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Day: March 14, 2019

Unions denounce the privatisation of education.

Education International’s Member Organisations in Morocco have declared their intention to intensify their united struggle against privatisation to ensure free public education for all. The Casablanca Declaration is the culmination of 2 days of work from 7-8 March, that brought…

Iraq: Kurdistan’s education unionists take stock of obstacles to quality education system : Education International

Iraq: Kurdistan’s education unionists take stock of obstacles to quality education system Topics in this post: Education unionists from the Kurdistan region of Iraq have reaffirmed the need for public authorities to allocate adequate funding for quality education and teachers….

Teachers join in support of their students

Teachers stand up in support of their students Topics in this post: The student #FridaysForFuture mobilisations against climate change are growing in intensity and reach – with one day to go before the global strike action for climate teachers are…

Stop gender-based violence in the world of work!

Union women and feminist allies take the campaign for the adoption of an International Labour Organisation’s Convention to the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.   An Education International (EI) delegation of sixteen female leaders…

Shell worker abuses in Nigeria taken to UN Human Rights Council

In a joint statement to the General Assembly of the Human Rights Council, IndustriALL Global Union and Swiss organization, Europe-Third World Center (CETIM), said: “Contract workers at Shell Nigeria are living in poverty, with no job security and poor healthcare…

9th International summit on the Teaching Profession looks into the future of teaching and learning

9th International Summit on the Teaching Profession looks into the future of teaching and learning Topics in this post: Education International has opened the sessions making a strong case for the role of teachers in shaping the future of public…

Brazil: protests against Ford plant closure

The decision to continue the fight came after unsuccessful talks on 7 March between Ford’s CEO James Hackett and leaders of the ABC Metalworkers’ Union –  members of the National Confederation of Metalworkers (CNM-CUT), which is affiliated to IndustriALL Global…