In the spotlight

Education personnel
Occupational health

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

Education and Solidarity Network
Education personnel
Mental health

The survey is an initiative of the Education and Solidarity Network (ESN) and the MGEN Public Health Foundation. It is part of a partnership...

Education and Solidarity Network
The Network

Dear friends, The team of the Education and Solidarity Network and I wish you all the best for this new year, which we hope...

Education and Solidarity Network
Health education and prevention

Following the publication of the results of the 2021 International Barometer on Educational personnel’s health and well-being in The Gambia, the Education and Solidarity Network...

Social protection
Social protection education

The ESN brought its members and partners together for an international work session on “education on social protection”, Thursday 3 March 2022. Supported by...

Trade union

Joint EI-ETUCE statement on Ukraine: Ignoring global pleas for peace and diplomacy, Russia has launched an unjustifiable full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Education International stands...



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