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Articles from Portugal

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 9 December 2020

    Portugal: Union calls for strike to force government to negotiate

    In Portugal, the Federaçao Nacional dos Professores (FENPROF) has urged educators to go on strike on 11 December. The national action is intended to put pressure on the government and members of Parliament, demanding respect for the profession, improvement of their working and living conditions, and a solution to the...

    Portugal: Union calls for strike to force government to negotiate
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 7 December 2020

    Portugal: Education union calls for adequate framework to ensure the health and safety of teachers in risk groups

    The Federação Nacional da Educação has condemned the fact that the lack of a clear and appropriate national framework to regulate leaves during the pandemic has led to nearly all teachers belonging to high-risk groups still being present in class to teach.

    Portugal: Education union calls for adequate framework to ensure the health and safety of teachers in risk groups
  3. Trade union rights are human rights 2 December 2020

    Portugal: Teachers in high-risk groups need improved conditions and options

    The Federação Nacional da Educação (FNE) has highlighted its concerns about the safety of Portuguese teachers and education support personnel (ESP) during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially if they belong to high-risk groups.

    Portugal: Teachers in high-risk groups need improved conditions and options
  4. Fighting the commercialisation of education 19 June 2018

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter

    Nikola Wachter

    I am a teacher by training and I am concerned about the current European Union copyright reform. I am familiar with the day to day practices of preparing lessons, the search for the best picture, text snippet, piece of music or video that will help me to explain a certain...

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter
  5. 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
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre

    Teresa Nobre

    What can a teacher do in a classroom with a poem, a video, an artwork or a piece of music created by someone else? From early childhood education to higher education, literary and artistic works can be used by teachers, academics and researchers, education support personnel and students for educational...

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre
  7. Standards and working conditions 22 March 2018

    Global dialogue in support of the teaching profession

    The 8th annual International Summit on the Teaching Profession to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 22-23 March is, once again, a good opportunity to discuss the teaching profession between those who represent teachers and those who represent governments.

    Global dialogue in support of the teaching profession
  8. 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
  9. Fighting the commercialisation of education 5 June 2017

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals

    Gus Van Harten

    Imagine if governments proposed a supreme tribunal for the world. The tribunal would have the power to review anything countries can do in their sovereign role. It could review countries’ laws and regulations at any level. It could review the judgments of their highest courts.

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals
  10. 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?
  11. Standards and working conditions 17 October 2016

    Portugal: Creative celebration of educators

    Artists from a wide variety of disciplines and locations joined education unionists in Lisbon to celebrate the importance of teachers and education workers to the development of individuals and society as a whole.

    Portugal: Creative celebration of educators
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 June 2016

    Portugal: thousands voice their support for public education

    Around 80,000 Portuguese citizens have voiced their support for a strong public school system, reaffirming its primary role in promoting equal opportunities and building a future of justice, progress and development.

    Portugal: thousands voice their support for public education
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 May 2016

    Portugal: educators look to tech to innovate the classroom experience

    Surrounded by castles and classic military architecture, teachers, school directors, parents and education workers recently convened in a in a city known for its medieval charm to set their focus on the future of education.

    Portugal: educators look to tech to innovate the classroom experience
  14. Standards and working conditions 29 April 2016

    Portugal: Teachers hit hard by austerity

    Since the beginning of the economic crisis in 2008, education spending in Portugal has fallen to 3% of the Gross Domestic product, with devastating consequences for the country's school system and teaching profession.

    Portugal: Teachers hit hard by austerity
  15. Standards and working conditions 6 July 2015

    Portugal: Educators bring attention to unacceptable work conditions

    Thousands of educators and researchers came together in the streets of Lisbon for a national demonstration in defence of teacher professionalism and its connection to education quality.

    Portugal: Educators bring attention to unacceptable work conditions
  16. Union renewal and development 23 April 2014

    Portugal: Trade unions’ role in defining and delivering quality education, FNE-CEDEFOP study-visit on the role of social dialogue

    ETUCE affiliates from Portugal - FNE (Federação Nacional da Educação) in cooperation with CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Education and Training) organised a study-visit in Porto (PT) from 24 to 28 March 2014, as part of the EI/ETUCE Campaign Unite for Quality Education.

    Portugal: Trade unions’ role in defining and delivering quality education, FNE-CEDEFOP study-visit on the role of social dialogue
  17. Trade union rights are human rights 7 February 2014

    Seminar Wrap Up: Gender and Occupational Health

    The presentations held at the ETUI seminar in Porto on 23 and 24 January are online now. The seminar had the title "His and hers: justice and health in employment and the workplace" and was conducted in collaboration with Porto University.

    Seminar Wrap Up: Gender and Occupational Health