Tag: Authorities

The education unions are responding to the Ministry of Education’s request to the authorities to deal with accountability, workload, funding, qualifications and inspections

Teachers' unions in the UK have responded to announcements by the Department of Education (DfE) calling on the authorities to take better account of the workload, accountability, pay and funding of educators to ensure quality education for all. NEW: A general increase in student teachers is to be welcomed, but bottlenecks in certain subjects and […]

Public authorities must align health measures in education institutions to infection rates

The two largest teacher organisations and Education International’ affiliates, the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW) and the Verband Bildung und Erziehung (VBE), and the Federal Parents’ Council (BER, German acronym) remain critical of the education authorities’ plans for COVID-19. The three organisations have criticised the framework concept for updated infection protection and hygiene measures in […]

Madagascar: an education union is bringing teachers’ grievances and suggestions to the attention of the public authorities : Education International

With the help of Education International’s COVID-19 solidarity fund, the Fédération chrétienne des enseignants et employés de l’Éducation (FEKRIMPAMA) has been able to get out to meet Madagascar’s teachers. The pandemic has abruptly reduced their quality of life and drawn attention to the lack of social and health security for those working in the sector. […]