Tag: Educators

Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun

Cambodia: Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun Education International is joining with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to express solidarity with Cambodian union leader Rong Chhun prior to his trial on 15 January. Rong Chhun is the president of the independent Cambodian Confederation of Unions (CCU), a […]

Morocco: repeated attacks by the government on the human and trade union rights of educators: Education International

Education International is alarmed by the ongoing violations of trade union freedoms and the rights and acquisition of teachers in Morocco, as reported by the Syndicat National de l & # 39; enseignement – Confédération démocratique du Travail (SNE-CDT). On January 5, SNE-CDT Education International announced “the strong tensions arising from the unilateral decisions of […]

Education International and UNESCO call for educators to be considered a priority group in COVID-19 vaccinations

Education International and UNESCO call for educators to be considered a priority group in COVID-19 vaccinations Today, on the 60th anniversary of the Convention that promotes the universal right to education, Education International and UNESCO published a joint message calling on governments and the international community to consider teachers and education support personnel as a […]

The Education Union celebrates its 75th anniversary and the tireless commitment of educators in the face of difficult challenges

On the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Persatuan Guru Republic of Indonesia (PGRI) and National Teachers Day 2020, Indonesian teachers were commended for their quality education during the COVID-19 crisis. The celebrations were organized on November 28th and gathered high-level speakers. A hybrid event took place at PGRI headquarters in Jakarta and online. Indonesian […]

Educators seek to influence UNESCO’s 2021/22 Global Education Monitoring Report

Teacher unions have a key role to play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their voices must be heard. That’s according to Education International in its latest contribution to the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report consultations on non-state actors.   The consultation was organised by the GEM Report team in collaboration with Education […]

Education International’s affiliates show tremendous solidarity amongst educators through the COVID-19 Response Fund

From the very beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, Education International called on global education union solidarity to help member organisations respond to the sanitary crisis and emerge stronger from it in terms of mobilising, organising and capacity-building. As the pandemic brought education systems to a halt, Education International aimed to help its affiliates remain operational […]

Haiti: Solidarity of the global teacher trade union movement against government harassment of educators : Education International

Education International and its member organisations are monitoring the situation for teacher trade unionists fighting for free, quality public education for all in Haiti. In particular, they are putting pressure on the government to respect the human and trade union rights of educators On 30 September, Education International, together with its national affiliates, the Konfederasyon […]