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Articles from Mexico

  1. Union growth 17 August 2022

    Mexico: Better conditions for SNTE pensioners and more certainty for workers: ACS

    The Mexican education workers’ union, the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE), and the Secretary of State for Welfare are to set up a special programme to improve conditions for the organisation’s retirees and pensioners.

    Mexico: Better conditions for SNTE pensioners and more certainty for workers: ACS
  2. Standards and working conditions 28 September 2021

    Mexico: job security for teachers

    Responding to the demands of Mexican teachers, the general secretary of the SNTE (national education workers’ union), Alfonso Cepeda Salas, and the public education minister, Delfina Gómez Álvarez, awarded 44,642 permanent positions to some 36,000 education workers in Mexico City.

    Mexico: job security for teachers
  3. Standards and working conditions 31 August 2021

    Mexico: Trade union secures agreement for a safe return to face-to-face classes

    After almost eighteen months of lockdown measures, Mexican teachers have expressed their commitment to support a cautious, orderly and responsible return to the classroom for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Mexico: Trade union secures agreement for a safe return to face-to-face classes
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 24 February 2021

    Mexico: COVID-19 issues feature in SNTE demands

    The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced many of the issues put together by the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) for its 2021 list of national demands.

    Mexico: COVID-19 issues feature in SNTE demands
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 13 January 2021

    Mexico: Irreplaceable role of teachers in the COVID-19 educational process

    As classes resumed across Mexico on 11 January, the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) took the opportunity to reiterate that educators are crucial to maintaining a sound education process and quality education despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes are being delivered remotely through the Learn at Home programme.

    Mexico: Irreplaceable role of teachers in the COVID-19 educational process
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 17 December 2020

    Mexico: COVID-19 must be considered an occupational disease

    The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) has asked the Mexican Ministry of Public Education to ensure that COVID-19 is considered an occupational disease. This is just one measure to facilitate the safe return to presential teaching and learning.

    Mexico: COVID-19 must be considered an occupational disease
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 October 2020

    Mexico: Union targets school dropouts during pandemic

    The National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) in Mexico celebrated World Teachers' Day with the delivery of televisions, smartphones, electronic tablets and computer equipment to teachers and students. The aim is to avoid school dropouts during the pandemic by facilitating online teaching and learning.

    Mexico: Union targets school dropouts during pandemic
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 September 2020

    Mexico: Agreement enhances teaching and learning conditions in the higher education sector

    In Mexico, a new agreement was reached between the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) and the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) for quality working and living conditions for educators and quality education for students in the higher education sector.

    Mexico: Agreement enhances teaching and learning conditions in the higher education sector
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 7 September 2020

    Mexico: SNTE welcomes government efforts to boost democracy and quality education

    In Mexico, the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) has welcomed steps taken by the federal government that guarantee certainty in employment, wages, and benefits for education workers.

    Mexico: SNTE welcomes government efforts to boost democracy and quality education
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 14 August 2020

    Mexico: Union campaign focuses on students affected by the pandemic

    Mexican education unionists are launching a campaign so that teachers reconnect with students who dropped out of school during the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign also aims to help prevent students from leaving school because of the public health crisis.

    Mexico: Union campaign focuses on students affected by the pandemic
  11. Trade union rights are human rights 5 August 2020

    Mexico: SNTE Proposals for a Safe Return to Classes

    The National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) has presented a 10-point programme on the safe re-opening of schools to the Ministry of Public Education. The union is proposing a “hybrid” launch of the school year with a mix of distance learning and in-person education.

    Mexico: SNTE Proposals for a Safe Return to Classes
  12. Equity and inclusion 27 July 2020

    Public education – critical for preserving indigenous languages and cultures

    EI’s Mexican member SNTE presented the Los Pinos Declaration at a virtual seminar on 15 July. It is the final document of the event that closes the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019, held on 27-28 February 2020 in Mexico City.

    Public education – critical for preserving indigenous languages and cultures
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 2 April 2020

    Mexico: Education union joins the fight against COVID-19

    In Mexico, the Education International member organisation is contributing to government efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of teachers and students and the continued provision of schooling.

    Mexico: Education union joins the fight against COVID-19
  14. Union renewal and development 16 December 2019

    Mexico: Van Leeuwen-Hopgood book champions fight for democracy

    One of the highlights of this year’s International Book Fair (FIL) of Guadalajara, Mexico was the presentation of a book co-authored by Fred van Leeuwen, Education International (EI) General Secretary Emeritus, and Susan Hopgood, EI President.

    Mexico: Van Leeuwen-Hopgood book champions fight for democracy
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 December 2019

    "Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.

    Gabriela Sancho Mena

    An inclusive public school must be a space where everyone has a place. It is a right that must help strengthen all skills and abilities and encompass all the diversities in our society. It must also be a place of opportunity, reflection, debate, participatory action, invention, questions, research; a secular,...

    "Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.