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Support staff

  1. 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).
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 June 2019

    The OECD Teaching and International Survey (TALIS) 2018 data released

    The latest Teaching and international Survey (TALIS) 2018 report released by the OECD illustrates the issues teachers face in their workplace; focusing on working time and training of teachers.

    The OECD Teaching and International Survey (TALIS) 2018 data released
  3. Equity and inclusion 11 June 2019

    “Prohibiting violence and harassment in the world of work”, by David Edwards.

    David Edwards

    More than 800 million women have experienced some form of violence and harassment, ranging from physical assault to verbal abuse, bullying and intimidation. #MeToo and similar movements have helped expose the scale of the problem in the world of work, encouraging women to speak out and demand justice. Whilst women...

    “Prohibiting violence and harassment in the world of work”, by David Edwards.
  4. Union growth 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.
  5. Union growth 12 December 2018

    France: newly elected representatives will carry the voices of teachers and education support staff

    In an election with increased participation, French teachers and education support staff have democratically elected, with stable scores for the unions, for a term of four years, their representatives from the trade unions to various bodies linked to education during the 2018 professional elections.

    France: newly elected representatives will carry the voices of teachers and education support staff
  6. Standards and working conditions 16 May 2018

    Celebrating education’s unsung heroes, by David Edwards

    David Edwards

    In quality education systems around the world, behind student success there are invisible armies of education support personnel (ESP). These under-recognised workers are too often forgotten or ignored, but are absolutely vital for student success and wellbeing.

    Celebrating education’s unsung heroes, by David Edwards
  7. Standards and working conditions 1 February 2017

    Education support personnel, vital to the success of students

    Together with Claude Carroué of Education International, Daniel Lafrenière from the Centrale des syndicats du Québec examines the situation of education support personnel and their importance to students' education.

    Education support personnel, vital to the success of students
  8. Standards and working conditions 1 February 2017

    Education support personnel, vital to the success of students

    Together with Claude Carroué of Education International, Daniel Lafrenière from the Centrale des syndicats du Québec examines the situation of education support personnel and their importance to students' education.

    Education support personnel, vital to the success of students
  9. Standards and working conditions 17 August 2016

    Australia: Support staff celebrated as vital for quality education

    From 15-19 August, Australian teacher unionists will show their appreciation to support staff, recognising that, while schools could not function without support staff, they often do not get the professional recognition they deserve.

    Australia: Support staff celebrated as vital for quality education
  10. Standards and working conditions 2 December 2015

    Changing the climate of education after COP21

    With all eyes firmly locked on global climate negotiations in Paris, the moment is now to focus on how education must play a significant role in sowing the seeds for a sustainable future.

    Changing the climate of education after COP21
  11. Standards and working conditions 27 February 2013

    New Zealand: Campaign for education support staff

    EI affiliate the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI Te Riu Roa), has launched a new campaign, entitled ‘Support Staff - Supporting Success in Education’.

    New Zealand: Campaign for education support staff
  12. Standards and working conditions 8 February 2012

    United States: Education support professionals fight for school modernisation

    According to the US Department of Education and the National Center for Education Statistics, the average age of public school buildings in the United States is 42 years, with almost half being built between 1950 and 1969. Many of these buildings have fallen into a state of dilapidation, and teachers...

    United States: Education support professionals fight for school modernisation