Tag: support

Aboriginal unionists and the Torres Strait Islander emphasize the need for collegial and professional support in public education

Australian Education Union (AEU) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members experience little or no collegial and professional support from employers throughout the public education system. Instead, they take the opportunity to meet other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers and workers in the education and training industries. Many of these possibilities are offered by the […]

Education International reacts to terrorist attacks in Mozambique with the support of the member organization ONP

Education International reacts to terrorist attacks in Mozambique with the support of the member organization ONP On December 9th, Education International's Board of Directors passed a resolution on terrorism in Mozambique and the need for international assistance and assistance to teachers and other victims. Education International's affiliate, Organizaçao Nacional dos Professores (ONP), has reported 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 […]

IMF must support public investment and stop public sector wage bill constraints

Today, in a joint webinar with Action Aid and Public Services International, Education International called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to stop advising countries to cut or freeze public wage bills. IMF loans with “commitments” for governments to implement new or renewed austerity programmes    In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, though the […]

Global Unions call upon the World Bank and the IMF to support public investment

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will hope their Annual Meetings on 16-18 October. The International Financial Institutions can play a critical role in ensuring that there is a real and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Trade Union Confederation and Global Union Federations, while recognising positive action by both […]

OECD PISA V results show inequalities in education and importance of qualified teachers and education support personnel

The OECD released its fifth volume of its Programme for International Assessment 2018 (PISA 2018) report today, 29 September. Although the data is from 2018, its analysis surveyed the new area of school policy. The findings include:   Inequality   a socio-economically disadvantaged 15 year old student is about three times more likely than an […]