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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.
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Location:

Belgium

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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

Twitter:

@eduint

Language:

English

Contact:

+3222240611


Episodes

Tom Alegounarias: the importance of Professional Standards in education

4/19/2018
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Tom Alegounarias, chair of the NSW Education Standards Authority, is interviewed by Martin Henry, EI Research Coordinators, about the importance of Professional Standards in Education.

Duration:00:14:15

Renouvellement syndical et coopération au développement en Belgique

3/14/2018
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Clara Kerstenne de la Centrale générale des services publics - Enseignement/Belgique nous parle de l'intégration des jeunes enseignant(e)s et des enseignant(e)s novices au sein de son syndicat.

Duration:00:25:13

25 years of Education International’s history

3/2/2018
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To mark the quarter century of Education International, founding General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen recounts in his own words how the organisation came to be and how he sees its influence moving forward.

Duration:00:26:42

Teaching with disability, a success story

12/1/2017
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We had the chance to talk to Peter Mlimahadala, head of the disability department of the Tanzania Teachers Union (TTU). Peter is a visually impaired person, and talked to us about how teachers with disabilities are supporting each other in order to be able to teach and to deliver quality education to their students. How they overcome stigma, fight discrimination, and thrive in their working life in the classroom.

Duration:00:20:11

Teachers as leaders

10/25/2017
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Did you ever think about teachers as leaders? Here at EI that’s definitely the way we see them. During our Unite for Quality Education and Leadership Conference in Rotterdam last May we invited two experts to discuss this issue. Andy Hargreaves, from the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, and Sean Slade, Director of Outreach at ASCD.

Duration:00:22:01

Happy World Teachers Day!

10/4/2017
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Today we're celebrating World Teachers Day with a special feature on academic freedom by our Deputy General Secretary David Edwards. Let us know your comments in the section below.

Duration:00:16:52

And the Global Teacher Prize winner is...

9/13/2017
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We are proud to present you with a podcast featuring Global Teacher Prize Award Winner Maggie MacDonnell. She was selected from among 20,000 nominees worldwide at the Varkey Foundation’s Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai last year.

Duration:00:17:53

Taking the gender debate to the heart of the union movement

7/19/2017
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Today we will be listening to a conversation between Cassandra Hallet da Silva, secretary general of the Canadian federation of teachers, and Winnie Namata, communications officer from UNATU Uganda. Two women working for a trade union, shouldn-t be surprising giving the fact that, in almost every country of the world, the great majority of teachers are women, but the reality faced within the structures of many organisations is different.

Duration:00:15:23

A Nobel Peace Prize's view on child labour

6/14/2017
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Globalising compassion - Today we continue our series on child labour with a chat between Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi and our Deputy General Secretary Haldis Holst.

Duration:00:20:33

Out of work and into school - Child labour in Mali

6/9/2017
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On the occasion of the international day against child labour we talked to our friends in Mali who explained what teachers are doing to get children out of work and into school.

Duration:00:17:44

From work to school - Child labour in Uganda

6/9/2017
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In this podcast we will lean about child labour in Uganda and how teachers unions are working to get children out of work and into school.

Duration:00:17:36

Andy Hargreaves talks to EI

4/27/2017
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Andy Hargreaves, the Thomas More Brennan Chair in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, talks to EI about education reform in the USA, privatisation and how policy makers are influenced by their own experience with the education system.

Duration:00:34:00

The whole child approach and quality education

3/29/2017
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In this podcast Steve Snider talks to Sean Slade about the whole child approach to education, and how health and education are two sides of the same coin. Enjoy, and don't forget to subscribe to our channel if you like our podcasts!

Duration:00:13:38

EdVoices - Dominica

1/18/2017
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This new podcast contains a phone interview with Celia Nicholas from the Dominica Association of Teachers, who describes her union's experience with a natural disaster like hurricane Erika, and how international solidarity helped teachers and students on the small island of Dominica overcome destruction and grief.

Duration:00:26:40

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