News - Country: Colombia - Theme: Status of Teachers

Colombia: Employment and rights at heart of union activity (19 February 2013)

On 6 February, EI’s affiliate, Federación Colombiana de Educadores (FECODE), organised a demonstration calling for free public education, respect for the teaching profession, and quality health services for teachers. More than 6,000 demonstrators marched through the capital, Bogotá, to demand an end to the privatisation of education covertly promoted by central government.