By Jim Baker, Education International Gerd Schwartz, deputy director at the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development argues for the vital importance of a professional civil service. He also calls the use of private-public partnerships to help achieve the 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 Labour The distinction between people and products is fundamental to human progress. Most democratic political and social doctrines have expressed it in one way or another. The first principle read more
By Bob Lingard, University of Queensland Usually each New Year begins with optimistic hopes for something better than what has gone before. Sadly and worryingly, 2017 seems ominous in negative ways rather than inspiring a sense of hope. This 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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