by Frank Adamson, PhD The United Nations has identified “free, equitable, and quality primary and secondary education” by 2030 as a goal for sustainable development. This goal reaffirms the right to education guaranteed by countries in multiple U.N. read more
Many of Education International’s member organisations are already engaged in activities designed to promote and defend the quality of the education services in their countries. Whether it is in campaigns for better salaries and conditions for teachers, better pension arrangements, more planning time, improved teacher training, continuous professional development, better curricular support or better school environments and facilities, member organisations are campaigning for better quality education, because all of these elements contribute to better quality education.
Working in partnership with the many organisations of parents, students and others, which support better provision for quality education, Unite for Quality Education will succeed in putting quality education, publicly funded and accessible to all, at the top of both the national and international agendas.
Read the stories of these achievements and successes below!
The long read: By Carol Anne Spreen (with assistance from Carrie Anne Coleman), New York University Last month nearly 1000 educators, politicians, academics and union representatives gathered in Toluca, Mexico to commemorate the 100th anniversary of read more
By Jim Baker, Education International In 1987, Margaret Thatcher was quoted as saying: “—There is no such thing as society.” That phrase made the political point that people should take care of themselves and their families and read more
By Frank Adamson, The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education In Unleashing Greatness: Nine Plays to Spark Innovation in Education, the authors invoke the metaphor of the sports “playbook,” promoting an read more
Unite for Quality Education is a campaign of Education International (EI), the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. Join the 30 million members EI represents (through its 400 affiliated organisations in more than 170 countries and territories) to demand that quality education for all remains at the top of the agenda for a sustainable, peaceful and prosperous future.
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