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Articles from Portugal

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 June 2013

    Portugal: Teachers hold anti-cuts demo in Lisbon

    Thousands of Portuguese teachers held a protest against the government’s new policies for public schools on 15 June in Lisbon. This demonstration is part of the industrial action plan proposed by all teacher unions against the government’s decision to cut spending in the education sector.

    Portugal: Teachers hold anti-cuts demo in Lisbon
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 January 2013

    Portugal: teachers march for better working conditions

    The Federação Nacional Dos Professores (FENPROF) has organised a demonstration on 26 January in Lisbon, Portugal. The union wishes to challenge new measures imposed by the government.

    Portugal: teachers march for better working conditions
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 March 2012

    Portugal: unions demand new social policy

    On 22 March, Portugal woke up to a general strike, supported by EI’s affiliate, Federaçao Nacional dos Professores (FENPROF). The devastating cuts to essential public services, including education, have essentially become an attack on the Portuguese people. Unions and civil society demand new social policy and a change in direction...

    Portugal: unions demand new social policy
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 March 2012

    VET vital in times of crisis, say European education unionists

    EI European region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) organised, in cooperation with the European Trade Union Institute, a Seminar on Inclusive Vocational Education and Training (VET) during the Economic Crisis, held in Sesimbra, Portugal, from 8-10 March. This event aimed at providing education unions with information on...

    VET vital in times of crisis, say European education unionists
  5. Standards and working conditions 28 September 2007

    Portugal: Teachers demand better working conditions

    Against the backdrop of a campaign to assess the image of the teacher in society, EI affiliate FENPROF will commemorate World Teachers Day, a public holiday on October 5th, with a large meeting in Lisbon from 3pm onwards.

    Portugal: Teachers demand better working conditions
  6. Standards and working conditions 16 October 2006

    Nationwide strike in Portugal from 17-18 Oct to defend the teaching profession

    A two-day strike will be held from 17-18 October by education workers from all over Portugal to protest against the lack of negotiation in the forthcoming reform of teachers' career and working conditions.

    Nationwide strike in Portugal from 17-18 Oct to defend the teaching profession