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Articles from Macedonia (FYR of)

  1. Union growth 10 August 2018

    Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Djibouti, Macedonia, Peru, and San Marino to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict.

    Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 May 2018

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller

    Andreas Keller

    Isn’ it ironic? 50 years ago, in May 1968, students in Paris were going to the barricades and aspiring to a societal revolution – and initiated an overdue reform of higher education almost throughout Europe eventually. Today, in May 2018, ministers in charge of higher education from 48 countries belonging...

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller
  3. Equity and inclusion 15 March 2018

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP

    Silvia Costa

    Refugees and migrants education, especially minors, is a top priority, the best way to empower them and foster their integration, but also one of the principles on which the EU is funded. It is incredible, though, that education of migrants - especially forced migrants and refugees - seems to be...

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  5. Union renewal and development 2 June 2015

    Macedonia: government and educators find common ground

    The Education ministry of the Republic of Macedonia and the Macedonian teachers' organization, SONK, have reached an agreement on the country's school reform plans.

    Macedonia: government and educators find common ground
  6. Standards and working conditions 3 December 2008

    Macedonia: Teachers achieve new collective agreement, strike is over

    Leaders of the Trade Union of Employees in Education, Science and Culture (SONK) and representatives of the Macedonian education authorities reached an accord 3 December, bringing to an end the strike which had closed elementary and secondary schools since 24 November.

    Macedonia: Teachers achieve new collective agreement, strike is over
  7. Standards and working conditions 2 December 2008

    Macedonia: Teachers hopeful for resumption of negotiations

    Teachers are more optimistic after an announcement by Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski condemning the pressure exerted on teacher union members, and urging education officials and union leaders to get back to the negotiating table and come to a mutually agreeable solution to the current strike.

    Macedonia: Teachers hopeful for resumption of negotiations
  8. Standards and working conditions 25 November 2008

    Macedonian teachers strike to back collective bargaining rights

    Members of the Autonomous Trade Union of Education, Science and Culture of the Republic of Macedonia (SONK) went on strike 24 November after the government reneged on its earlier commitments in collective agreements for both elementary and secondary education.

    Macedonian teachers strike to back collective bargaining rights
  9. Standards and working conditions 16 February 2007

    Macedonia: Union pressure pays off

    Following a protest of 3,500 teachers outside the Ministry of Education on 15 February, EI affiliate SONK (Autonomous Trade Union of Education, Science and Culture of the Republic of Macedonia) signed an agreement with the Minister of Education which meets all the demands of the teachers.

    Macedonia: Union pressure pays off
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 31 May 2006

    Macedonia: Positive Outcome for Teachers and SONK

    After EI's letter to the Macedonian government dated 16 May to condemn its breach of a wage agreement with the teachers, the latter finally approved an agreement on 26 May to respect the wage deal signed with the teachers' union SONK, an EI affiliate.

    Macedonia: Positive Outcome for Teachers and SONK
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 16 May 2006

    Macedonia: EI condemns breach of agreement

    EI sent a letter to the Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia to condemn the government's breach of a wage agreement with teachers.

    Macedonia: EI condemns breach of agreement
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 9 May 2006

    Macedonia: The Government is cheating teachers

    EI has been informed that the Government of Macedonia is not intending to honour the wage deal it reached with the teachers' union SONK in February 2006 to be implemented tomorrow, May 10.

    Macedonia: The Government is cheating teachers
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 27 March 2006

    Macedonia: EI affiliate win legal battle

    SONK, EI’s Macedonian affiliate, is celebrating the legalisation of a new trade union centre of which it was a founding member.

    Macedonia: EI affiliate win legal battle
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 21 March 2006

    Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: legitimacy of EI affiliate questioned

    After signing an agreement with EI affiliate SONK for a 12-percent salary increase for teachers in the next 12 months, the Macedonian government now questions the legitimacy of the teacher union.

    Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: legitimacy of EI affiliate questioned