Tag: sector

The Union is calling for an increase in public funding for education in order to reduce the “enormous inequalities” in the sector

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has reiterated its call for increased and adequate funding for public education. The call comes as the COVID-19 pandemic highlights longstanding inequalities in education. On November 17, the AEU issued a statement calling for an increase in public funding for education. Such funding is vital as investing in public education […]

IMF must support public investment and stop public sector wage bill constraints

Today, in a joint webinar with Action Aid and Public Services International, Education International called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to stop advising countries to cut or freeze public wage bills. IMF loans with “commitments” for governments to implement new or renewed austerity programmes    In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, though the […]

Mexico: Agreement enhances teaching and learning conditions in the higher education sector : Education International

In Mexico, a new agreement was reached between the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) and the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) for quality working and living conditions for educators and quality education for students in the higher education sector. Over 6,000 teachers from the IPN will benefit from the agreement, which covers key […]

International solidarity as education sector reels from impact of explosion

After the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut, Education International has expressed solidarity with the Lebanese capital’s inhabitants, including educators and students. Education International (EI) and its affiliates have reacted swiftly to the devastating impact of the explosion in Beirut on 4 August.  More than 200 people are now believed to have been killed […]