Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Governments and Teacher Unions renew their working commitmentGovernments and Teacher Unions renew their working commitment
Unions and GovernmentsUnions and Governments meet to address teacher professional issues
Child labour amidst Covid19Teacher unions raise awareness on child labour amidst Covid-19
In the research study, conducted in 2018 and 2019 “EI/AOb Child Labour Projects: Transnational best practices and union impacts”, I examined how professional training programmes have enhanced teachers capacity to attract and retain children in school through participatory education techniques and how as a result of the child labour projects,...“Getting children back to school after the COVID-19 closures: how EI's child labour projects empowered teachers and their unions”, by Nora Wintour.
Education unions in Francophone Africa are dismayed at the lack of consultation in government decisions to close all education establishments to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The unions representing teachers and education support personnel report that they had not been consulted on the best ways to ensure quality...Francophone Africa: Lack of consultation with education unions creates uncertainty as to how learning can continue during COVID-19 school closures
Development Cooperation Projects
- Host organizations
- Cooperating organizations
- AOb, FNV Mondiaal, GEW Fair Childhood Foundation
- Start date
- End date
- Boulevard de l’indépendence B.P. 1316 Bamako