Tag: unionists

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Education unionists join campaign to end COVID for all

Australia: Education unionists join campaign to end COVID for all The Australian Education Union (AEU) has joined the call to support vulnerable nations through the #EndCOVIDForAll campaign. As part of the campaign, the AEU urges the government to partner with global institutions, Australian non-government organisations, and regional neighbours and increase its financial support to address […]