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Campaign for justice for human rights defender in Djibouti29/01/2016 16:21

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.

International Solidarity Award25/01/2016 11:08

Each year the NASUWT gives an award to an overseas trade unionist who has fought to defend the rights of teachers in their country.

Colombia Solidarity20/01/2016 10:51

Witney Chavez, who led the largest teachers union in Colombia for 12 years speaks to International Solidarity magazine about the situation in the country.

Iran - Repression of Teachers Intensifies22/12/2015 10:18

NASUWT continues to campaign in support of teachers in Iran.

International Development: education, privatisation, equality and social justice - An initial review of the work of DFID (UK)03/12/2015 10:01

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

NASUWT writes to Bermuda Premier over plight of teachers25/11/2015 8:53

General Secretary writes letter to highlight concerns about the Bermuda Teachers' Association.

International development funds must secure universal access to quality education for all15/10/2015 9:52

The NASUWT has today published a report examining the Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) international development strategy, particularly in relation to education.

Support teachers in Bahrain09/10/2015 14:20

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.

Iraq - The fight for trade union freedom continues21/08/2015 11:50

NASUWT continues to support Iraqi trade unions in their fight for democracy and trade union freedom.

NASUWT raises key issues for teachers at World Congress11/08/2015 11:06

The NASUWT took a delegation of teachers to the 7th Education International World Congress in Ottawa, Canada between 21 and 26 July 2015.

NASUWT sees devastation caused by Islamic State10/08/2015 16:08

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.

Speeches and Motions presented by NASUWT to EI World Congress10/08/2015 10:31

NASUWT attended the Education International Congress in Ottawa.

NASUWT continues to campaign for justice for Colombian trade unionists10/08/2015 10:07

The NASUWT continues to campaign for the release of prisoners of conscience and for justice, peace and human rights in Colombia.

NASUWT marks World Day Against Child Labour10/06/2015 14:06

World Day against Child Labour is celebrated on the 12th June every year by Education International (EI) and its member organisations.

Call to free jailed trade unionists in Burma19/05/2015 15:05

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.

Global Action Week begins on April 2623/04/2015 9:06

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.

NASUWT denounces continued imprisonment of Bahraini teachers leader06/04/2015 11:07

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.

NASUWT supports Turkish trade unions26/03/2015 9:28

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.

Opportunities for NASUWT members with VSO19/12/2014 15:31

Information about VSO volunteering opportunities for NASUWT members

Update on Iraq04/07/2014 14:03

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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