Tag: teachers

Private schools profit from government help, embezzle money, and leave teachers jobless

The National Teachers’ Association (NTA) and the Taiwan Higher Education Union (THE Union) have accused private schools of appropriating publicly funded property as job insecurity among teachers in the sector increases. Both unions have made public how the government’s legislation allows the boards of private schools that are undergoing transformation or closing to manage public-funded […]

Education International condemns dissolution of teachers’ union and detention of leaders

Education International is calling on workers and unionists to urge the Jordanian authorities to immediately stop harassing the leaders of the Jordanian Teachers Association (JTA) and threatening its very existence. On 31 December, the Amman Magistrate’s Court authorised the dissolution of the JTA and the detention of all 13 teacher association board members for a […]

Education union calls for adequate framework to ensure the health and safety of teachers in risk groups

The Federação Nacional da Educação has condemned the fact that the lack of a clear and appropriate national framework to regulate leaves during the pandemic has led to nearly all teachers belonging to high-risk groups still being present in class to teach. The education union surveyed 1,316 teachers throughout Portugal to assess the conditions for […]

Niger: Trade Union Unit for Skills Development and Improved Working Conditions for Teachers: Education International

With the help of Education International's COVID-19 solidarity fund, the national trade unions that are members of the Education International in Niger (IESNI) membership structure have helped organize a forum for integrative education policy, a workshop on skills development for 25 teachers Organization of an awareness roadshow. The forum for integrative educational policy The forum […]

Switzerland: teachers call for uniform and reinforced measures : Education International

Teacher unionists have responded to the Federal Council’s announcements concerning the introduction of compulsory masks in upper secondary schools throughout Switzerland and the transition for universities to distance learning from 2 November, with face-to-face classes still permitted at primary and upper secondary school level. They have been closely monitoring the health measures imposed by the […]