of the important role education plays in tackling the climate emergency. Not enough progress Five years ago the heads of state […]

Philippines: Global Day of Action

November 30th was a global day of action in the Philippines. The global trade union movement showed its solidarity with trade unionists and other activists fighting for human rights and democracy in a country that has both been at risk since the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016. Despite severe COVID-19 restrictions, trade unions […]

Burundi: Trade union takes action to raise awareness of COVID-19 and to organise and improve the quality of education through international solidarity : Education International

The Syndicat libre des travailleurs de l’enseignement du Burundi (STEB), thanks to financial support from Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund, was able to run an important awareness-raising campaign on taking protective measures against COVID-19 and on unionisation in schools, and to organise a conference to take stock of the situation in the country’s education sector. […]

Global Day of Action for Care

Unions and civil society mobilising to demand investments in care for building more inclusive, accessible, resilient, and caring economies. Joint Statement by ITUC, UNI Global Union, Public Services International, Education International, International Domestic Workers Federation and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing      Urgent action is needed to address the devastating social and […]

Action plan to fight privatisation and strengthen education union

Liberia: Action plan to fight privatisation and strengthen education union The National Teachers’ Association of Liberia (NTAL) has set up an action plan to build on work done on fighting privatisation, as well as strengthening the education union. The action plan was established in the framework of a consortium comprising Education International’s affiliates and development […]

Benin: joint action by education unions on COVID-19 prevention along with inclusive education and boosting union leadership role : Education International

Two unions from Benin affiliated to Education International have decided to join forces to raise awareness among their members on prevention and protection against COVID-19 and on inclusive education and building the role of union leadership within the context of the pandemic in public sector nursery and primary schools. For them, it is, above all, […]