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Articles from France

  1. Union growth 9 October 2017

    France: Educators unite in defence of public service

    The French affiliates of Education International are mobilising on 10 October to defend civil servants’ purchasing power and working conditions as they press for improvements in the quality of public services.

    France: Educators unite in defence of public service
  2. Standards and working conditions 11 August 2017

    France: education unions hold government to task over commitment to living standards

    Through their trade union federations, French education unions are not letting public authorities forget their commitment ensuring that public servants a decent standard of living through the Protocol on Professional Pathways, Careers and Remuneration.

    France: education unions hold government to task over commitment to living standards
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 July 2017

    France: Unions criticise plans for sick leave waiting period in public sector

    EI-affiliated trade union groups in France have strongly criticised the French government's intention to reinstate a waiting day for public service employees in case of sick leave, describing the measure as “ineffective” and “unfair”.

    France: Unions criticise plans for sick leave waiting period in public sector
  4. 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
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 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?
  6. Equity and inclusion 15 July 2016

    Nice: Education International offers its condolences as France mourns once again

    In the aftermath of yet another horrific attack that has robbed families of innocent lives in the face of democracy and freedom, Education International stands in support of its French affiliates and the French people.

    Nice: Education International offers its condolences as France mourns once again
  7. Union renewal and development 31 March 2016

    French unions brace against anti-social reforms

    While economic, social and educational reform plans are stirring up heated debates in France, the countries’ two largest education unions, UNSA Education and SNES-FSU, hold their congresses this week in Grenoble.

    French unions brace against anti-social reforms
  8. Climate action and literacy 5 December 2015

    A sustainable world begins in the classroom

    As nations continued to negotiate their way toward a climate agreement in Paris, COP21 put education under the spotlight during the fourth day of deliberations to bring into focus the foundation of a sustainable future.

    A sustainable world begins in the classroom
  9. Union renewal and development 15 November 2015

    Education International stands with France

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, which have taken the lives of at least 129 and injured more than 300, Education International has conveyed its solidarity with the people of France.

    Education International stands with France
  10. Standards and working conditions 17 September 2015

    France: a day of strike action in high schools

    An interunion association grouping the largest unions representing secondary education, including four EI affiliates (SNES-FSU, FO, SNETAA-FO, CGT), is in conflict with the French government on the matter of the reform of high schools.

    France: a day of strike action in high schools
  11. Standards and working conditions 20 August 2015

    France: Union research sheds light on state of teaching profession

    UNSA Education, one of EI’s affiliates in France, has – for the third year in a row – published a study examining the current preoccupations of members of the education workforce in the country.

    France: Union research sheds light on state of teaching profession
  12. Equity and inclusion 9 June 2015

    France: education unions reaffirm their values

    Following January's deadly attacks in Paris that targeted satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the police and a Kosher supermarket Paris, French trade unions have entered a new partnership to strengthen societal values.

    France: education unions reaffirm their values
  13. Equity and inclusion 21 May 2015

    France: education unions urge government to help eradicate LGBT-phobia in schools

    French trade unions united within the Education Collective Against LGBT-phobia in Schools and Universities have called on public authorities to implement a long-awaited ambitious policy to combat LGBT-phobia in schools and universities.

    France: education unions urge government to help eradicate LGBT-phobia in schools
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 February 2015

    Guidelines on Entrepreneurship education

    ETUCE is member of the Thematic Working Group of the European Commission on Entrepreneurship Education. The representatives of governments experts, social partners and the European Commission finalised its work and published their Final Report on Entrepreneurship Education in November 2014. The report provides guidance to Member States to enhance their...

    Guidelines on Entrepreneurship education
  15. Union renewal and development 4 February 2015

    Education and training priorities of the Latvian Presidency

    On 1 January 2015, Latvia took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The main strategic objectives of the Latvian Presidency are the following: Competitive Europe: To work on the Investment Plan for Europe; continue the work on strengthening the Single Market; launch discussions and start working...

    Education and training priorities of the Latvian Presidency
  16. Standards and working conditions 3 February 2015

    France: stronger values are dependent on a stronger teaching profession

    In a move to enhance the status of the teaching profession, French education unions undertook a one-day strike this week to shed light on the important role education plays in building strong values.

    France: stronger values are dependent on a stronger teaching profession