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Education and Solidarity Network
The Network

Dear friends, The time has come to offer you my best wishes for 2024: may it be a time of solidarity and engagement, a...

Education personnel
School health

Writen by: Isidora Vitorović, Worlds of Education Research by Education International reveals that early childhood education (ECE) personnel have been among the education workers whose...

Education and Solidarity Network
Education personnel
Mental health

The results of the second edition of the International Barometer of Educational Staff Health and Well-being (I-BEST) were delivered on 10 October 2023, providing...

Education and Solidarity Network
Education personnel

PRESS RELEASE, 10 October I-BEST 2023: INTERNATIONAL BAROMETER OF EDUCATION STAFF The well-being of education staff is fundamental to the future of education. A...

Education and Solidarity Network

We celebrate the professionals who create the future every day in classrooms across the world 🌍 World Teachers’ Day takes place on 5 October....

Education personnel
Occupational health

The Education and Solidarity Network and the Foundation for Public Health, in partnership with Education International and the UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education,...



Who are we?


Education and Solidarity Network

is an international non-profit association, created in 2009 by MGEN, Education International and the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies, with the support of the International Labour Office. Our Network brings together 40 civil society and social economy organizations (SSE), working in the fields of education, health and social protection, on five continents:
Mutual benefit societies
International Institutions

Our missions

The Network’s members work together globally to:

Promote the health and well-being of education communities for quality education

Expand social protection solidarity and foster a culture of social protection

Our core beliefs

Education and health are central to all aspects of human development and are interdependent
Health and well-being are prerequisites for building quality education systems
Education is key for adhering to the concept of social protection and collective coverage against life's risks.

Our founding members