Tag: unions

Unions are calling for clarity in government and praising the work of the educational staff in distance learning

While distance learning training resumed in 2021, German education unions are calling on the authorities to support the excellence of educators in ensuring access to quality education for all and well-organized and designed exams. VBE: Commitment of the teachers despite the "bumpy" resumption of lessons When the students returned to school in Germany, the Association […]

Unions prepare to mobilise in face of uncertainty caused by COVID-19

French education unions have called for a more robust and effective health policy as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. They are also seeking a recognition and improvement of educators’ working and living conditions. On 12 January, the Confédération générale du travail (CGT) Educ’action, the Fédération syndicale unitaire (FSU), the Fédération des syndicats généraux de l’Education […]

The education unions are responding to the Ministry of Education’s request to the authorities to deal with accountability, workload, funding, qualifications and inspections

Teachers' unions in the UK have responded to announcements by the Department of Education (DfE) calling on the authorities to take better account of the workload, accountability, pay and funding of educators to ensure quality education for all. NEW: A general increase in student teachers is to be welcomed, but bottlenecks in certain subjects and […]