Indian teachers falling victim to COVIDAugust 20, 2021
An estimated 1600 teachers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh lost their lives to COVID-19 after being seconded to work as polling officers during elections at the height of the country’s second wave, according to the local teachers’ union.
G7 girls' declaration headlineAugust 18, 2021
While G7 leaders backed the Girls’ Education Declaration made at the summit in June, financial pledges to the Global Partnership for Education are below the amount needed to ensure the most vulnerable have access to education.
UK: COVID runs riotNovember 28, 2020
With the COVID-19 crisis still raging, teacher unionists in the UK have deplored the falling school attendance rates and presented a plan to secure safe schools and ensure quality education during the pandemic.
The Philippines: Unionism Is not TerrorismNovember 24, 2020
Trade union and other leaders and activists from the Philippines recounted stories of repression in the Philippines in a Council of Global Unions webinar held on 23 November.
Collectives’ sigh of relief but US is anything but unitedNovember 05, 2020
Pandemic, recession, reconciling racism: US teacher unions look to Joe Biden to repair a hurting nation
The teaching profession: the light that illuminatesNovember 03, 2020
Teachers and journalists are among the favourite targets of zealots and bigots of all stripes because they “foment” tolerance, understanding, freedom and truth. Teachers also encourage the “dangerous” practices of critical thinking, questioning, and free discussion.
Global education industry capitalises on pandemic crisisAugust 07, 2020
Education International has launched ground-breaking new research that maps the extent of private actors’ influence in education since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Philippines: State’s terror campaign against teachers must stopAugust 01, 2020
Philippines’ Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) has denounced the harassment of regional secretary of the union and public elementary school teacher Maria Cristy Borbe by military personnel.
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