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Health and Safety in Schools

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 28 November 2018

    Nepal: education unions move forward on inclusion, diversity and safety in schools

    The capacity-building workshop on “Teachers’ unions for inclusion: embracing diversity and promoting safe schools” has provided a forum for Education International’s Nepalese affiliates to discuss and develop tools to influence national policies on inclusive education and safe schools for all; students and teachers.

    Nepal: education unions move forward on inclusion, diversity and safety in schools
  2. Union growth 31 October 2018

    Philippines: teacher unions commit to take action for inclusion and safe schools for all

    Educators from Education International’s Filipino affiliates have crafted action plans aiming to embrace diversity and promote safe schools for all, including lesbian, gay, transgender and intersex teachers and learners, as a follow-up to the 2017 Resolution on Advancing LGBTI Rights of Education International’s Asia-Pacific region.

    Philippines: teacher unions commit to take action for inclusion and safe schools for all
  3. Union growth 12 September 2018

    Netherlands: Red is still the colour of primary education!

    The Dutch educators’ Code Red action demanding decent salaries and a normal workload, and urging the government to clearly and firmly address burn-out and a shortage of teachers in primary education has continued with a strike covering South Western regions of the country.

    Netherlands: Red is still the colour of primary education!
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 7 September 2018

    UK: education unions express concerns about student and teacher’ wellbeing on the release of GSCE results

    The release of this year’s results of the GSCE, the certificate ending secondary education in the UK, have prompted teacher unions to criticise the latest governmental reforms in the education system, and express their concerns about student and educator health and wellbeing.

    UK: education unions express concerns about student and teacher’ wellbeing on the release of GSCE results
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 6 September 2018

    Canada: insecure academic contracts are “major sources of stress”

    Most academic staff working on contract at Canadian universities and colleges aren’t employed on fixed-term contracts by choice, and job precarity is a major source of stress for academics, a survey of the Canadian Association of University Teachers shows.

    Canada: insecure academic contracts are “major sources of stress”
  6. Union growth 10 August 2018

    Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Djibouti, Macedonia, Peru, and San Marino to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.

    Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 2 August 2018

    UK: worrying mental health issues for too many students

    Reacting to the announcement from the UK Department for Education on plans for all schools to teach children about good physical and mental health, the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers has stressed that mental health issues represent a daily fact of life for many students.

    UK: worrying mental health issues for too many students
  8. Trade union rights are human rights 20 April 2018

    United Kingdom: 74th state to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by the United Kingdom to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.

    United Kingdom: 74th state to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 22 March 2018

    Safe Schools for All, Social Media Toolkit

    Join the global movement of students and educators organizing to end gun violence in schools and create safe schools for all.

    Safe Schools for All, Social Media Toolkit
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 22 March 2018

    We Demand Quality Education for All in Schools that are Free From Gun Violence

    As the voice of teachers and education support personnel worldwide, we stand in solidarity with the students, teachers, school staff, parents and allies as they courageously lift their voices and take action to demand a quality education for all in schools that are free from gun violence.

    We Demand Quality Education for All in Schools that are Free From Gun Violence
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 21 March 2018

    March for Our Lives Means Black Lives Too

    Jesse Hagopian

    As this youth fueled movement to stop gun violence in schools grows, we need to truly listen to what the students are demanding. And if we listen to students we will hear that they are making important connections between the March for Our Lives and the movement for Black lives.

    March for Our Lives Means Black Lives Too
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 30 November 2017

    El Salvador: 71st country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by El Salvador to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.

    El Salvador: 71st country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration