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Capacity building to develop PGRI into a strong, independent, democratic and sustainable organization

published 31 January 2018 updated 31 January 2018

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Host organizations
PGRI
Cooperating organizations
Australian Education Union (AEU), Japan Teachers' Union (JTU), Lärarförbundet Sweden, Union of Education Norway, Education International Asia-Pacific
Countries
Indonesia
Start date
31 January 2018
End date
31 December 2019
Topics
Education for All;Human and Trade Union Rights;Organizing, recruiting;Status of Teachers;
Description

Four main areas of intervention. 1: Organizing and Consolidation of Membership. Continuous update and cleansing of the membership roll through the use of ICT tools and upgrading of the existing software. 2: Union Dues Collection and Financial Management. The dues collection must be systematized and standardized at all levels using the ICT tools, thereby creating efficient and transparent financial procedures and practices.. 3: Leadership and Capacity-building. Effective PGRI Policy Guidelines/Implementing Rules and Regulations adopted. Development of Sustainable program for second-line leadership at all levels. 4: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment. Strict implementation of the Constitutional requirement on gender quota (30% minimum) on leadership as well as the PGRI-EI Guidelines on the maximum participation of women (50% minimum) in all activities. Gender and Development programs must be mainstreamed in all PGRI activities. Awareness-raising and targeted skills training on gender empowerment must be institutionalized.

Goals

See Project title and description: Capacity building to develop PGRI into a strong, independent, democratic and sustainable organization in the four identified areas. A matrix is being developed for each year with Concrete objectives and targets for each area which are followed up in annual reports.

Activities

Building and deploying a robust and unique IT-infrastructure for dues Collection, manage membership, documents, profiles and records. Training of trainers to build a second-line of leadership. Gender awareness raising including a gender Task Force. Development and adaptation of a Study Circle concept to mobilize members.

Results

Implementation and Training of an IT-infrastructure for dues Collection, manage membership, documents, profiles and records. Training of 35 provincial trainers who in turn train others. Increased gender awareness including a gender Task Force. Implementing of Study Circles to mobilize members on a broad scale.