ETUCE Newsletter
August 2019

Shape the Future of Europe with Teachers

An initiative from ETUCE and its member organisations to the European Parliament elections in May 2019 and a contribution to the EI Global Response. Rationale Privatisation and commercialisation trends, austerity measures, budget cuts and salary/pension/recruitment freezes in education, continue... >>>>>


Education trade unions to lead by example on gender equality in the teaching profession

Education trade unions should design and monitor explicit gender equality policies for the teaching profession, concluded the participants of the first regional seminar of the ETUCE project Social dialogue and gender equality: Empowering education trade unions to address gender equality in the teach... >>>>>


To represent the under-represented, education trade unions in Europe engage on renewal

Recognizing the changing environment and political context in which teachers and other education personnel work, on 17 January 2019, ETUCE has kicked-off a new two-year project: “YOUR TURN! Teachers for trade union renewal”. During the project lifetime (2019 and 2020) all education trade unions acro... >>>>>


Kosovo: Call for action to support public employees in education

SBASHK, ETUCE member organisation in Kosovo, reports about the Parliament vote on the Salary Bill which was strongly criticised by the education trade union and its affiliates and which is expected to be held on 31 January 2019, despite a large-scale protest action in Kosovo. >>>>>


Save the date: Early Childhood Education and Care The Nordic Way, International Conference Oslo 26 – 27 March 2019

The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and the Union of Education in Norway are hosting an International Conference entitled Early Childhood Education and Care The Nordic Way in Oslo 26-27 March 2019. Given the increased interest in pedagogies that support children’s formation of broad lif... >>>>>

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The European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) represents 131 Teacher Unions and 11 million teachers in all countries of Europe, 4.2 million teachers in the EU, from all levels of the education sector. ETUCE is a Social Partner in education at the EU level and a European Trade Union Federation within ETUC, the European Trade Union Confederation. ETUCE is the European Region of Education International, the global federation of teacher unions.

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