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.
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An education union in Liberia has donated valuable equipment to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.Liberia: Teacher union provides educators with vital personal protective equipment
In Liberia, educators and their unions are determined to fight back against the privatisation and commercialisation of education in the face of strengthened links between the government and edu-business.Liberia: Renewed fight against increasing privatisation
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.
The fight against the privatisation of education has taken a step further in Liberia. The National Teachers' Association of Liberia together with twelve civil and human right organisations and two religious organisations sent a joint letter to public authorities reminding them of their responsibility to ensure quality public education for...Liberia: civil society calls on government to stop the expansion of private education
Development Cooperation Projects
- Host organizations
- NTAL Liberia
- Cooperating organizations
- CTF Canada, DLF Denmark, UEN Norway, Lärarförbundet Sweden
- Start date
- 1 August 2019
- End date
- 31 December 2020
- P.O. Box 4824 Monrovia