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25 Lessons on Education and Democracy

11. Keep schools safe sanctuaries of learning. 12. Refuse to bear arms or wear police badges. 13. Oppose segregation. 14. Do not deny undocumented children access to schools. 15. Fight discrimination on grounds of gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, social background and sexual orientation. 16.

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Decent work for education support personnel now!

On the occasion of World Education Support Personnel (ESP) Day , Education International organised a virtual event where member organisations representing ESP at all education levels and in every corner of the globe highlighted the crucial yet underrecognised role played by ESP in quality education systems, as well as the need to provide them with decent …

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EI and OECD launch Principles for Effective and Equitable …

The 10 Principles are: Keep schools open as much and as safely as possible. Ensure equity and align resources with needs. Provide a remote learning infrastructure which is designed to reach all students. Support …

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The Importance of Class Size

The evidence on class size, Earning and Learning: How Schools Matter, 131–168.Hanushek, EA, and Rivkin, SG 2006. Teacher quality, Handbook of the Economics of Education, 2, 1051–1078.Hattie, J 2005. The paradox of reducing class size and improving learning outcomes, International Journal of Educational Research, 43: 387–425.Hattie, J 2008.

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Technology in education: Strengthening the leadership of …

teacher remote learning Technology in education: Strengthening the leadership of the teaching profession Leading the profession Future of work in education published 19 May 2022 updated 23 May 2022 . A major area of interest before the pandemic, the use of technology in education has become a key priority for Education International in the context of the sudden …

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Well-being and the education of the whole child

The paper concludes with a set of questions which are intended to carry on forward discussion on this vital area of learning. Name Date Type Lang Well-being and the education of the whole child. 10 May 2022 file Download Standards and working conditions Equity and inclusion Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 Publications and Research.

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Effective and Equitable Educational Recovery 10 Principles

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the frequent closure of school buildings in most countries in the world and has interrupted the school attendance of at least 1.2 billion students in 2020 and 2021. Although many education systems have been able to adapt in varying degrees, the pandemic has shown that countries’ current learning infrastructures are highly …

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Professional Collaboration and Effective Teaching …

The recently released OECD TALIS – Teaching and Learning International Survey – report provides a fascinating and provocative look at the work and working conditions of over 100,000 teachers and principals in 34 jurisdictions internationally. The findings raise important concerns and challenges for teachers and the teaching profession in

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Education International and UNESCO report: Teachers …

The survey focused on four key topics: education on climate change, sustainable consumption and production, tolerance and cultural diversity, and human rights including gender equality. Over 90% of teachers feel these topics are important and over 80% of teachers want to continue to learn about them. One in four feel they need more support and

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A simple solution for education

On-line learning revealed that inequity was a massive problem in our schools and that teaching was, in fact, a very complex job. The world realized how out of touch some education systems were for local schools. The house of cards, built on the collective goodwill of so many selfless people, was crumbling. This was a shock to many, but not

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IMF policies undermine quality education

Quality learning depends on quality teaching, delivered by qualified, well-supported, and motivated teachers. The fundamental role of teachers in building sustainable societies was recognised in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in September 2015. UN member states agreed to

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Leading the profession

Teachers and education support personnel know what works in education. They must be recognised and empowered to deliver on the promise of quality education for all. At the classroom level, academic freedom and professional autonomy are prerequisites for quality teaching and learning. As professionals, teachers must be afforded the space and trust to make the best …

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Education and Copyright: obstacles to teaching in the digital age

AddThis Utility Frame. Access to knowledge is an important aspect of the right to education. In order to respond to the needs in the classroom, teachers often complement traditional teaching resources (e.g., textbooks and other curated materials) with a wide spectrum of materials from a variety of sources (e.g., short videos, images, articles).

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Governments must uphold migrant workers’ rights, access to …

Education International has joined other Global Union Federations in pushing the world’s governments to fully implement the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) formally endorsed by the UN General Assembly on 19 December 2018. They aim to ensure the GCM adheres to human and labour rights standards, while implementing a …

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Future of work in education

The future of education depends on strengthening the teaching profession, enhancing its status, and improving conditions to ensure that every student has a qualified teacher. The expertise of teachers must be recognised. Teachers must be the ones leading the development and future of education. Technology and artificial intelligence are currently changing education as we …

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Education is now on the agenda at COP 26, but there is more work …

The UK and Italy’s co-chairs conclusions from the Summit recognised the critical role played by education and learning in the transition towards a climate positive future. Further, they committed to the integration of climate change as a core curricular component, in guidelines, teacher training, examination standards, and at multiple levels

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Teachers and students in Lebanon need global solidarity to save …

Teachers are trying to cope with their stark reality. Many teachers used carpooling because they couldn’t afford gas. Some paid for school supplies to ensure that students can have minimum materials for learning. However, they can no longer afford to do so. There is a shortage of teachers because the government is not financing and hiring

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Africa: Educators united to resist privatisation and defend quality

Privatisation, the importance of State funding in public education, and campaigns to combat the privatisation and commercialisation in and of education all came under the spotlight at a recent online forum. Organised by Education International’s Africa Region (EIRAF) office, the webinar focused on the need to resist privatisation and defend quality public education on the …

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International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2021: …

Learning from the past, looking to the future: Excellence and equity for all. The United States, the original host and founder of the International Summit on the Teaching Profession, hosts this year’s edition focusing on “Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future: Excellence and Equity for All”. Miguel Cardona, U.S. Secretary of

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Education is crucial in the fight against hate speech

Enable inclusive, safe, and peaceful learning environments. Education International’s President joined a high-level panel on “Policies and pedagogies to address hate speech through education: what kind of education is needed in today’s world to build more peaceful and sustainable societies for all?” The panel highlighted the role of

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“Education at a Glance 2020: what can we learn for education …

Distance learning has its limits and has clearly not compensated for school closure in many countries. Recent research, for example, by the NFER has found that the learning gap between rich and poor students has widened by 46% in one year. (Guardian 31 August) This has proved particularly obvious in the EAG’s main focus this year, Vocational

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The Global Report on the Status of Teachers 2021

AddThis Utility Frame. The status of teachers remains a concern in many jurisdictions. Teachers are aware that holding the same qualifications or levels of training as other professions does not bring the same status, despite teaching and facilitating learning being complex work that requires significant expertise. The mandate for this Report

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Education International calls for equity audits to address …

In addition to the learning losses, the pandemic has also undermined the protective function that schools often serve, exposing the most vulnerable to increased vulnerabilities such as forced marriage and unwanted pregnancy, which are likely to prevent many young refugee girls from returning to school. Ms Katsuno-Hayashikawa concluded that it

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“Investing in education: a must for post-pandemic recovery and …

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage communities and test education systems around the world. Evidence from Education International’s surveys on the impact of COVID-19 on education shows that the equity and quality gaps have widened because of the pandemic (see for example here and here).. In many developing countries, very little learning

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Education International, the OECD and UNESCO join forces to …

Launched during an online event co-hosted by Education International, the OECD and UNESCO on 1 July, the Global Teaching Insights initiative is part of Education International’s Teach for the Planet campaign . The project features an online platform where teachers can connect with colleagues from around the world to share their ideas and best practices on …

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“What the Covid-19 Pandemic will change in education depends …

Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4. The Pandemic that is ravaging the globe is likely to cause the most serious disruption to educational opportunity in at least a century. The studies and lives of those currently in school will be impacted in multiple ways, some yet to be understood. Most immediately, because necessary physical

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"The edtech pandemic shock", by Ben Williamson & Anna Hogan.

The Covid-19 pandemic was the context for two major disruptions in education. The first was the disruption to schooling for millions of students worldwide, and a rapid shift to remote learning online. The second, closely related disruption was the entry of the commercial education technology sector into public education at worldwide scale, and its attempts to profit from the …

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Quality education is a public good and a basic human right

Quality education is a public good and a basic human right Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 published 5 August 2013 updated 7 August 2013 . I have written and spoken these words many times across the world as part of Education International’s continuing 20-year mission advocating for the teacher training and the teaching tools and the learning

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UN report outlines challenges in achieving education for all

Regarding education facilities and learning environments, the GEM Report also notes that improving water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities in education institutions has significant positive effects on health and education. However, only 52 per cent of primary schools in the least developed countries had adequate water supply in 2013.

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“As a guidance counsellor, I continue to transform the lives of

To mark World Education Support Personnel Day, on May 16th, we interviewed Orlando Guerrero Sandí about his experience during the pandemic. Orlando is a guidance counsellor in the San José de Río Sucio Primary School, located in Sarapiquí Canton (Heredia Province, Puerto Viejo District, Costa Rica). He has 19 years of service behind him and has …

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Tecnología en la educación: fortalecer el liderazgo de la profesión …

teacher remote learning Tecnología en la educación: fortalecer el liderazgo de la profesión docente Liderar la profesión El futuro del trabajo en la educación publicado 19 mayo 2022 actualizado 23 mayo 2022 . Ámbito de gran interés ya antes de la pandemia, el uso de la tecnología en la educación se ha convertido en una prioridad fundamental para la …

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International Labour Organization: COVID-19 recovery requires

Effective lifelong learning and quality education for all are essential for a better future of work. If teachers, trainers and support workers are to fill this need and pave the way to address the challenges that lie ahead, they will need to master new technologies and learning techniques, understand the skills’ needs of the labour market and

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Education research in the spotlight: COVID-19 recovery and the …

AddThis Utility Frame. On June 8 and 9, Education International is hosting the annual meeting of its Research Network which brings together education researchers from around the world. The first day of the meeting gave participants the opportunity to share updates on the latest research in the sector and featured a preview of two upcoming reports:

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Quality assurance of higher education well underway

Quality assurance of higher education well underway Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 Higher Education and Research published 28 June 2016 updated 30 June 2016 . The importance of student centred learning was emphasised by Education International to mark the completion of the first phase of activities of the Enhancing quality through innovative …

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The rise of the global education industry: Some concepts, facts …

GSV-Advisors calculated that the value of the education market, globally speaking, was $4.9 (USD) trillion in 2015, and that venture capital investment in education companies reached nearly $2 billion in 2014 (after growing at a 45% rate over the past five years). In addition, we are seeing the rise of entire trade associations dedicated to

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WELL-BEING AND THE EDUCATION OF THE WHOLE CHILD

knowledge, acquire a lifelong learning mindset, regulate their emotions and learn about how to behave in their societies. The role of the teacher is thus not solely to develop academic learning, but also, as with many initiatives and strategies highlighted during the crisis, to support them in this holistic approach to learning.

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“Hong Kong and Its Education Under the Threat of Covid-19”, by …

Learning from Home. Soon after the emergence of the first case in late January, the busy city changed a lot. Many people were required to work from home. Similarly, children and youth started to study at home. Schools and universities began to close in late January. Closing schools due to coronavirus, again, is not thefirst time in Hong Kong

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