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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.
The NASUWT hosted over 100 academics, religious leaders, Iraqi trade unionists and NGOs at a special conference at TUC Headquarters, Congress House to debate Iraq’s democratic future.
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.
An incoming British Government needs to urgently change its foreign policy to Bahrain and speak out on behalf of its citizens, a teachers’ union leader has said.
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 over-use of standardised tests has changed the entire spectrum of public education across the United States, says the NEA's Kevin Gilbert.
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.
Each year the NASUWT gives an award to an overseas trade unionist who has fought to defend the rights of teachers in their country.
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 has condemned the barbarous attacks on students at Garissa University College in Kenya which left 147 dead.
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
Teachers across the globe are celebrating World Teachers' Day and calling on Governments to commit to and invest in high quality education.
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).
The National Executive of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, wishes to affirm the NASUWT’s continuing solidarity with and support for the ITU as it struggles for democracy and workers’ rights, including those of teachers.
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