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Articles from Mexico

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 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?
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 February 2017

    Mexico: Union helps bridge the tech divide

    Disadvantaged schools will be provided with new technologies and IT training for teachers, an initiative of Mexico's largest education union to help its members to overcome the technology gap that divides the country.

    Mexico: Union helps bridge the tech divide
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 9 February 2017

    Mexico celebrates 100 years of education as a public right

    The SNTE, Education International’s Mexican affiliate, spared no detail to celebrate 100 years of education as a right for all citizens, at the centennial anniversary of the adoption of its national constitution.

    Mexico celebrates 100 years of education as a public right
  4. Equity and inclusion 1 December 2016

    Mexico: New guide to improve Indigenous education

    The Mexican National Union of Education Workers (SNTE), together with UNESCO, has published a ground-breaking guide for teachers to help them excel in the delivery of Indigenous education in the classroom.

    Mexico: New guide to improve Indigenous education
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 26 September 2016

    Education unions take case of missing Mexican students to the United Nations

    Six Education International affiliates from the Americas are joining forces to file a UN human rights complaint on behalf of the disappeared 43 Mexican student teachers and related rights violations of 137 others.

    Education unions take case of missing Mexican students to the United Nations
  6. Union renewal and development 22 June 2016

    Education International condemns violence against educators in Mexico

    Education International strongly condemns the escalating violence against teachers, students and citizens which resulted in 6 deaths on 19 June in Oaxaca, Mexico.

    Education International condemns violence against educators in Mexico
  7. Equity and inclusion 26 May 2016

    Mexico: indigenous teachers call for inclusive quality education

    The second Indigenous Teachers’ Parliament of Mexico has asserted the pressing need to include all educators in the fight for an integrated quality education system that recognises all cultures by beginning in the classroom.

    Mexico: indigenous teachers call for inclusive quality education
  8. Standards and working conditions 4 April 2016

    Teachers are key to quality education and successful 2030 Education Agenda

    The Teacher Target in the Sustainable Development Goals and Education 2030 must be implemented. This was one key finding from the 8th Policy Dialogue Forum - International Task Force on Teachers held in Mexico from 14-17 March.

    Teachers are key to quality education and successful 2030 Education Agenda
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education 27 January 2016

    Mexican union launches anti-privatisation programme

    Committed to defending the constitutional right to quality education, Mexican union SNTE is gearing up for a campaign to halt the spread of for-profit private education in the country.

    Mexican union launches anti-privatisation programme
  10. Union renewal and development 8 September 2015

    SNTE mobilises its membership to improve education quality in Mexico

    More than fifteen hundred teachers took part in a colloquium on public education reform organized by Mexican teachers’ union SNTE in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon,on 4 and 5 September, with thousands following the discussions on line.

    SNTE mobilises its membership to improve education quality in Mexico
  11. Standards and working conditions 11 May 2015

    Successful pay bargaining in Mexico

    National collective bargaining by the Mexican trade union SNTE has ended with a significant pay rise for education workers, in recognition of their work with the children and youth of Mexico.

    Successful pay bargaining in Mexico
  12. Union renewal and development 16 March 2015

    High-level meeting highlights common priorities of Mexican union and Education International

    The defence of quality public education and teachers’ rights are at the centre of discussions between Education International and the Mexican teachers’ union SNTE, the largest in Latin America, in view of SNTE’s application for membership with EI.

    High-level meeting highlights common priorities of Mexican union and Education International
  13. Union renewal and development 8 December 2014

    Mexico: teacher appraisal no longer linked to student performance

    Latin America’s largest teachers’ union has stood firmly behind its members through efforts to end the practice of evaluating educators based on the academic outcomes of their students.

    Mexico: teacher appraisal no longer linked to student performance
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 27 November 2014

    Mexico: 60 days and still no answers surrounding missing students

    Despite international pressure for a thorough investigation, and demonstrations that continue to sweep the country, the fate of the 43 students who disappeared two months ago in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, remains unclear.

    Mexico: 60 days and still no answers surrounding missing students
  15. Trade union rights are human rights 12 November 2014

    Mexico: EI demands full investigation into disappearance of missing student teachers

    News reports indicated a few days ago that the 43 Mexican students who disappeared in southern Mexico in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor, and are believed to have been turned over to a gang that killed them and burned their bodies before throwing some...

    Mexico: EI demands full investigation into disappearance of missing student teachers
  16. Union growth 13 September 2013

    Mexican teachers protest against reforms

    Mexican teachers have protested en masse after the government pushed through “supplementary” or “secondary” laws aimed at changing the Education Act, in particular aspects related to teachers’ careers.

    Mexican teachers protest against reforms