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  1. Trade union rights are human rights 2020-09-17

    Japan: Japan Teachers’ Union secures resources for safe school reopening and monitors their expenditure

    The Japan Teachers Union (JTU) had several discussions and negotiations with the Ministry of Education concerning safe re-opening of schools during COVID-19. Although they succeeded in obtaining those funds from the national government, they followed up to monitor the use of those funds in cooperation with 17 affiliated unions. Municipalities...

    Japan: Japan Teachers’ Union secures resources for safe school reopening and monitors their expenditure
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 2020-03-24

    Japan: Teachers’ union in dialogue with government to address major challenges after country-wide school closures

    Japan Teachers’ Union has voiced concern over students’ wellbeing during the school closures brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Temporary educators also face serious problems as classes are suspended. The union is working with the national Ministry of Education and Parliament to find solutions.

    Japan: Teachers’ union in dialogue with government to address major challenges after country-wide school closures
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2019-09-12

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.

    I woke up in Budapest on a fine summer morning to deliver a lecture using materials I had prepared in Malaysia in accordance with copyright exceptions allowed in Malaysia. Just before the lecture, I was informed that my materials did not conform to copyright laws in the EU. Dismay! This...

    “Copyright Issues and Teachers' Dilemma in Asia Pacific”, by Dr. Robert Jeyakumar.
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2019-05-29

    Japan: Grief following the attack on schoolchildren in Kawasaki

    As people around the world express their shock and disbelief on the student stabbing in Japan, educators express their deepest sympathy and sorrow.

    Japan: Grief following the attack on schoolchildren in Kawasaki
  5. Leading the profession 2019-02-19

    “Evidence-based labour activities for gender equality and the rights to gender and reproductive health”, by Yoshiko Norimatsu.

    The Japan Teachers’ Union contributes to achieving gender-related rights through its programmes and policies focused on the rights of female educators. A recent JTU research, for example, has shown how terms of employment are interlinked with reproductive health and childcare challenges.

    “Evidence-based labour activities for gender equality and the rights to gender and reproductive health”, by Yoshiko Norimatsu.
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