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Articles from Mexico

  1. Leading the profession 26 September 2019

    Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    Education International's decision to encourage discussion of an International Treaty concerning the exceptions and limitations to copyright for educational and research activities is both timely and necessary. The obstacles imposed on these activities by the excessively restrictive regulations in this area become remarkably difficult to overcome in the current context,...

    Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
  2. Union growth 26 July 2019

    “Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.

    Hugo Rubén Yasky

    “As we approach the centenary of the birth of Paulo Freire, whose teachings continue to inspire and influence our actions, the Latin American Pedagogical Movement, EILA and its national member organisations embody the collective will to defend education as a social right and a powerful means for the emancipation of...

    “Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
  3. Equity and inclusion 13 March 2019

    Mexico: Spotlighting Indigenous Teachers and Their Work

    The Mexican union and authorities recognise indigenous teachers for their work in rural communities in Mexico and their efforts to provide indigenous peoples with quality education.

    Mexico: Spotlighting Indigenous Teachers and Their Work
  4. Union growth 19 December 2018

    #UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems inevitable that we ask ourselves whether in the ensuing time we have succeeded in advancing its goals, or whether those principles have ended up being nothing more than a well-intentioned, but ultimately futile statement of a humanistic...

    #UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
  5. Union renewal and development 11 December 2018

    Mexico: New Leadership for the SNTE Teachers’ Union

    Alfonso Cepeda Salas has taken over leadership of the Mexican teachers’ union, a member organisation of Education International.

    Mexico: New Leadership for the SNTE Teachers’ Union
  6. Equity and inclusion 13 November 2018

    Mexico: A new documentary honours the work of indigenous teachers

    “The Sower” (“El Sembrador”) explores the daily efforts and dedication of an indigenous teacher to his students in a multigrade school in Chiapas. The feature-length documentary was screened at the 2018 Morelia International Film Festival.

    Mexico: A new documentary honours the work of indigenous teachers
  7. Democracy 25 July 2018

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky

    Yamile Socolovsky

    15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...

    In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
  8. Union growth 4 July 2018

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho

    Gabriela Sancho

    What is becoming increasingly significant in the rest of the world has long since been reality in Latin America; education as a business. To get parents to send their children to fee-paying private schools and students to attend expensive private universities, the public education system has had to be maligned...

    Defending the right to education! Latin American teachers’ unions fighting against making education a business, by Gabriela Sancho
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 July 2018

    Mexico: Teachers fight to overhaul education reform measures

    The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (SNTE) is pushing for a structural review of the 2013 education reforms introduced by outgoing president Enrique Peña Nieto.

    Mexico: Teachers fight to overhaul education reform measures
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 April 2018

    When it comes to challenges in higher education, unions make a difference

    "The austerity in public sector budgets, the decline in salaries, the threats to academic freedom, the increasingly precarious nature of work stability, the expansion of privatization, and the reduction in unionised academic staff, are some of the main challenges faced by teachers in higher education”, Nelly Stromquist, an expert in...

    When it comes to challenges in higher education, unions make a difference
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 28 March 2018

    Open access to research highlighted at CIES conference

    Education International and its affiliates’ work on open science and the publishing industry was showcased at this year’s Comparative International Education Society (CIES) conference.

    Open access to research highlighted at CIES conference
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 7 March 2018

    Mexico: SNTE Congress elects leaders and confirms unity amidst challenging times

    The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, in an extraordinary Congress, modified its statutes, including adopting a provision that 50 per cent of its leadership positions must be held by women. They elected their leadership and strengthened their commitment to achieve improved teachers’ working and living conditions and quality...

    Mexico: SNTE Congress elects leaders and confirms unity amidst challenging times
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 26 September 2017

    Mexico: Educators worldwide mourn victims, past and present

    Victims of injustice and natural catastrophes have been remembered today September 26, weeks after hurricanes and earthquakes added many to the numbers of deceased, and three years after the forced disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa.

    Mexico: Educators worldwide mourn victims, past and present
  14. Union renewal and development 22 September 2017

    Mexican teachers show their solidarity after the catastrophe

    The Mexican union SNTE, an Education International member in Mexico, is providing crucial rescue and relief assistance to the communities struck by the earthquakes of the past few weeks.

    Mexican teachers show their solidarity after the catastrophe
  15. Union renewal and development 18 August 2017

    Mexico: transforming schools into self-sustained communities

    A new project by the Mexican union SNTE aims to improve the life quality of students, teachers and their families by turning schools into self-sustained units through the integration of education and agriculture.

    Mexico: transforming schools into self-sustained communities
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 June 2017

    Mexico’s teachers’ union takes steps to ‘enrich’ the profession

    With an agreement signed with the Organisation of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture, the National Union of Education Workers is seeking to strengthen the teaching profession through new education and research programmes.

    Mexico’s teachers’ union takes steps to ‘enrich’ the profession