Professor Nina Bascia is the Director of the Collaborative Educational Policy Programme at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She is one of the foremost researchers in the world on teacher unions and their relationships with governments. Her latest research is “Teacher Union-Governmental Relations in the context of Educational Reform” for Education International.
Written by Nina Bascia
Teacher Unions, Many Countries, Common Challenges
Forging Conducive Relations Between Teacher Unions and Local Governments in the Context of Educational Reforms
This study points out that governments tend to ignore teacher unions, at their own peril when constructing education policies; and it's based on the idea that genuine partnerships between teacher unions and governments are based on understanding pluralism.