Articles from Curacao
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
Union growth 26 July 2019
“Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
Hugo Rubén Yasky
“As we approach the centenary of the birth of Paulo Freire, whose teachings continue to inspire and influence our actions, the Latin American Pedagogical Movement, EILA and its national member organisations embody the collective will to defend education as a social right and a powerful means for the emancipation of...“Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
Union growth 19 December 2018
#UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems inevitable that we ask ourselves whether in the ensuing time we have succeeded in advancing its goals, or whether those principles have ended up being nothing more than a well-intentioned, but ultimately futile statement of a humanistic...#UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 July 2018
In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
Fighting the commercialisation of education 4 July 2018
Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho
What is becoming increasingly significant in the rest of the world has long since been reality in Latin America; education as a business. To get parents to send their children to fee-paying private schools and students to attend expensive private universities, the public education system has had to be maligned...Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho
Climate action and literacy 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?