Juliet is the Deputy General Secretary of the Uganda National Teacher’s Union (UNATU), one of the largest and strongest unions in Africa with a membership of over 160,000 teachers. She is an influential advocate for quality public education and has led multiple campaigns including for teachers’ welfare, girls’ education and female teacher leadership. She represents the teaching profession on the board of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
Written by Juliet Wajega
The leadership of Education International (EI) is applauded for demonstrating that education Unions are well placed to contribute to the elimination of child labour and promote quality education for all. It is important to look back and draw strength from these achievements as EI celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018.#EI25: “Experiences and gains in fighting child labour”, by Juliet Wajega (UNATU, Uganda)
The World Development Report (WDR) 2018 - Learning to realize Education’s Promise - places learning at the center to equip children and youth for the future. The report recognizes the key role teachers play in achievement of quality education.#WDR2018 Reality Check #3: Say No to for profit experiments in education: support Public education