Tag: critical

International Day of People with Disabilities: Investing in educational staff is critical to delivering inclusive education post COVID-19

A recent study commissioned by Education International, Action Aid International and Light for the World highlights the importance of well-trained and qualified teachers and staff in supporting education as a foundation for inclusion. Today, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Education International is calling for an educational equity review and is releasing a guide […]

Executive Board adopts resolution on the role of education in stimulating critical thinking and freedom of speech and promoting democracy

The 56th meeting of the Education International’s Executive Board, meeting virtually on 27 October, adopted a resolution in support of teaching about freedom of expression, free discussion, and critical thinking, all of which equip students to be active citizens. The resolution was adopted following the atrocious murder of French history and geography teacher Samuel Paty […]

Executive Board adopts resolution on the role of education in stimulating critical thinking and freedom of speech and promoting democracy

The 56th meeting of the Education International’s Executive Board, meeting virtually on 27 October, adopted a resolution in support of teaching about freedom of expression, free discussion, and critical thinking, all of which equip students to be active citizens. The resolution was adopted following the atrocious murder of French history and geography teacher Samuel Paty […]

Education unions critical of KMK’s backward steps and patchwork approach

Education is taking a step backwards in Germany, according to Education International’s affiliates, the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW) and the Verband Bildung und Erziehung (VBE). The unions were reacting to resolutions agreed by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs (KMK, German acronym). GEW: Black day for education   The […]