Tag: trade

Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun

Cambodia: Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun Education International is joining with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to express solidarity with Cambodian union leader Rong Chhun prior to his trial on 15 January. Rong Chhun is the president of the independent Cambodian Confederation of Unions (CCU), a […]

Morocco: repeated attacks by the government on the human and trade union rights of educators: Education International

Education International is alarmed by the ongoing violations of trade union freedoms and the rights and acquisition of teachers in Morocco, as reported by the Syndicat National de l & # 39; enseignement – Confédération démocratique du Travail (SNE-CDT). On January 5, SNE-CDT Education International announced “the strong tensions arising from the unilateral decisions of […]

Trade union calls for greater resources for distance learning

As in many countries during the pandemic, the Philippines shifted to distance learning modalities to enable education continuity. However, the remote learning programme met with problems of inadequate funding and issues of Internet connectivity and access to teaching and learning resources. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), one of Education International’s member organisations in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Colombia: Campaign Launched to Combat Death Threats Against Trade Unionists : Education International

Renewed death threats against education union leaders in Colombia have prompted a global support and solidarity campaign in protest against the continued repression and deaths, which now number more than 6,000. In a statement released today, 2 October, Education International (EI) called on its members and the global education community to express their outrage at […]

DRC: Collaboration of education trade unions in the production of a guide on COVID-19 in schools : Education International

Education International affiliates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have embarked on a project to develop a guide on COVID-19 intended for teachers and to organise workshops on how to use it. The project has also raised awareness among teachers on the importance of unionisation. The project brought together the Centrale de l’Education Nationale […]