Articles from Argentina
Higher Education and Research 25 April 2023
Expanding rights to develop critical thinking
Is it acceptable that we cannot use all the material we need to teach? What if we must submit every pedagogical decision involving something produced by a third person for legal clearance? When the alternative is to pay, what restrictions and exclusions does it imply?Expanding rights to develop critical thinking
Future of work in education 20 April 2023
Go Public! Fund Education: Global campaign launched in Latin America
Education International affiliates from across the region came together to coordinate their work on the new global campaign and to urge governments to invest more in public education in their countries.Go Public! Fund Education: Global campaign launched in Latin America
Future of work in education 14 April 2023
Great steps forward for teaching and research at the World Intellectual Property Organisation
The 43rd meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) concluded with major wins for the rights of teachers and researchers to adapt and choose materials for quality education and research. Education International participated together with member organisations CONADU (Argentina), AUSPS (Fiji),...Great steps forward for teaching and research at the World Intellectual Property Organisation
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 March 2023
Understanding and taking action for gender equality in science and technology
Lina Ethel Merino
On February 11, the world marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with the aim of raising awareness of the barriers that prevent women from accessing the world of science and technology, as well as promoting their full and equal participation in the sector. What are these...Understanding and taking action for gender equality in science and technology
Standards and working conditions 19 November 2021
In-person schooling during the pandemic: collective bargaining vs. political profiteering
Noemi Esther Tejeda
During 2020, as part of the prevention and isolation measures taken in response to Covid-19, Argentina’s national government passed a decree suspending in-person classes throughout the country. The decision was backed by an institutional framework for social and political support.In-person schooling during the pandemic: collective bargaining vs. political profiteering
Climate action and literacy 3 June 2021
“Argentina: Teachers lead national strategy for Comprehensive Environmental Education.”
We live in a historical time in which all kinds of emergencies are constantly being played out: environmental, climate, energy, health, economic ... All of these converge in what many authors define as thecrisis of civilization. The environmental agenda has been setting the pace and environmental conflicts have burst into...“Argentina: Teachers lead national strategy for Comprehensive Environmental Education.”
Standards and working conditions 7 May 2021
Education unions’ success in improving working conditions and status for the profession despite COVID-19 crisis
Around 170 education unionists from 55 countries shared success stories in ensuring decent working conditions for education workers in an online meeting organised by Education International.Education unions’ success in improving working conditions and status for the profession despite COVID-19 crisis
Equity and inclusion 6 January 2021
Argentina: Educator unions involved in successful push towards legalisation of abortion
Education International’s Argentinian affiliates, together with their trade union centres, were part of a women’s cross-sectoral/political/social network, which actively campaigned for the national Parliament to adopt a law legalising abortion.Argentina: Educator unions involved in successful push towards legalisation of abortion
Union growth 13 November 2020
Argentina Plays a Leading Role in Condemning Harassment and Violence in the Workplace
The country is the third in the world to adopt ILO Convention 190 against violence and harassment in the world of work.Argentina Plays a Leading Role in Condemning Harassment and Violence in the Workplace
Trade union rights are human rights 12 June 2020
Argentina: Landmark collective agreement signed between the Ministry of Education and CTERA
The Argentinian government and CTERA, a member organisation of Education International, have signed an important collective agreement aimed at restructuring work in education during the lockdown and combating the work overload imposed by teleworking.Argentina: Landmark collective agreement signed between the Ministry of Education and CTERA
Democracy 25 April 2020
“Intellectual property in times of Coronavirus”, by Yamile Socolovsky.
The measures taken by most governments to try to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic have been varied, and in some cases inadequate or too late. But almost everywhere in the world, cessation of face-to-face educational activities at all levels has been the rule.“Intellectual property in times of Coronavirus”, by Yamile Socolovsky.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 April 2020
“Teleworking for Teachers”, by Miguel Duhalde.
Argentina reported its first case of COVID-19 on 3 March 2020; by 19 March, the country declared a complete lockdown when the number of confirmed infections reached 128. In response to the crisis, the government adopted a series of health, social and economic measures to slow down the spread of...“Teleworking for Teachers”, by Miguel Duhalde.
Trade union rights are human rights 25 March 2020
Argentina: “Seguimos Educando”, an initiative to combat the crisis
Following the closure of schools as a result of COVID-19, teachers in Argentina are working together to create educational content that would be accessible to all students.Argentina: “Seguimos Educando”, an initiative to combat the crisis
Equity and inclusion 12 March 2020
Beijing +25: "Making the Promise of Beijing a Reality for Learners and for Education Sector Workers."
madeleine kennedy macfoy
Examples of the work done by Education International and its member organisations in different parts of the world since the Beijing Platform for Action was adopted in 1995, demonstrate the power of taking collective action to find collective solutions.Beijing +25: "Making the Promise of Beijing a Reality for Learners and for Education Sector Workers."
Union growth 27 February 2020
Argentina reopens the Joint National Commission for Education with a salary increase
Education unions met with the President of Argentina to decide the next steps, after the government relaunched social dialogue.Argentina reopens the Joint National Commission for Education with a salary increase
Union growth 3 February 2020
Argentina: Trade Unions Welcome Revival of Social Dialogue
Following a year of trade union struggle, the government has issued a decree reinstating the National Joint Negotiation Committee for Teachers (Paritaria Nacional Docente).Argentina: Trade Unions Welcome Revival of Social Dialogue
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 December 2019
"Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.
Gabriela Sancho Mena
An inclusive public school must be a space where everyone has a place. It is a right that must help strengthen all skills and abilities and encompass all the diversities in our society. It must also be a place of opportunity, reflection, debate, participatory action, invention, questions, research; a secular,..."Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.
Leading the profession 26 September 2019
Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
Education International's decision to encourage discussion of an International Treaty concerning the exceptions and limitations to copyright for educational and research activities is both timely and necessary. The obstacles imposed on these activities by the excessively restrictive regulations in this area become remarkably difficult to overcome in the current context,...Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky