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Articles

  1. Equity and inclusion 2020-12-10

    #16dayscampaign | “When teachers’ unions take action, schools become safer for everyone”, by madeleine kennedy-macfoy (EI) and Rex Fyles (Gender at Work).

    Gender-based violence in and around schools poses big challenges to education unions and their members. Because everyone in and around schools – teachers, students, education support personnel - can be both perpetrator and victim of such violence, school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is a violation of both the right to quality...

    #16dayscampaign | “When teachers’ unions take action, schools become safer for everyone”, by madeleine kennedy-macfoy (EI) and Rex Fyles (Gender at Work).
  2. Leading the profession 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.
  3. Trade union rights are human rights 2020-06-17

    The Gambia: Social dialogue at heart of COVID-19 response

    The Gambia Teachers Union has been proactive in its advocacy and activities in response to the COVID-19 epidemic as it turns its focus to guaranteeing a safe return to schools and quality education for all.

    The Gambia: Social dialogue at heart of COVID-19 response
  4. 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.
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2018-12-12

    #UDHR70 – “A Struggle to Survive and Thrive Under a Dictatorship”, by Marie Antoinette Corr

    In his book “Mein Kampf”, Hitler said "If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed". The dictator Yahya Jammeh knew how to terrorize the masses through threats and cajoling. When he said "Gambia will become an economic superpower by 2012", almost everyone...

    #UDHR70 – “A Struggle to Survive and Thrive Under a Dictatorship”, by Marie Antoinette Corr
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Development Cooperation Projects

  1. Training of School Representatives

    Host organizations
    The Gambia Teachers Union
    Cooperating organizations
    to be advised
    Countries
    Gambia
    Start date
    2020-01-15
    End date
    2020-06-30
    Training of School Representatives
  2. Education Unions Take Action to End SRGBV

    Cooperating organizations
    Global Affairs Canada, EI, UNGEI/UNICEF
    Countries
    Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia
    Start date
    2016-11-04
    End date
    2019-12-31
    Education Unions Take Action to End SRGBV
All Development Cooperation Projects: Gambia

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