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Articles from Romania

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 30 April 2020

    Romania: Distance learning to be used until the end of the 2019-2020 school year

    While all educational facilities in Romania are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federation of Free Unions in Education is ensuring that the current school year can be concluded under the best possible educational and health conditions and the return to school in September can be carried out in...

    Romania: Distance learning to be used until the end of the 2019-2020 school year
  2. Equity and inclusion 20 September 2019

    European education trade unions address gender equality through social dialogue project

    The European Trade Union Committee for Education, the European region of Education International, wraps up successful project on social dialogue and gender equality in teaching by launching research findings and a good practice database at Bucharest Conference.

    European education trade unions address gender equality through social dialogue project
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 1 December 2017

    Romania: teachers among the voices demanding that the government respect Justice

    Corruption fears remain high as Romanian teachers joined mass demonstrations demanding the government withdraw three justice reform projects, which are aimed at stripping prosecutors of their legal power.

    Romania: teachers among the voices demanding that the government respect Justice
  8. Standards and working conditions 4 July 2017

    New OECD report critical of Romania’s education system

    Welcomed by the Free Trade Union Federation in Education, the report echoes many of the union’s concerns, from high-stakes testing to the need for greater teacher autonomy, in an in-depth examination of the education system.

    New OECD report critical of Romania’s education system
  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 29 May 2017

    Romania: 65th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

    Education International welcomes the move by Romania to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, a commitment to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war.

    Romania: 65th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration
  11. 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?
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 March 2014

    Romania: Roundtable on quality Education

    ALMA-MATER organised together with two other ETUCE Member Organisations in Romania, FSLE and FSI Spiru Haret, a roundtable with students and parents’ organisations to discuss quality education.

    Romania: Roundtable on quality Education
  13. Union renewal and development 25 February 2014

    Round table meeting in Bucharest on the potentials of social dialogue

    On 20 February 2014 ETUCE held its first out of six roundtable meetings within its new project “Promoting the potentials of the European sectoral social dialogue in education by addressing new challenges and exploring experience and knowledge”.

    Round table meeting in Bucharest on the potentials of social dialogue
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2013

    Romania: Thousands of teachers marching through Bucharest for better wages

    On Wednesday, 6th November 2013, more than 10,000 Romanian teachers affiliated with FSLE (ETUCE MO) marched through Bucharest to demand better wages and working conditions and an end to political interference in education. Teachers whistled, held banners and yelled: “Solidarity!”, “Without education, any nation would die!”.

    Romania: Thousands of teachers marching through Bucharest for better wages
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 November 2013

    Romania: Teachers strike for better working and living conditions

    Ten thousand teachers affiliated to the Fédération des syndicats libres de l’enseignement (FSLE), one of EI’s national affiliates, marched through Bucharest on 6 November. They were demanding better wages and working conditions and an end to political interference in education.

    Romania: Teachers strike for better working and living conditions
  16. Standards and working conditions 1 October 2010

    European teacher unions resist attacks on public education

    Teacher unionists from Central and Eastern European (CEE) have adopted a declaration following a roundtable meeting in Bucharest, Romania, in which they have shared concerns about the effects of the economic crisis on funding for education and, in particular, on teachers' salaries.

    European teacher unions resist attacks on public education
  17. Union growth 7 June 2006

    Romania: Teachers ask president to mediate conflict

    Romanian EI affiliate Fédération des Syndicats de l’Enseignement SPIRU-HARET have demanded President Traian Basescu to once again intervene in their relations with the government, as the agreement reached with the government after their last protest has not been respected.

    Romania: Teachers ask president to mediate conflict