Tag: safe

Japan: Japan Teachers’ Union secures resources for safe school reopening and monitors their expenditure

The Japan Teachers Union (JTU) had several discussions and negotiations with the Ministry of Education concerning safe re-opening of schools during COVID-19. Although they succeeded in obtaining those funds from the national government, they followed up to monitor the use of those funds in cooperation with 17 affiliated unions. Municipalities make the final decisions on […]

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) […]