Tag: democracy

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 […]

SNTE welcomes government efforts to boost democracy and quality education

In Mexico, the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) has welcomed steps taken by the federal government that guarantee certainty in employment, wages, and benefits for education workers. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions on health, life, work, and the economy in Mexico, the country is moving forward. “There is social peace, […]