Tag: quality

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 […]

Burundi: Trade union takes action to raise awareness of COVID-19 and to organise and improve the quality of education through international solidarity : Education International

The Syndicat libre des travailleurs de l’enseignement du Burundi (STEB), thanks to financial support from Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund, was able to run an important awareness-raising campaign on taking protective measures against COVID-19 and on unionisation in schools, and to organise a conference to take stock of the situation in the country’s education sector. […]

SNTE welcomes government efforts to boost democracy and quality education

In Mexico, the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) has welcomed steps taken by the federal government that guarantee certainty in employment, wages, and benefits for education workers. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions on health, life, work, and the economy in Mexico, the country is moving forward. “There is social peace, […]

Union research highlights crucial role of state and ICT in quality education during COVID-19 and beyond

The important role of the state and access to information and communication technology in education were key results of research by the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA). The JTA’s research was on the theme ‘Triangulating Education’, i.e. the process by which a teacher collects evidence about student learning.    “While the theme, Triangulating Education, on the […]

Education unions join forces for safe return to schools and quality education

In Switzerland, two affiliates of Education International have urged political and education decision-makers to approve the financial and human resources required to implement vital measures in schools, such as the introduction of health protection officers. As schools in Switzerland prepare for the 2020/2021 school year, two education unions, the Dachverband Lehrerinnen und Lehrer Schweiz (LCH) […]