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Solidarity Fund

  1. Union renewal and development 25 November 2020

    Niger: Trade union unity on skill development and improved working conditions for teachers

    With the help of the of Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund, the national unions that are members of Education International affiliate structure in Niger (IESNI) have collaborated in the organisation of an Inclusive Education Policy Forum, a skill development workshop for twenty-five female teachers, and the organisation of an awareness-raising...

    Niger: Trade union unity on skill development and improved working conditions for teachers
  2. Union renewal and development 6 November 2020

    Burundi: Trade union takes action to raise awareness of COVID-19 and to organise and improve the quality of education through international solidarity

    The Syndicat libre des travailleurs de l'enseignement du Burundi (STEB), thanks to financial support from Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund, was able to run an important awareness-raising campaign on taking protective measures against COVID-19 and on unionisation in schools, and to organise a conference to take stock of the situation...

    Burundi: Trade union takes action to raise awareness of COVID-19 and to organise and improve the quality of education through international solidarity
  3. Union renewal and development 3 November 2020

    DRC: Collaboration of education trade unions in the production of a guide on COVID-19 in schools

    Education International affiliates in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have embarked on a project to develop a guide on COVID-19 intended for teachers and to organise workshops on how to use it. The project has also raised awareness among teachers on the importance of unionisation.

    DRC: Collaboration of education trade unions in the production of a guide on COVID-19 in schools
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 21 October 2020

    Education International’s affiliates show tremendous solidarity amongst educators through the COVID-19 Response Fund

    From the very beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, Education International called on global education union solidarity to help member organisations respond to the sanitary crisis and emerge stronger from it in terms of mobilising, organising and capacity-building.

    Education International’s affiliates show tremendous solidarity amongst educators through the COVID-19 Response Fund
  5. Fighting the commercialisation of education 15 October 2020

    Liberia: Action plan to fight privatisation and strengthen education union

    The National Teachers' Association of Liberia (NTAL) has set up an action plan to build on work done on fighting privatisation, as well as strengthening the education union.

    Liberia: Action plan to fight privatisation and strengthen education union
  6. Union growth 6 October 2020

    Haiti: Solidarity of the global teacher trade union movement against government harassment of educators

    Education International and its member organisations are monitoring the situation for teacher trade unionists fighting for free, quality public education for all in Haiti. In particular, they are putting pressure on the government to respect the human and trade union rights of educators

    Haiti: Solidarity of the global teacher trade union movement against government harassment of educators
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 11 June 2020

    Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund is operational

    Education International has launched a COVID-19 Solidarity Fund to strengthen education trade unions following the COVID-19 pandemic. The solidarity of many member organisations has already provided contributions, and requests to provide support for union activities have been received from other affiliated unions.

    Education International’s COVID-19 Solidarity Fund is operational
  8. Union renewal and development 4 February 2020

    Malawi: International solidarity helps union to lead post-natural disaster relief activities for teachers

    With the financial assistance of Education International and its affiliates, the Teachers’ Union of Malawi spearheaded diverse relief and support activities for teachers affected by the devastating Cyclone Idai, which struck the country in March 2019.

    Malawi: International solidarity helps union to lead post-natural disaster relief activities for teachers
  9. Union renewal and development 25 March 2019

    Urgent Action Appeal – Victims of cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

    Education International has been contacted by several of its member organisations in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi expressing deep concern over the plight of their members in the areas affected by cyclone Idai. Many lives have been lost.

    Urgent Action Appeal – Victims of cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi
  10. Union renewal and development 11 September 2017

    Education International stands with victims of recent hurricanes and floods

    Education International has launched an urgent action appeal to help educators affected by extreme weather conditions which have plagued Bangladesh, the Caribbean, and the southern United States.

    Education International stands with victims of recent hurricanes and floods