Education International – Latest News about Education Unions Worldwide Education International is the federation of organisations representing over 30 million teachers and other education workers, through over 400 member organisations in more than 170 countries and territories.
UK: Flawed 2021 exam arrangements will lead to inequality, say education unions
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Education International) on October 20, 2020 at 2:32 pm
Assessment arrangements for students in 2021 will increase inequality and pressure on students and teachers in the UK, according to education unions.
Global survey assesses status of teachers in era of COVID-19 pandemic
by email@example.com (Education International) on October 20, 2020 at 2:20 pm
Education International is relaunching its global survey on the Status of Teachers. The organisation’s largest survey of its 400 affiliated unions aims to better understand the status of teachers around the globe and build a strong basis for advocacy.
World Teachers’ Day 2020: Global mobilisation and solidarity in unprecedented numbers
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Education International) on October 20, 2020 at 11:29 am
World Teachers’ Day 2020 was a landmark for the teaching profession, with over 500,000 educators coming together on October 5th for Education International’s 24-hour webcast spanning the globe.
UNESCO prioritises post-COVID-19 education
by email@example.com (Education International) on October 20, 2020 at 8:58 am
Education in the current and post-COVID-19 world will be the focus of an extraordinary session of UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Meeting (2020 GEM) on 22 October. Co-hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom, political leaders, policy makers, and global education actors will have an opportunity to agree on global priority actions for educational recovery and progress in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development.
France: French unions lead mourning of assassinated teacher Samuel Paty
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Education International) on October 19, 2020 at 1:09 pm
In gatherings all over France, tribute was paid to Samuel Paty, 47, a history, and geography teacher who was the victim of a terrorist attack near his school, Conflans-Sainte-Honorine in the Paris suburbs. Paty was decapitated following an Internet campaign against the use in his class of a caricature of Mohammed. The apparent murderer, a man of 18 years of age, was killed in a confrontation with police.