Tag: teacher

Education union’s first teacher capacity development training focuses on new teaching methods

New teaching methods and the use of technology was at the heart of a teacher capacity development programme organised by the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union (KTU). The programme aims to build teachers’ capacity in a series of training courses for KTU branches. Supported financially by Education International and run-in cooperation with the General Directorate of Education, […]

Haiti: Solidarity of the global teacher trade union movement against government harassment of educators : Education International

Education International and its member organisations are monitoring the situation for teacher trade unionists fighting for free, quality public education for all in Haiti. In particular, they are putting pressure on the government to respect the human and trade union rights of educators On 30 September, Education International, together with its national affiliates, the Konfederasyon […]

Teacher unionists released, but pressure on government continues

Education International welcomes the release of the detained education union leaders in Jordan, after a concerted global campaign highlighting their situation. On 23 August, Jordanian Teachers’ Association (JTA) board members were freed from jail, having been imprisoned since July. The JTA leaders were arrested by security forces on 25 July, and Education International urged the […]

Union works to halt teacher dismissals, resume salary payments, and ensure safety of students and teachers

In Nepal, an education union has highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new challenges. These include non-payment of teacher salaries by some private school employers, the psychological impact of the lockdown on students, and the challenges of online teaching. As Nepal came to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic, one issue that confronted […]