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Health and Safety in Schools

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 6 July 2017

    UK: teachers need support to tackle pupils’ mental health issues

    Teacher unions in the UK have emphasised the need for staff to be supported by qualified healthcare professionals in order to best address mental health issues in students.

    UK: teachers need support to tackle pupils’ mental health issues
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 22 June 2017

    Botswana: 66th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Botswana to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, a commitment to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war.

    Botswana: 66th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
  3. Equity and inclusion 12 June 2017

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work

    This year’s World Day Against Child Labour has focused efforts on the fallout of conflicts and disasters, and how they are catalysts for pushing millions of children into labour or into the hands of traffickers.

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 29 May 2017

    Romania: 65th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Romania to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, a commitment to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war.

    Romania: 65th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 12 May 2017

    UK: MPs call halt to high-stakes primary testing

    Teacher unionists have welcomed a new report by the UK Commons Education Select Committee on Primary Assessment, highlighting the need to reform high-stakes tests in primary school.

    UK: MPs call halt to high-stakes primary testing
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 11 May 2017

    Denmark: 64th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Denmark to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, a commitment to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war.

    Denmark: 64th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration
  7. Union growth 8 May 2017

    Nigeria: Relief about release of 82 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

    Education International has warmly welcomed the release of 82 schoolgirls from a group of 276 abducted three years ago by Islamist militants of the Boko Haram group in north-eastern Nigeria.

    Nigeria: Relief about release of 82 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 May 2017

    Putting teachers at the heart of education systems the focus in Rotterdam

    The message on day one of the Unite for Quality Education and Leadership Conference was clear, with educators looking at making sure that teachers themselves are the architects of the profession and of education systems.

    Putting teachers at the heart of education systems the focus in Rotterdam
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 24 April 2017

    UK: Urgent need to address negative impacts of teaching on teachers

    Education unions in the UK have reasserted the need to support overworked teachers, helping them to reach an adequate balance between their professional and personal lives.

    UK: Urgent need to address negative impacts of teaching on teachers
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 3 April 2017

    Armenia and Malta, 60th and 61st countries to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International has welcomed the move by Armenia and Malta to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war.

    Armenia and Malta, 60th and 61st countries to endorse Safe Schools Declaration
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 6 March 2017

    UK: increasing professional pressure greatly affects teacher wellbeing and mental health

    Nearly half of teachers who responded to a poll led in Scotland on teacher wellbeing said their mental health was poor, fueling fears that growing numbers are struggling to cope with the profession’s changing demands.

    UK: increasing professional pressure greatly affects teacher wellbeing and mental health
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 22 February 2017

    France and Canada: 58th and 59th countries to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International has welcomed the move by France and Canada to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war.

    France and Canada: 58th and 59th countries to endorse Safe Schools Declaration
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 27 January 2017

    Global movement to eradicate violence and bullying in schools

    Education unions made significant contributions during discussions at the International Symposium on School Violence and Bullying on the roles and abilities of teachers to combat the issue.

    Global movement to eradicate violence and bullying in schools
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 16 December 2016

    Caribbean teachers expose failing school infrastructure

    Education unions reveal that the neglect of school building maintenance, inadequate sanitary facilities, mould infested classrooms, crumbling asbestos rooftops, and unprotected power lines are creating serious health and safety hazards in Caribbean schools.

    Caribbean teachers expose failing school infrastructure
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 30 November 2016

    UK: Educators highlight need to tackle sexual harassment and violence in schools

    Education unions in the UK have strongly reasserted the need to bring an end to sexual bullying and harassment and refocus efforts to train teachers on sexual harassment and violence awareness.

    UK: Educators highlight need to tackle sexual harassment and violence in schools