July 27, 2015
The newly elected Executive Board of Education International (EI) expressed its strong disapproval of the passage of Bill C-377 put forth by the Harper government in Canada. The legislation was passed in June 2015 and is described as being anti-union, undemocratic and invasive, breaking privacy laws.
July 24, 2015
EI Awards ceremony to honor outstanding teachers
Resolutions to be debated tomorrow at the Education International (EI) World Congress will focus on ending child labour, on education, peace and justice in conflict areas and on the vital role education plays in countering extremism.
July 23, 2015
Delegates attending the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI) in Ottawa will be debating tomorrow resolutions and policy papers tied to Human and Trade Union Rights; Austerity, Debt and Commodification of Education, and on the Status and Employment Conditions of education workers.
July 22, 2015
Delegates attending the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI) in Ottawa will be debating tomorrow morning resolutions and policy papers on key areas of importance for education workers around the world. The resolutions, under the topic of “Right to Educational Quality, Equity and Learning,” will examine:
- Early Childhood Education
- Provision of support to children with learning difficulties
- Rights of disabled children and teachers and support for learning difficulties
- Equitable and inclusive education
- Quality environments for Teaching and Learning
- Definition of Learning
- Vocational education – qualifying young people
- Language diversity
- Leadership in educational institutions
- Teachers as leaders
- Right to education for displaced people, refugee and stateless children
- Use of information and communications technology
July 22, 2015
The underfunding of public education and how it has opened the door wide to privatisation and commercialisation will be at the heart of debates tomorrow for delegates attending the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI).