ERIC Number: ED462363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Education International Policy Resolutions: 1995, 1998, and 2001.
Education International, Brussels (Belgium).
Education International (EI) convened its affiliates worldwide on the occasion of its third World Congress in Jomtien, Thailand in July 2001. EI is a worldwide trade union organization of education personnel, whose 25 million members represent all sectors of education from preschool to university, 311 national trade unions and associations in 159 countries and territories. At the 2001 World Congress, the EI member organizations stated their wish that EI continue to mobilize teachers, trade unionists, and the international community around issues such as the right to quality public education for all human beings, controlled globalization, greater social justice and better cooperation among people. This document contains a comprehensive presentation of resolutions adopted by EI. This includes resolutions passed at the 1995 World Congress held in Harare, Zimbabwe, the 1998 World Congress held in Washington, D.C., and the 2001 World Congress held in Jomtien, Thailand. Following the EI Declaration of Professional Ethics, the resolutions are divided into four categories: (1) "Education and Employment (Quality Public Education for All, Status of Teachers, Higher Education, Health Education)"; (2) "Human and Trade Union Rights (Peace and Democracy, Human Rights, Trade Union Rights, Rights of the Child, Gender Equality)"; (3) "Development Cooperation"; and (4) "Globalisation." (BT)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Public Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Education International, Brussels (Belgium).
Identifiers - Location: Belgium