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Articles from Germany

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 November 2014

    'When Europe forgot its homework: Education in crisis': the ETUCE Film-documentary released

    The ETUCE documentary 'When Europe forgot its homework: education in crisis’ shows that cuts and downturns in the education systems have affected everyday people – teachers, students, parents, and societies – and made the prospects and opportunities for young people more unclear, jeopardizing the future of the younger generations.

    'When Europe forgot its homework: Education in crisis': the ETUCE Film-documentary released
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 November 2014

    The Future of the Teaching Profession – The ETUCE Special Conference 2014

    From 26 to 27 November 2014, more than 200 teacher union representatives from all over Europe convene in Vienna for ETUCE's first mid-term conference under the new structure. The Future of the Teaching Profession, which is the Leitmotif of the event and of the main conference resolution, promises interesting discussions.

    The Future of the Teaching Profession – The ETUCE Special Conference 2014
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 November 2014

    In Belgium, thousands of teachers and workers march against austerity

    On Wednesday 6 November all Belgian teachers and educators affiliated to ETUCE member organisations together with all the other sectors and professions, demonstrated in Brussels to defend their working conditions, welfare state and purchasing power against austerity and the Belgian government's attacks.

    In Belgium, thousands of teachers and workers march against austerity
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 14 November 2014

    Coming up: Training seminar on Challenging the liberalisation of public services in TTIP and beyond

    ETUCE is together with EPSU, AK and ÖGB organising a training seminar on trade policy on the 15-16 January in Vienna. The focus of the training will be on the current trade negotiations, in particular TTIP, CETA and TiSA and the EU's trade policy. We will discuss how to challenge...

    Coming up: Training seminar on Challenging the liberalisation of public services in TTIP and beyond
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 November 2014

    Germany: Resources and rule changes needed for quality education

    Education unions in Germany are calling for adequate funding for quality education at all levels, from early childhood education to vocational education and training.

    Germany: Resources and rule changes needed for quality education
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    New Eurydice Report

    National Student Fee and Support Systems in European Higher Education 2014/15: This report analyses the student fees and support systems (grants and loans) across European countries. It covers 33 European countries of the Eurydice network.

    New Eurydice Report
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    Egalité des genres au sein des institutions européennes

    Although female political representation across Europe has increased, it is happening at a slow pace. The most influential leadership roles in the European Parliament remain dominated by men. This raises questions about the possible need to resort to stronger measures to improve female representation in the EU institutions.

    Egalité des genres au sein des institutions européennes
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    L’IE appelle ses affiliés à soutenir la campagne de l’AFT contre le magazine TIME

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is calling on EI affiliates to support their request to the TIME magazine to apologize to teachers. The reason for this campaign is the outrageous cover of the November issue of this world press magazine which blames teachers for the problems in schools.

    L’IE appelle ses affiliés à soutenir la campagne de l’AFT contre le magazine TIME
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    La profession enseignante au bord de la crise au Royaume-Uni : la NASUWT appelle à une mobilisation pour l’application de normes plus strictes dans le secteur de l’éducation

    The NASUWT, one of the EI/ETUCE affiliates from the UK, has been engaged in a long-running and creative campaign of industrial action designed to protect teachers but also to be friendly to pupils, parents and the public. The industrial action campaign, also referred to as Standing up for Standards is...

    La profession enseignante au bord de la crise au Royaume-Uni : la NASUWT appelle à une mobilisation pour l’application de normes plus strictes dans le secteur de l’éducation
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    Teacher trade unions in Serbia unite in protest against salary cuts

    On 22 October 2014, four trade unions in Serbia organised a one day strike in many schools across the country following a series of protest actions during the entire month of October. More than 3.000 teachers participated in the action, demanding among other things to exclude education from the announced...

    Teacher trade unions in Serbia unite in protest against salary cuts
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    ETUCE Round Table Meeting in Podgorica

    On 17 October 2014, ETUCE, held its 5th Round Table meeting in Podgorica within the project Promoting the potentials of the European sectoral social dialogue in education by addressing new challenges and exploring experience and knowledge. The meeting was attended by the Montenegrin Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, the...

    ETUCE Round Table Meeting in Podgorica
  12. Fighting the commercialisation of education 29 October 2014

    ETUCE response to the European Ombudsman’s public consultation on transparency of TTIP negotiations

    The European Ombudsman runs a public consultation on transparency of the TTIP negotiations until 31 October. ETUCE has continuously requested the European Commission to improve transparency in relation to the TTIP negotiations and to involve stakeholders in an active and meaningful way.

    ETUCE response to the European Ombudsman’s public consultation on transparency of TTIP negotiations
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 29 October 2014

    New ETUCE Website

    ETUCE launches its new website. From now on you will be able to find information on the latest ETUCE activities and initiatives by its member organisations in English, French and Russian. The website also provides updates on education issues relevant to teacher unions in Europe and their affiliates as well...

    New ETUCE Website
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 30 September 2014

    Eurydice launches new short overview on Annual Instruction Time

    This report shows the recommended annual instruction time in full-time compulsory education in public sector schools. The report covers 32 countries of the Eurydice network (reference year 2013-2014). National sheets are included.

    Eurydice launches new short overview on Annual Instruction Time
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 30 September 2014

    Germany: future of teaching profession revisited

    Teachers’ training and qualifications have been at the heart of a seminar organised by the German education union GEW, one of the numerous culmination events around the globe of the Unite for Quality Education campaign.

    Germany: future of teaching profession revisited
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 September 2014

    Join the European Culmination event of the Unite for Quality Education campaign in Brussels on 22 September 2014!

    On 22 September 2014, the EI initiative Unite for Quality Education Campaign reaches its peak in the European Region. On this special day, ETUCE is organising a Public Hearing on the Future of Quality Education, hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels, to celebrate one year...

    Join the European Culmination event of the Unite for Quality Education campaign in Brussels on 22 September 2014!
  17. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 September 2014

    New Brochure: Can Europe still be saved?

    In the new brochure “Can Europe still be saved?” leading representatives of German trade unions explore the fault lines and the austerity-policy orientation of Europe from different angles.

    New Brochure: Can Europe still be saved?