Tag: learning

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 […]

The union is introducing additional training in distance learning and learning

Members of the Kurdistan Teachers' Union (KTU) have taken additional training courses to equip them with the knowledge and tools required for distance education. These skills proved crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic as the education received funding from Education International. At the beginning of January, 69 members of the KTU branches in Sora, Garmiyan and […]

Trade union calls for greater resources for distance learning

As in many countries during the pandemic, the Philippines shifted to distance learning modalities to enable education continuity. However, the remote learning programme met with problems of inadequate funding and issues of Internet connectivity and access to teaching and learning resources. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), one of Education International’s member organisations in the […]

Haiti: financial support for trade union training on distance teaching and learning : Education International

Haitian affiliates have received support from Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund to set up training courses for teachers to learn about distance teaching. The Konfederasyon Nasyonal Anseyan Dayiti (CNEH), the Union Nationale des Normaliens d’Haïti (UNNOH) and the Union Nationale des Normaliens/Normaliennes et Éducateurs/Éducatrices d’Haïti (UNNOEH) were able to organise, with the financial support of […]

Mexico: Agreement enhances teaching and learning conditions in the higher education sector : Education International

In Mexico, a new agreement was reached between the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) and the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) for quality working and living conditions for educators and quality education for students in the higher education sector. Over 6,000 teachers from the IPN will benefit from the agreement, which covers key […]

Education union provides resource on trauma-informed teaching and learning

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) has published a resource on trauma-informed teaching and learning (TITAL) to be used by its affiliates and educators around Canada. The resource will help to provide children with quality education when schools reopen. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schedules, routines, home lives, and social lives of students. For some, it […]