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  1. Trade union rights are human rights 26 March 2021

    Mauritania: Educators’ strike for pay increase and better living conditions

    On 22 March, teachers engaged in a three-day general strike to demand a pay increase and better living conditions. This strike was punctuated with massive protests near the Education Ministry headquarters in the capital city, Nouakchott, and in the various provinces.

    Mauritania: Educators’ strike for pay increase and better living conditions
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 September 2020

    Canada: The Federation of Childcare Workers of Quebec calls an indefinite general strike

    The 10,000 home daycare workers affiliated to the Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) began an indefinite general strike on 21 September. They have been holding rotating strikes in the regions of Quebec since 1 September and this increases the pressure.

    Canada: The Federation of Childcare Workers of Quebec calls an indefinite general strike
  3. Trade union rights are human rights 28 July 2020

    Nepal: Union works to halt teacher dismissals, resume salary payments, and ensure safety of students and teachers

    In Nepal, an education union has highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new challenges. These include non-payment of teacher salaries by some private school employers, the psychological impact of the lockdown on students, and the challenges of online teaching.

    Nepal: Union works to halt teacher dismissals, resume salary payments, and ensure safety of students and teachers
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 7 July 2020

    Kenya: Union sues university leaders over cuts to salaries of academics

    In Kenya, the Universities Academic Staff Union has taken the vice-chancellors of two universities to court over cuts in lecturers’ salaries, which had been previously suspended by a judge.

    Kenya: Union sues university leaders over cuts to salaries of academics
  5. Standards and working conditions 29 April 2020

    Jordan: Non-payment of teacher salaries in the private sector affecting mainly women

    Despite continuing their work online, teachers in private schools in Jordan are not being paid their full salaries. Most of the teachers affected are women. Education International urges the Jordanian government to guarantee the fundamental rights of teachers and education workers and update national legislation to prohibit gender discrimination at...

    Jordan: Non-payment of teacher salaries in the private sector affecting mainly women
  6. Young members 5 October 2019

    #youngteachers “I owe my union activism to my students”, by Anthony Dowling (TUI, Ireland).

    Anthony Dowling

    If you are passing through Glasnevin Cemetery on the outskirts of Dublin City Centre, you may come across the noticeable yet simple gravestone of James Larkin. Engraved on it is ‘James Larkin 1876-1947, The Labour Leader’. Larkin’s Gravestone may be simple but the legacy he left behind is much more...

    #youngteachers “I owe my union activism to my students”, by Anthony Dowling (TUI, Ireland).
  7. Standards and working conditions 2 October 2019

    Jordan: Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise

    In Jordan, an ongoing strike by the Jordan Teachers Association continues, with the union calling on the government to deliver on the 50 per cent salary increase agreed in 2014.

    Jordan: Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 September 2019

    DRC: EI and its affiliates campaign for free public education

    While they welcomed the news that state sector primary education was to become completely free at the point of use when the government announced its decision to do away with school fees, teachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have reiterated their concerns about teachers’ salaries and the need...

    DRC: EI and its affiliates campaign for free public education
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 15 March 2019

    European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues

    The Committee of the Education International’s European region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education, has called on the public authorities of Netherlands to ensure decent working conditions and salaries for Dutch educators.

    European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 March 2019

    Iraq: The region and education system of Kurdistan pass into oblivion

    The Kurdistan Teachers' Union (KTU) issued a distress call about the deplorable situation of teachers in the public education system, which continues to deteriorate in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

    Iraq: The region and education system of Kurdistan pass into oblivion
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 February 2019

    Zimbabwe: key education unions embark in joint action to defend teachers’ conditions

    For the first time ever, the two largest teacher unions in Zimbabwe have come together to defend the teaching profession and call for a teachers’ strike to obtain a salary increase from the government.

    Zimbabwe: key education unions embark in joint action to defend teachers’ conditions
  12. Standards and working conditions 9 January 2019

    Zimbabwe: teachers strike over pay as currency crisis deepens

    As talks with the government failed to reach an agreement, Zimbabwean teachers are striking to press their government to pay their salaries with U.S. dollars.

    Zimbabwe: teachers strike over pay as currency crisis deepens
  13. Fighting the commercialisation of education 11 October 2018

    Unions act to secure tax justice to secure workers’ rights

    Addressing tax avoidance by multinational companies was the focus of trade unions from all over the world at a recent seminar.

    Unions act to secure tax justice to secure workers’ rights
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 August 2018

    Lesotho: public authorities must act on education unions’ concerns

    Education International has supported its Lesotho’s affiliates striking to protest the government’s refusal to consider their legitimate demands concerning teacher professional issues and the achievement of quality education for all.

    Lesotho: public authorities must act on education unions’ concerns
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 30 May 2018

    The Netherlands: mobilisation of education unionists for quality primary education

    As public authorities have not yet increased teacher salaries and lowered their workload, the ‘Code Red’ actions for primary education continue; moving to eastern provinces of the Netherlands.

    The Netherlands: mobilisation of education unionists for quality primary education
  16. Standards and working conditions 28 May 2018

    Iraq: Teachers’ salary cuts limited

    Kurdistan’s education trade union was successful in easing drastic salary cuts planned for teachers.

    Iraq: Teachers’ salary cuts limited