Tag: educational

The Union stresses that the pandemic has deepened long-term educational deficits

According to the Kurdistan Teachers' Union (KTU), education in Kurdistan had already deteriorated before the pandemic. Increased investment in education was called for. The KTU called for a symposium on "Education in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic". The symposium held in Erbil gathered education trade unionists as well as educational and religious figures, MPs […]

Unions are calling for clarity in government and praising the work of the educational staff in distance learning

While distance learning training resumed in 2021, German education unions are calling on the authorities to support the excellence of educators in ensuring access to quality education for all and well-organized and designed exams. VBE: Commitment of the teachers despite the "bumpy" resumption of lessons When the students returned to school in Germany, the Association […]

Education International Launches Guide on Auditing Educational Equity in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic

To address the strong concerns that have arisen across the world about equity gaps within education as a result of the closure of schools and other educational settings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global federation of education unions has published a Guide for its member organisations on the process of auditing equity as educational […]

International Day of People with Disabilities: Investing in educational staff is critical to delivering inclusive education post COVID-19

A recent study commissioned by Education International, Action Aid International and Light for the World highlights the importance of well-trained and qualified teachers and staff in supporting education as a foundation for inclusion. Today, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Education International is calling for an educational equity review and is releasing a guide […]

Education union’s pressure prompts a private educational provider to apologise for harassment

The National Teachers’ Association (NTA) in Taiwan publicly denounced the Kang Hsuan Educational Publishing Group (KH Group) for its unlawful practices concerning public health as well as labour issues. The KH Group is one of the largest private educational corporations in Taiwan. Workplace bullying against an alleged whistle-blower    The NTA’s actions have arisen in […]