Tag: Education

Education union highlights unequal conditions as it campaigns for quality education

The Taiwanese government is widening the social gap and encouraging the privatisation of the early childhood education (ECE) sector. That’s according to the National Teachers’ Association (NTA) in its yearly summary. Public authorities support English as a second language (ESL) in Taiwan, according to the NTA’s 2030 Bilingual Policy. It said the Ministry of Education […]

Morocco: repeated attacks by the government on the human and trade union rights of educators: Education International

Education International is alarmed by the ongoing violations of trade union freedoms and the rights and acquisition of teachers in Morocco, as reported by the Syndicat National de l & # 39; enseignement – Confédération démocratique du Travail (SNE-CDT). On January 5, SNE-CDT Education International announced “the strong tensions arising from the unilateral decisions of […]

Education International condemns dissolution of teachers’ union and detention of leaders

Education International is calling on workers and unionists to urge the Jordanian authorities to immediately stop harassing the leaders of the Jordanian Teachers Association (JTA) and threatening its very existence. On 31 December, the Amman Magistrate’s Court authorised the dissolution of the JTA and the detention of all 13 teacher association board members for a […]

Aboriginal unionists and the Torres Strait Islander emphasize the need for collegial and professional support in public education

Australian Education Union (AEU) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members experience little or no collegial and professional support from employers throughout the public education system. Instead, they take the opportunity to meet other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers and workers in the education and training industries. Many of these possibilities are offered by the […]

Decision of the Executive Board of Education International (EI) on terrorist attacks in Mozambique

Decision of the Executive Board of Education International (EI) on terrorist attacks in Mozambique In its virtual meeting on December 9, 2020, the EI Board urged the Mozambique government, the South African development community, the African Union and the international community to take urgent action to protect schools, educators and students from attack. Provide security […]

Education International calls for the immediate release of students kidnapped by a jihadist group

On December 13, at least 600 young people were kidnapped by Boko Haram from the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina state in northwestern Nigeria. Education International, the global trade union federation representing educators, has joined the international community in demanding the safe release of the 300 teenagers who are still in custody. Education […]

Education International and UNESCO call for educators to be considered a priority group in COVID-19 vaccinations

Education International and UNESCO call for educators to be considered a priority group in COVID-19 vaccinations Today, on the 60th anniversary of the Convention that promotes the universal right to education, Education International and UNESCO published a joint message calling on governments and the international community to consider teachers and education support personnel as a […]