Women are at greater risk with finances, health and safety.
Category: Human rights
Education International President Susan Hopgood examines how the pandemic has lifted the veil off the struggle for social justice and the future of education.
The COVID-19 crisis has increased awareness around the very real issue of student hunger.
“On Education & Democracy; 25 Lessons from the Teaching Profession is, first and foremost, meant to support classroom teachers; fighting their daily battles, confronting education authorities, governments and engaging with the community. We appeal to their professional ideals, to their ambition to make a difference for their students and the societies in which they grow […]
Betty Williams, Erin Meryn, Jody Williams, Juliana Dogbadzi, Loune Viaud, Labrda Paz, Marina Pisklakova, Sonita Alizadeh, Rosemary Sadlier, Mary Simon, Léonie Couture, Louise Arbour and Timea Nagy. These are just a few of the incredible women whose voices are heard through the Speak Truth to Power human rights education curriculum. Almost 20 years ago, I […]
In January 2019, an article by Caroline Alphonso appeared in the Globe and Mail, titled, “Educating Grayson: Are inclusive classrooms failing students?”. Her article generated extensive commentary as well as response pieces from the public. In relaying the story of a seven-year-old child, Grayson Kahn, who had been excluded from his public school as a […]