In the spotlight

Education personnel
Mental health
Occupational health

The first edition of the International Barometer on Education Personnel’s Health and Well-being, based on a survey of 8,000 teachers in six countries on...

Education and Solidarity Network
Social protection
Youth engagement

For the International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day), the Education and Solidarity Network (ESN) invites you to the webinar « Youth in action on...

Education personnel
Occupational health
Trade union

Education International – On World Teachers’ Day, education unions are raising the alarm as new research shows that teachers around the world are overworked,...

Education personnel
Occupational health

An Education International Article The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll on education. Beyond school closures and lost learning, countless educators, union members,...

The Network

The ESN’s General Meeting was held remotely yet again this year. The members met by videoconference on Tuesday 13 July to discuss the items...

Education personnel
Occupational health

In 2021, the Education and Solidarity Network and MGEN Corporate Public Health Foundation launched the 1st edition of the International Barometer of the health...



Who are we?

The 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