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The Dutch education union AOb engages in development cooperation to support and strengthen other unions, which in turn enables a better defense of the rights of members and increased access to quality education.AOb Netherlands: Building sustainable partnership
The 2021/2022 UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM Report) analyses the role and involvement of state and non-state actors in education and in the education sector. The stated aim of the report is to consider non-state actors in education ‘through the lens of equity and inclusion’, which were among the...Better education financing and regulation of private interests is urgent to ensure equitable, inclusive, and resilient education systems
The theme of the XVIIth meeting of the Comité syndical francophone de l'éducation et de la formation (CSFEF), which brings together the education unions of French-speaking countries, was “Schools as a vehicle for solidarity and development - if countries give themselves the means”. Participants noted that unions have been very...Francophonie: education and the trade union movement show their resilience in face of the health crisis
COP 26, shorthand for the 26th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was touted as the most important climate summit since the Paris Agreement was established in 2015. Owing both to mounting public pressure and the disruption caused by the Covid 19 pandemic,...COP 26 key outcomes: Why is this important for education unionists?
Since 15 October, teachers belonging to the National Education Union (Syndicat de l’Éducation nationale - SENA) have been engaged in strike action in order to achieve their demands and ensure that the commitments made by the government are respected.Gabon: teacher trade unionists demand respect for social dialogue and government commitment
University and College Union (UCU) branches at 42 universities in the UK are holding reballots, asking members to back strike action regarding pay, pensions, casualisation, and increasing workloads.UK: University staff vote on strike action over pension, pay, and working conditions