All teacher trade unions are now on strike in Norway. The two main reasons are the lack of qualified teachers, and salaries.Teacher strike in Norway!
The organisational development of unions is at the core of all UEN cooperation projects. The Norwegian union focuses on three key areas: social dialogue, gender equality and equity, and capacity building.UEN Norway: Organisational development as the first step towards strong unions
In Norway, schools and kindergartens have been closed since the middle of March. Only children whose parents have a socio-critical profession have been attending. The Government has decided that early childhood institutions will open April 20th and grade 1 - 4 one week later."Teachers rising to the challenge of a global pandemic", by Steffen Handal.
Educators in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden are using well-developed social dialogue channels and information technology to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.Education unions in Nordic countries join forces with public authorities to fight COVID-19 pandemic
Examples of the work done by Education International and its member organisations in different parts of the world since the Beijing Platform for Action was adopted in 1995, demonstrate the power of taking collective action to find collective solutions.Beijing +25: "Making the Promise of Beijing a Reality for Learners and for Education Sector Workers."
Under the slogan “We educate Norway”, the Union of Educators of Norway (UEN) has adopted an ambitious policy agenda that will shape the future of education in the country.Norway: Utdanningsforbundet sets path for the next 4 years
Development Cooperation Projects
- Host organizations
- University of SouthEastern Norway (USN)
- Cooperating organizations
- Danmarks Lærerforening, The Trade Union of Finland (OAJ), The Icelandic Teacher Union, Lärarförbundet, University of SouthEastern Norway (USN)
- Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Norway
- Start date
- 2 August 2020
- End date
- 1 August 2023
- Postboks 1025 Sentrum 0104 Oslo
- Postboks 8783, Youngstorget 0028 Oslo
- PB 9191 Gronland N-0134 Oslo