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education support personnel

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 3 June 2020

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity increase for education support personnel

    In New Zealand, education unionists have won historic pay equity increases for education support personnel. Over 22,000 school teacher aides have been offered a life-changing pay equity settlement including pay increases of up to 28 per cent.

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity increase for education support personnel
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 May 2020

    “Education Support Professionals Need Protection Now!”, by Rae Nwosu.

    Rae Nwosu

    As president of the National Council of Education Support Professionals of the National Education Association (USA), I have the distinct honor of representing Education Support Professionals (ESPs) across the United States. We are crossing guards, bus drivers & bus monitors, paraeducators, secretaries, custodians, interpreters & translators, cafeteria workers, and everything...

    “Education Support Professionals Need Protection Now!”, by Rae Nwosu.
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 April 2020

    “COVID-19 and Education in South Korea”, by Hyunsu Hwang.

    Hyunsu Hwang

    COVID-19 is a world-wide fear and a tremendous threat in every area of our lives. It affects everyone in the world. The scenes being captured look very familiar to us in a sense. They look like scenes from movies, but sadly this is a real and unprecedented situation in human...

    “COVID-19 and Education in South Korea”, by Hyunsu Hwang.
  4. Young members 6 October 2019

    #youngteachers “Making education a choice career for young Ghanaians”, by Samuel Rainer Donkor (TEWU, Ghana).

    Samuel Rainer Donkor

    After completing university with good grades, I had the chance to do the national service: a one-year mandatory service for Ghanaian students who graduate from accredited tertiary institutions which aims at tackling brain-drain and unemployment hence ensuring that various key sectors are adequately resourced. I did it at the Amansie...

    #youngteachers “Making education a choice career for young Ghanaians”, by Samuel Rainer Donkor (TEWU, Ghana).
  5. Climate action and literacy 16 May 2019

    “Education Support Personnel: Shining light on the invisible workforce”, by Philippa Butler.

    Philippa Butler

    Education Support Personnel (ESP) are a vital part of the education workforce. They help to do all the background tasks and hidden duties that ensure that teachers can teach and students can learn. Together with teachers and school leaders, ESP are responsible for creating and sustaining a school culture where...

    “Education Support Personnel: Shining light on the invisible workforce”, by Philippa Butler.
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 May 2019

    Making the invisible visible – standing with education support personnel

    On the occasion of World Education Support Personnel Day on 16 May, EI is launching its new research on the role, impact, status, and employment conditions of education support personnel.

    Making the invisible visible – standing with education support personnel
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 March 2019

    Australia: education union and activists will make the 2019 federal election the ‘education election’

    At their Federal conference, Australian Education Union’ leaders and activists welcomed the commitment made by the Labour party to greatly increase funding for public education, and reaffirmed their determination to ensure that the upcoming federal election focus on education issues.

    Australia: education union and activists will make the 2019 federal election the ‘education election’
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 26 September 2018

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed

    Hundreds of women working in education in New Zealand have achieved a pay rise of up to 30 per cent in a historic settlement for pay equity.

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 21 February 2018

    Education Support Personnel: A whole community for a holistic approach to education

    Education International’s Task Force on Education Support Personnel has geared up preparations for the upcoming first global Conference on Education Support Personnel and reiterated its commitment to enhancing these workers’ status and recognition.

    Education Support Personnel: A whole community for a holistic approach to education
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 October 2017

    Canada: Recognition for vital role of school support staff

    Strong recognition was given to the crucial role played by educational support staff in the lives of educational establishments and their students during Quebec's National School Support Staff Day.

    Canada: Recognition for vital role of school support staff
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 April 2017

    New Zealand: a voice for the “silent army” of education support personnel

    Together with Education International’s Antonia Wulff, Jane Porter, from the New Zealand Educational Institute - Te Riu Roa discusses challenges for the education support personnel to see their contribution to quality education for all acknowledged.

    New Zealand: a voice for the “silent army” of education support personnel