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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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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

World Day for Decent Work: need for union renewal and a new social contrat

10/7/2019
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On the occasion of World Day for Decent Work, October 7th, International Trade Union Confederation's General Secretary Sharan Burrow gives her views on trade union renewal and explains how a new social contract should look like.

Duration:00:16:28

World Teachers' Day: Young teachers gain experience to ensure the future of the profession

10/4/2019
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For this year's World Teacher's Day, on October 5th, with the theme “Young Teachers: The future of the Profession”, we interviewed Kelera Tinai, a young woman education unionist from the Fiji Teachers' Association. Listen to Kelera detailing the leadership training she followed in Korea, and the knowledge and experience she got from it and which she was able to share with Fiji's colleagues.

Duration:00:09:34

De Argentina a Bangkok, solidaridad sindical

9/25/2019
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Tuvimos la suerte de charlar con Roberto Baradel, secretario general de SUTEBA (Argentina) y Secretario General de la CTA-Provincia de Buenos Aires, durante el 8º congreso de la IE en Bangkok, Tailandia. Baradel analiza la importancia de la solidaridad internacional así como los principales retos a los que se enfrentan los sindicatos en la región de América Latina y en Argentina en particular.

Duration:00:14:33

Education aux changements climatiques: les éducateurs canadiens montrent l'exemple

9/20/2019
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L'éducation aux changements climatiques a été débattue au 8e Congrès mondial de l'Internationale de l'Education. Alors que débute la semaine mondiale d'action pour le climat initiée par les étudiants, Luc Beauregard de la Centrale des Syndicats du Québec/Canada nous en dit plus sur les établissements verts Brundtland et les activités syndicales dans sa province.

Duration:00:10:40

AI in the classroom

8/30/2019
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How can teachers and students best use AI in the classroom? What does it mean for the future of the teaching profession in terms of challenges but also of opportunities? Listen to this podcast with Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers President.

Duration:00:16:12

Refugee welcome schools: how a whole community can change through solidarity

8/26/2019
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Refugee welcome shools are an essential integration tool in the UK. But not only refugees are benefitting from them. Listen to our tak with Jonathan Cox from Citizens UK to find out more.

Duration:00:23:35

Global unions building international solidarity

8/23/2019
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Stephen Cotton talks to us about what it means to build a strong network of international unions and the challenges that the world of work is facing over the next years.

Duration:00:16:22

Educators take the lead against climate change

7/25/2019
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Today we talked to EI President Susan Hopgood, a strong advocate against climate change. What can teachers do to support movements like #Fridaysforfuture? Why is this topic so high on EI's agenda for the coming years?

Duration:00:16:34

Young educators take the lead

7/24/2019
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How committed and involved are young educators in their unions? That’s what we discussed for EdVoices with Ann Mari Milo Lorentzen from UEN/Norway and Kristhean Navales from ACT/Philippines.

Duration:00:13:47

25 lessons on education and democracy

7/23/2019
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What role does education play in and for democracy? The new book by Fred van Leeuwen and Susan Hopgood gives answers from the experience and the wisdom of the teaching profession. If you feel inspired, grab your free copy here! https://bit.ly/2K1X4jh

Duration:00:26:01

Kailash Satyarthi on how to take leadership to change the world

7/22/2019
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How can teachers and activists take the lead together to bring social justice to all children and all people in the world? This is a big task but we are many who want to see things change for the better. We have sat down with Nobel Peace Prize Kailash Satyarthi and gained many insights! Listen in and join our movements.

Duration:00:20:43

Where do refugee teachers go?

6/20/2019
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On World Refugee Day we look into the situation of refugee teachers - what happens to educators when they have to flee their homes? Do they have a chance to work as teachers in their host countries? This is the story of a journey from exclusion to recognition.

Duration:00:37:19

12 juin - Les actions des syndicats de l'éducation à travers le monde contre le travail des enfants

6/12/2019
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Pour la Journée mondiale contre le travail des enfants, le 12 juin, Samuel Grumiau, consultant de l'IE pour les activités des syndicats d'enseignants visant à lutter contre ce fléau, revient sur les nombreux projets qui existent au plan mondial pour garantir à tous les enfants une éducation de qualité.

Duration:00:21:54

28 avril, Journée mondiale de la sécurité et de la santé au travail

4/27/2019
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A l’occasion du 28 avril, Journée mondiale de la sécurité et de la santé au travail, nous avons interviewé Romain Chave, Délégué général du Réseau éducation et solidarité, et Josie Stolz du Syndicat des Enseignants Romands de Suisse, et membre du Bureau du Comité syndical francophone de l’éducation et de la formation, sur la publication du Rapport Focus Santé. Cette enquête porte sur la santé et le bien-être du personnel de l’éducation dans l’espace francophone.

Duration:00:23:46

The future of work

4/16/2019
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Do you dream about the day computers take over your work? Why the present is still very different and what the future might look like are the topics of this podcast.

Duration:00:18:07

Brasil: la educación en el centro de la resistencia

3/15/2019
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La masacre en la escuela Profesor Raul Brasil, en el municipio de Suzano, ha conmocionado al mundo educativo. Hoy publicamos esta entrevista a Fatima da Silva, secretaria general del sindicato CNTE, afiliado a la Internacional de la Educación, quien nos explica cuál es la posición de los docentes en el nuevo contexto político del país.

Duration:00:14:40

Working as a network on development cooperation: questions and answers

2/28/2019
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In this podcast, two of our affiliates, Danish Union of Teachers’ International Secretary Tore Asmussen and the Director of the International and Social Justice Programme of the Canadian Teachers' Federation Dan Martin discuss Education International’s development cooperation network, that brought together education unions from around the world. They also share their thoughts on ways to improve this network aiming to strengthen educators’ unions and ensure quality education for all.

Duration:00:17:40

For Educators: a Year of Renewal and Leadership

1/21/2019
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Education International's General Secretary, David Edwards, is interviewed about the upcoming congress of Education International (Bangkok, July 2019)

Duration:00:25:48

Philippines: The price of privatisation

1/15/2019
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Raymond Basilio, General Secretary, Alliance of Concerned Teachers – Philippines , has recently been the subject of death threats. In this podcast he talks about the campaign against the privatisation of education in his country

Duration:00:14:23

Education International's President Susan Hopgood looking forward to Congress year 2019

12/19/2018
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In this podcast, Education International’s President Susan Hopgood reflects on education funding, gender equality, and turns towards 2019, when the 8th EI World Congress will be held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Duration:00:13:54