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Articles from Bulgaria

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 19 June 2018

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter

    Nikola Wachter

    I am a teacher by training and I am concerned about the current European Union copyright reform. I am familiar with the day to day practices of preparing lessons, the search for the best picture, text snippet, piece of music or video that will help me to explain a certain...

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 May 2018

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller

    Andreas Keller

    Isn’ it ironic? 50 years ago, in May 1968, students in Paris were going to the barricades and aspiring to a societal revolution – and initiated an overdue reform of higher education almost throughout Europe eventually. Today, in May 2018, ministers in charge of higher education from 48 countries belonging...

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre

    Teresa Nobre

    What can a teacher do in a classroom with a poem, a video, an artwork or a piece of music created by someone else? From early childhood education to higher education, literary and artistic works can be used by teachers, academics and researchers, education support personnel and students for educational...

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre
  4. Equity and inclusion 15 March 2018

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP

    Silvia Costa

    Refugees and migrants education, especially minors, is a top priority, the best way to empower them and foster their integration, but also one of the principles on which the EU is funded. It is incredible, though, that education of migrants - especially forced migrants and refugees - seems to be...

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP
  5. Fighting the commercialisation of education 5 June 2017

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals

    Gus Van Harten

    Imagine if governments proposed a supreme tribunal for the world. The tribunal would have the power to review anything countries can do in their sovereign role. It could review countries’ laws and regulations at any level. It could review the judgments of their highest courts.

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals
  6. Union growth 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?
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 April 2017

    Bulgaria: Education unionists take action for quality education for all

    To mark the Global Action Week for Education, the Syndicat des enseignants bulgares has reaffirmed its determination to constantly work towards achieving and promoting the sustainable development goals and achieving quality education for all.

    Bulgaria: Education unionists take action for quality education for all
  8. Standards and working conditions 15 October 2007

    Bulgaria: Strike enters its 3rd week with no resolution in sight

    The teacher strike in Bulgaria that began on 24 Sep has now entered its third week, and a clear resolution to the impasse is still not in sight.

    Bulgaria: Strike enters its 3rd week with no resolution in sight
  9. Standards and working conditions 8 October 2007

    Bulgaria: Teachers on indefinite strike for better wages

    EI member organisations from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) which met from 4-6 Oct in Riga for the EI CEE Round Table declared their support for their Bulgarian colleagues. EI affiliates in Bulgaria, SEB and PODKREPA, launched a nation-wide protest and indefinite strike on 24 September for better wages.

    Bulgaria: Teachers on indefinite strike for better wages
  10. Standards and working conditions 22 September 2006

    Teacher trade unionists advocate for Bulgarian colleagues and schools

    With Bulgaria poised to enter the European Union and its public education system crumbling, now is an important time for teacher trade unionists to work closely with Bulgarian education officials to advocate for policy changes and funding improvements to benefit students and teachers alike.

    Teacher trade unionists advocate for Bulgarian colleagues and schools
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 February 2006

    A day in the life of...Nadia, teacher in a Roma school

    Her work is far from easy and every day brings a new challenge. Yet Nadia Georgiova, a Bulgarian teacher, would not give up her job at School No. 7 in Sliven for anything in the world.

    A day in the life of...Nadia, teacher in a Roma school
  12. Standards and working conditions 6 February 2006

    Bulgaria: Education workers continue the struggle

    From 3-4 Feb, EI Deputy General Secretary, Elie Jouen, met with afiliates, the "Syndicat des Enseignants Bulgares" (SEB) and "Syndicat des Enseignants" (PODKREPA). Last november, both teacher unions had to take very difficult actions in the form of an enduring hunger strike in front of the Ministry of Education to...

    Bulgaria: Education workers continue the struggle
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 6 January 2006

    Bulgaria: Hunger Strike ends, unions remain on strike alert until demands are met

    Bulgarian teachers stopped their hunger strike in December, though EI affiliates SEB and Podkrepa have refused to sign a wage agreement offered by the government and will remain on strike alert when term commences on 10 th January.

    Bulgaria: Hunger Strike ends, unions remain on strike alert until demands are met
  14. Union growth 20 December 2005

    Bulgaria: Teachers are soon entering their second month of strike

    Bulgarian teachers organised by EI affiliates SEB and PODKREPA started their strike for better working conditions on 25 November. On 18 December, the president of SEB, Janka Takeva, addressed an open letter to the representative of the International Monetary Fund who took part in a meeting with the Bulgarian Ministry...

    Bulgaria: Teachers are soon entering their second month of strike
  15. Standards and working conditions 12 December 2005

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal update

    EI sent a message of solidarity to its Bulgarian affiliates, as they launched a general strike today to urge the government to increase the education budget and improve teacher salaries.

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal update
  16. Standards and working conditions 8 December 2005

    EI European affiliates tells Bulgarian government to respect teachers' rights!

    The EI Pan-European Structure that met from 6-7 Dec in Luxemburg passed a resolution on Bulgaria,calling on the Bulgarian government to respect the striking teachers' rights and meet their demands. The European Region of EI represents a total of 143 teacher organisations in 44 countries.

    EI European affiliates tells Bulgarian government to respect teachers' rights!
  17. Standards and working conditions 5 December 2005

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal Update

    Secondary school teachers from across Bulgaria may go on general strike according to Yanka Takeva, head of EI affiliate Syndicat des Enseignants Bulgares (SEB).

    Bulgaria: Urgent Action Appeal Update