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Omar Ali Ewado, Deputy General Secretary of the Union of Primary School Teachers (SEP) in Djibouti, has just been sentenced to three months in prison following what has been described as ‘relentless government harassment’ since December 2015.
Each year the NASUWT gives an award to an overseas trade unionist who has fought to defend the rights of teachers in their country.
Witney Chavez, who led the largest teachers union in Colombia for 12 years speaks to International Solidarity magazine about the situation in the country.
NASUWT continues to campaign in support of teachers in Iran.
There has been a significant shift in the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) international development strategy since 2010. DFID’s strategy increasingly promotes open markets and private sector involvement in the design and delivery of services
General Secretary writes letter to highlight concerns about the Bermuda Teachers' Association.
The NASUWT has today published a report examining the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) international development strategy, particularly in relation to education.
The NASUWT is calling on the regime in Bahrain to respect human rights and to end the the abuse, torture, detention and intimidation of teacher trade unionists.
NASUWT continues to support Iraqi trade unions in their fight for democracy and trade union freedom.
The NASUWT took a delegation of teachers to the 7th Education International World Congress in Ottawa, Canada between 21 and 26 July 2015.
The NASUWT has witnessed first-hand the desperate situation affecting refugees from Syria and Iraq who have fled the onslaught of the Islamic State (ISIS) since August 2014.
NASUWT attended the Education International Congress in Ottawa.
The NASUWT continues to campaign for the release of prisoners of conscience and for justice, peace and human rights in Colombia.
World Day against Child Labour is celebrated on the 12th June every year by Education International (EI) and its member organisations.
The NASUWT is supporting Burma Campaign UK in its call to release two trade unionists jailed for asking for a pay rise for garment workers.
The Global Action Week (GAW) is one of the key events organized by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), a broad-based coalition uniting trade unions, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), institutions and community based organizations engaged in education.
The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, has called for the unconditional release of a teachers’ trade union leader on the fourth anniversary of his imprisonment by the Bahraini authorities.
The NASUWT joined a global trade union delegation led by the ITUC to observe and report on the 6 February court hearing of five Turkish trade union leaders accused of organising the 2014 May Day rally in Taksim Square, Istanbul.
Information about VSO volunteering opportunities for NASUWT members
The NASUWT is deeply concerned about the latest events in Iraq, following regular updates from our sister unions the Iraqi Teachers’ Union (ITU) and the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union (KTU).
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