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Articles from Ivory Coast

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 2020-10-21

    “Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by 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 2019-10-17

    “Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by 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. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2019-09-05

    “Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Cote d’Ivoire: problematic privatization and a framework to be redefined”, by Eric Lavigne.

    The Pathways to Education and Work research group from the University of Toronto has published its report entitled “Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Cote d’Ivoire”. The study assesses, negatively, the results of privatization of education on technical and vocational education and training (TVET), calls for more public participation,...

    “Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Cote d’Ivoire: problematic privatization and a framework to be redefined”, by Eric Lavigne.
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2019-04-05

    Côte d’Ivoire government investment in private schools: a bad bet for the future of the young and the country

    A study commissioned by Education International and carried out by two prominent researchers shows that the Ivory Coast should redirect its investments in education towards the public sector and put end to privatization.

    Côte d’Ivoire government investment in private schools: a bad bet for the future of the young and the country
  5. Union renewal and development 2018-11-06

    Ivory Coast’s Education Minister and advocate for women’s rights welcomes EI Africa Women’s Roundtable

    Education International’s (EI) Africa Women’s Roundtable was warmly welcomed by the Honourable Kandia Camara, Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of National Education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training, as well as a teacher, former unionist and alumni of the earliest iteration of the EI African Women in Education Network.

    Ivory Coast’s Education Minister and advocate for women’s rights welcomes EI Africa Women’s Roundtable
  6. Young members 2018-11-05

    Young African trade unionists unite to develop ways to strengthen unions

    The first Education International regional seminar for young and early stage education unionists has clearly shown the young African education unionists’ commitment to not only increase their involvement in their own unions but also support education policies that promote quality education for all in the region.

    Young African trade unionists unite to develop ways to strengthen unions
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2018-06-27

    EI promotes the ideas of youth to strengthen unions in Senegal and Ivory Coast

    The continuation of the program led by Education International in Senegal and Ivory Coast has the aim of spreading unionisation,getting young activists involved in union activity, and strengthening trade union unity.

    EI promotes the ideas of youth to strengthen unions in Senegal and Ivory Coast
  8. Union renewal and development 2018-03-06

    Development cooperation, an ideal tool for union renewal

    Education International and its affiliates have committed themselves and worked, through their development cooperation activities, towards ensuring that young and early stage teachers and support personnel are adequately represented and empowered within their unions.

    Development cooperation, an ideal tool for union renewal
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education 2017-06-29

    Ivory Coast: Weary of privatisation, educators launch inquiry

    The expansion of private for-profit education in the West African country has caught the attention of education unions, leading to research and demands addressed at the government.

    Ivory Coast: Weary of privatisation, educators launch inquiry
  10. Union growth 2017-05-01

    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?
  11. Equity and inclusion 2014-03-18

    Côte d'Ivoire: Trade unionists highlight gender equality

    The Gender Equality Committee of EI affiliate Syndicat national de l’enseignement primaire public de Côte d’Ivoire (SNEPPCI) held an International Women's Day commemoration ceremony on 7 March.

    Côte d'Ivoire: Trade unionists highlight gender equality
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2013-05-02

    Côte d'Ivoire: Unions call for an end to indefinite strike

    The Syndicat national des enseignants du second degré de Côte d’Ivoire (SYNESCI) and the Syndicat national des enseignants du primaire public de Côte d'Ivoire (SNEPPCI), both EI national affiliates, have called for an end to the public-sector teachers’ strike in primary and secondary schools. The teachers have been on an...

    Côte d'Ivoire: Unions call for an end to indefinite strike
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 2012-04-19

    Ivory Coast: teachers' role in reconciliation and reconstruction

    At its 22nd congress held in Yamoussoukro between 1-4 April, the Syndicat National de l’Enseignement Secondaire de Côte D’Ivoire (SYNESCI) elected a new executive board. It also emphasised the crucial role of educators in national reconciliation and reconstruction.

    Ivory Coast: teachers' role in reconciliation and reconstruction