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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 October 2013

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  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 October 2013

    High-level social partners agreement with the Commission on education and training

    During the recent years, ETUCE has issued a number of positions and had several meetings with the Directorate-General of Education and Culture of the European Commission, wherein we urged the European Commission to invite the social partners to more dialogue on policy initiatives of the European Commission on education and...

    High-level social partners agreement with the Commission on education and training
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 October 2013

    Spain: 83% of education employees take part in general strike

    The Spanish unions CCOO, FETE-UGT and STES-I stated that the general strike of the education employees, which took place on 24 October 2013 across Spain and was called for by the National Platform for Public School, was very successful.

    Spain: 83% of education employees take part in general strike
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 October 2013

    ETUCE Conference on Solidarity for Healthy and Safe Workplaces in the Crisis

    At the closing conference of the ETUCE Project “Teacher Trade Unions in Solidarity for Healthy and Safe Workplaces in the Economic Crisis” in Madrid on 10-11 October 2013, more than 50 representatives from European teacher trade unions discussed policy recommendations on how to promote healthy and safe working conditions in...

    ETUCE Conference on Solidarity for Healthy and Safe Workplaces in the Crisis
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 October 2013

    ETUCE Comittee Meeting

    The ETUCE Committee meeting has been held in Brussels on 23-24 October 2013. The yearly meeting of the Standing Committee for Equality has been held in conjunction with the ETUCE Committee meeting, on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October 2013 and has elected the new Chair and Vice-chairs of the...

    ETUCE Comittee Meeting
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 October 2013

    ETUCE Special Meeting “What is needed to improve the Quality of Education in Europe?”

    ETUCE will hold a Special meeting on “What is needed to improve the Quality of Education in Europe?” in Brussels on 23 October 2013 where experts on quality education will share their knowledge and a forum will provide ample opportunity to discuss measures, strategies and tools that are needed to...

    ETUCE Special Meeting “What is needed to improve the Quality of Education in Europe?”
  7. Equity and inclusion 10 October 2013

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  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 October 2013

    2014 Draft Budget: update in favour of students

    On 18 September 2013 the European Commission proposed adjustments to its proposal for the 2014 EU budget.

    2014 Draft Budget: update in favour of students
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 October 2013

    ETUCE YouTube Channel

    ETUCE videos released on new YouTube Channel

    ETUCE YouTube Channel
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 September 2013

    France: Improved status for support workers for students with disabilities

    EI affiliates the Syndicat national des enseignements de second degré (SNES-FSU), the Syndicat national unitaire des instituteurs, professeurs des écoles et PEGC (SNUipp-FSU), and the Union nationale des syndicats autonomes-Education (UNSA-Education) welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault of the permanent appointment of 28,000 support workers for students with...

    France: Improved status for support workers for students with disabilities
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 July 2013

    France: 10,000 new teaching assistant jobs announced

    The Syndicat national des enseignements de second degré (SNES-FSU) and the Syndicat des enseignants (SE-UNSA) affiliated to the Union nationale des syndicats autonomes-Education (UNSA-Education) welcomed Education Minister Vincent Peillon’s announcement that 10,000 additional staff are to be taken on “specifically for secondary schools” under subsidised contracts on top of the...

    France: 10,000 new teaching assistant jobs announced
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 May 2013

    France: Government move to improve primary teachers conditions

    EI national affiliates UNSA Education (National Union of Independent Trade Unions-Education) and SNUipp-FSU (Single National Union of Primary, Middle and Secondary School Teachers) have reacted to French Education Minister Vincent Peillon’s memorandum of agreement containing category-specific measures for primary education personnel.

    France: Government move to improve primary teachers conditions
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 13 February 2013

    France: primary school teachers strike for reform

    The Syndicat national unitaire des instituteurs professeurs des écoles et PEGC - a national school teachers’ trade union (SNUipp-FSU), one of EI's national affiliates, announced that almost six teachers in 10 (58 per cent) went on strike on 12 February to demand a successful reform of school timetables for all...

    France: primary school teachers strike for reform
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 December 2012

    France: Improving working conditions for trainee teachers

    The Syndicat National des Enseignements de Second Degré (SNES-FSU), organised a week of action for trainees which took place between 26th and 30th November. Trainees are men and women who have passed the national competitive recruitment examination and must complete a year as a trainee teacher before they are given...

    France: Improving working conditions for trainee teachers
  15. Standards and working conditions 16 November 2012

    France: teachers – the embodiment of a public education service

    National education provision in France is tripartite: the public service, which educates 84 per cent of pupils/students; private provision under contract with the State; and the private sector not under contract. Formal schooling, developed from the late 19th century, was secular in inspiration. The early educators embodied the vision of...

    France: teachers – the embodiment of a public education service
  16. Standards and working conditions 16 November 2012

    France: a profession in search of confidence

    The education system has become a topic in French political discourse these last six months: with the Presidential election, consultations on the status of the education system in a society in crisis, it is the future of generations to come that is at stake when education is broached. The economic...

    France: a profession in search of confidence
  17. Standards and working conditions 16 November 2012

    France: the much-needed relaunch of secondary education

    The start of the 2012 school year, prepared mainly by the former administration (the Sarkozy government) has been a difficult one for secondary schools, owing to a lack of resources and the job cuts of recent years.

    France: the much-needed relaunch of secondary education
  18. Standards and working conditions 16 November 2012

    France: Is the long-eroded status of teachers about to improve?

    The status of teachers has been severely eroded in France over the last 10 years. This erosion accelerated noticeably during the Presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy. Instead of being considered a necessary investment for society, the education system was presented as a costly burden.

    France: Is the long-eroded status of teachers about to improve?