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Articles from Germany

  1. Union growth 13 December 2013

    Germany: Thousands strike for better living and working conditions

    The Berlin branch of the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft(GEW), one of EI’s national affiliates, organised a hugely successful industrial action on 4-5 December. More than 2,400 teachers and about 150 pupils participated in the strike, demanding improved living and working conditions for education staff.

    Germany: Thousands strike for better living and working conditions
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 December 2013

    PISA 2012 results

    The OECD published the PISA 2012 results on 3 December 2013.

    PISA 2012 results
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 December 2013

    ERASMUS+ adopted by the Council

    On 3 December 2013, the Council adopted the regulation establishing ERASMUS+, the European Union's Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for the period 2014-2020.

    ERASMUS+ adopted by the Council
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 December 2013

    The reality of teachers miles away from picture painted by stereotypes

    A number of recent reports published by Eurydice demonstrate that the reality of teachers do not match the rosy picture that is painted by stereotypes.

    The reality of teachers miles away from picture painted by stereotypes
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2013

    Miscellaneous news

    Other related news on EU issues

    Miscellaneous news
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2013

    Big business still in charge of the advisory groups of the European Commission

    On 6 November 2013, ALTER-EU, AK EUROPA and ÖGB Europabüro released a report showing that still mostly the big business dominate the advisory groups of the European Commission despite the promise given over a year ago to reform the groups.

    Big business still in charge of the advisory groups of the European Commission
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2013

    Next ESF supports ICT education

    On 24- 25 October, the European Council concluded that the European Structural Investment Funds (ESF) for 2014 -2020 should be used in part for ICT education and training. EU Heads of State and Government decided that Europe must boost digital, data-driven innovation as part of its growth strategy.

    Next ESF supports ICT education
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2013

    ETUCE Final Conference on ICT, Bratislava

    The ICT&ESL Final Conference ‘Teacher Trade Unions Preventing Early School Leaving through the Use of Information and Communication Technology in Education’,will be held in Bratislava on 28-29 November 2013.

    ETUCE Final Conference on ICT, Bratislava
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 October 2013

    How to influence EU Decisions - A new ETUI training manual

    This training manual aims to provide trade union representatives with the necessary information and guidelines to enable them to influence the decision-making process of the European Union.

    How to influence EU Decisions - A new ETUI training manual
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 October 2013

    The European Commission launches its communication ‘Opening up Education’

    On 25 September 2013 the European Commission launched its communication 'Opening up Education' together with a staff working document. The aim of the communication is to boost innovation and digital skills in schools and universities.

    The European Commission launches its communication ‘Opening up Education’
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 September 2013

    Unite for Quality Education

    On the 4 October 2013 , EI is launching a year of action, an initiative for quality education around the world that will culminate on a World Day of Action in October 2014. EI and ETUCE invite everybody who cares about the education of our children to join forces with...

    Unite for Quality Education
  12. Union growth 16 September 2013

    Participation of young people in education and the labour market

    Eurostat published an article on participation of young people in education and the labour market on 12 July 2013. The article explains how youth unemployment in the EU is measured and how youth unemployment rates are affected by the transition of young adults from education to the labour market.

    Participation of young people in education and the labour market
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 16 September 2013

    EU investment for education and youth employability pays off, OECD report confirms

    On 25 June 2013 the OECD report Education at a Glance 2013 was launched. This is an annual report analysing the education systems of the 34 OECD member countries, including 21 EU member states (Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and Romania are not part of the OECD and therefore...

    EU investment for education and youth employability pays off, OECD report confirms
  14. Union growth 27 August 2013

    Germany: Berlin’s teacher unionists on strike

    Berlin’s educators have gone on strike over better working conditions and an improved salary scale, according to the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW), one of EI’s national affiliates.

    Germany: Berlin’s teacher unionists on strike
  15. Equity and inclusion 26 June 2013

    Germany: trade unionists take action against child labour

    During its recent Congress, the Gewerkschaft Erziehung and Wissenschaft (GEW) has reaffirmed its commitment to the right to unrestricted and free access to quality education for everyone as a basic human right, to the UN Millennium Development Goals and to EI’s resolutions on education and on the elimination of child...

    Germany: trade unionists take action against child labour
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 15 February 2013

    Germany: Concrete step towards the abolition of tuition fees

    The campaign to abolish tuition fees in Bavaria has taken a step forward with a referendum on the issue set to be organised. This follows on from 10 per cent of Bavaria’s eligible voters agreeing to a referendum on the abolition of tuition fees.

    Germany: Concrete step towards the abolition of tuition fees