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Articles from Algeria

  1. Leading the profession 21 October 2020

    “Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.

    Cherine Sabry

    Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...

    “Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 October 2019

    “Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.

    Mugwena Maluleke

    African nations actively participated in the development of the Sustainable Development Agenda that acknowledged the centrality of education in the achievement of all other plans for a better world. Like other nations of the world, they committed to the provision of a single, renewed education agenda that is holistic, ambitious...

    “Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
  3. Union renewal and development 6 March 2018

    Algerian unions work towards increased gender equality

    Algerian education unions are working with Education International to address gender equality issues in their unions as part of a capacity development programme.

    Algerian unions work towards increased gender equality
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  5. Union growth 27 June 2016

    Send negotiators, not police forces to deal with Algerian contract teachers

    The struggle to improve the status of teachers in Algeria was raised when Education International met with representatives of one of its Algerian affiliates at the recent International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Send negotiators, not police forces to deal with Algerian contract teachers
  6. Union growth 19 February 2014

    Algeria: Fourth week of strikes in education sector

    A widespread strike in the education sector in Algeria has entered its fourth week, despite an intervention by the Prime Minister to bring it to an end. The strike, which started on 25 January, has involved members of the National Union of Education and Training Staff (UNPEF) and the National...

    Algeria: Fourth week of strikes in education sector
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 15 June 2012

    Algerian unionists on hunger strike

    Nine union members from Algerian administration workers’ union SNAPAP have been on hunger strike in Algiers since 6 May. The members of SNAPAP, an EI affiliate, are protesting against repeated human and trade union rights violations.

    Algerian unionists on hunger strike
  8. Standards and working conditions 20 October 2011

    Algeria: Educators demand decent work and quality education

    EI’s Algerian member, UNPEF, has concluded a national strike in which it was joined by other teachers’ unions in a dispute over pay.

    Algeria: Educators demand decent work and quality education
  9. Standards and working conditions 12 August 2008

    Algeria: Teachers on hunger strike

    Education International (EI) has sent a message of solidarity to its affiliates in Algeria regarding the 35 teachers on hunger strike since 15 July 2008.

    Algeria: Teachers on hunger strike
  10. Union growth 15 March 2006

    Algeria: re-establishment of social partnership

    EI's protest letter dated 22 Feb to the Minister of Education in support of its Algerian affiliates, the "Union nationale des travailleurs de l’éducation et de la formation" (UNPEF) and the "Syndicat autonome des travailleurs de l’éducation et de la formation" (SATEF) seems to bear fruit.

    Algeria: re-establishment of social partnership
  11. Union growth 3 March 2006

    Algeria: government threatens to dissolve teacher union

    EI is appalled that the two strike actions within an interval of one month by both primary and secondary school teachers did not convince the Algerian government to enter into negotiations with the Inter-Union Coordination of National Education (CITE), to which EI affiliates the "Union nationale des travailleurs de l’éducation...

    Algeria: government threatens to dissolve teacher union