July 20, 2019

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  • The highs and lows of higher education analysed at EI Congress
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    The highs and lows of higher education analysed at EI Congress

    Participants at the higher education caucus learnt from academics from all over the world on topics ranging from the lack of funds, privatisation and commercialisation of higher education to precarious employment conditions and attacks on academic freedom. The caucus that brings together employees from higher and further education was opened today 20 July by former […] More

  • the way forward to social justice
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    the way forward to social justice

    Better Technical and Vocational Educational Training: the way forward to social justice Today, during the Higher and Further Education caucus of its 8th World Congress, Education International launched “Technical and Vocational Education and Training as a Framework for Social Justice” – a new study arguing that a holistic approach to TVET can iver better results […] More

  • Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus: “Our languages haven’t died, they are asleep and we need to reawaken them”
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    Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus: “Our languages haven’t died, they are asleep and we need to reawaken them”

    About 200 participants at the Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus discussed the many impacts of colonialism as it relates to education and exchanged ways in which to move forward in securing their full rights. Whether it’s Australia, the Philippines, Central America, South America or North America, the patterns of colonialism are all too similar for Indigenous peoples. […] More

  • ESN holds General Assembly prior to World Congress
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    ESN holds General Assembly prior to World Congress

    ESN holds General Assembly prior to World Congress The Education and Solidarity Network (ESN), of which Education International (EI) is a founding organisation, held its General Assembly in Bangk, Thailand on July 20. These organisations from all around the world, including education unions, the values of solidarity and democracy as their members cooperate to […] More