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Articles from Somalia

  1. Leading the profession 21 October 2020

    “Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.

    Cherine Sabry

    Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...

    “Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 October 2019

    “Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.

    Mugwena Maluleke

    African nations actively participated in the development of the Sustainable Development Agenda that acknowledged the centrality of education in the achievement of all other plans for a better world. Like other nations of the world, they committed to the provision of a single, renewed education agenda that is holistic, ambitious...

    “Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 March 2019

    #IWD2019 #Education Voices: “Educating Girls Matters: How You Can Help Change the World”, by Kayce Freed Jennings

    Kayce Freed Jennings

    This is true: educating girls will change the world. We know that. So why, then, are there still 130 million girls out of school and what can we do about it? What can you, as educators, do about it? What can your students do?

    #IWD2019 #Education Voices: “Educating Girls Matters: How You Can Help Change the World”, by Kayce Freed Jennings
  4. Trade union rights are human rights 17 October 2017

    Education International mourns the loss of Somali teachers and students

    The aftermath of the horrific bombing of Mogadishu is being felt far from the capital as the education community expresses solidarity for colleagues lost in the violent act which has left hundreds dead.

    Education International mourns the loss of Somali teachers and students
  5. 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?
  6. Union renewal and development 23 September 2011

    Somalia: Humanitarian crisis puts schools at risk

    Reports from international aid organisations project that hundreds of thousands of Somali schoolchildren are expected to drop out from classes this month as a result of the humanitarian crisis in the country. EI’s affiliate, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), has called on the international community to provide the humanitarian...

    Somalia: Humanitarian crisis puts schools at risk
  7. Union renewal and development 12 September 2011

    UK: Teacher quits post for Somalia ministerial role

    A school support teacher from London has resigned from his job after unexpectedly being appointed as deputy prime minister of Somalia. Mohamed Ibrahim had been a learning support teacher at Newman Catholic College in Harlesden, north London, for two years when he was appointed to the post. The 64-year-old has...

    UK: Teacher quits post for Somalia ministerial role
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 September 2010

    EU-funded education support programme for Somalia launched

    A European Union-funded programme to support Somali administrations in developing a well-structured education and training system has been launched in north east and north west Somalia.

    EU-funded education support programme for Somalia launched
  9. Union growth 10 December 2009

    International Human Rights Day: EI condemns attacks on Somali graduation ceremony

    As the world marks 10 December, International Human Rights Day, Education International once again asserts that the right to education is a fundamental and inalienable right of every person, and denounces last week’s bombing of a graduation ceremony in Somalia.

    International Human Rights Day: EI condemns attacks on Somali graduation ceremony
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 January 2009

    The end of education in Somalia

    Five teachers and eight students have been killed, and nearly 30, 000 more students have been deprived of the right to education after the last schools still operating in Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu were closed in mid-October due to the unacceptable risk of violence.

    The end of education in Somalia
  11. Union growth 22 October 2008

    Somalia: the end of education

    Five teachers and eight students have been killed, and nearly 30, 000 more students have been deprived of the right to education after the last schools still operating in Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu were closed in mid-October due to the unacceptable risk of violence.

    Somalia: the end of education
  12. Standards and working conditions 10 October 2008

    EI urges Somalia to make schools safe sanctuaries

    With the country in turmoil, the public education system in a state of collapse, and teachers under attack, Education International is deeply concerned that Somali teachers and students are suffering profound violations of their rights on a daily basis.

    EI urges Somalia to make schools safe sanctuaries
  13. Standards and working conditions 7 June 2006

    Working Under Fire: being a teacher in Somalia

    The following is an article Education International (EI) received from Mr. Abdurahman Hassan Warsame, Vice-president of the Somalia National Union of Teachers (SNUT), which has applied for EI membership. EI does not currently have an affiliate in the war-torn country.

    Working Under Fire: being a teacher in Somalia