Tag: Health

Education union calls for adequate framework to ensure the health and safety of teachers in risk groups

The Federação Nacional da Educação has condemned the fact that the lack of a clear and appropriate national framework to regulate leaves during the pandemic has led to nearly all teachers belonging to high-risk groups still being present in class to teach. The education union surveyed 1,316 teachers throughout Portugal to assess the conditions for […]

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 […]