News from across the international teacher trade union movement can be found below.
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The impact of the worldwide financial crisis and the response of governments to it is having a significant effect on education around the world, according to a major study commissioned by Education International (EI) and endorsed by the NASUWT.
The manual is designed to be used by trade unions in policy advocacy, campaigns, training programmes and other activities.
Read an exclusive interview with Fred van Leeuwen, General Secretary of Education International.
Ministers must honour their commitment to stamp out the racism which is a blight on our schools
The situation facing teachers and their unions is extremely difficult following the brutal violence witnessed in the country in recent months, says Dr Roach
The campaign to get corporate to contribute to a new compensation fund for Rana Plaza victims has started.
Education International (EI) calls on all its members to request the authorities of South Korea not to cancel the registration of the Korean Teachers and Education Workers’ Union (KTU/Korea) and to amend its labour rights legislation in line with the ILO recommendations.
The NASUWT has signed a statement on the situation facing refugee children and young people in Syria.
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.
The NASUWT continues to campaign for justice, peace and human rights in Columbia. The Union's President John Rimmer has recently returned from the country.
The NASUWT is committed to international solidarity, equality and justice for all workers. The Union will continue to mark a number of key dates in the diary, and promote these dates to members, activists and schools/colleges.
NASUWT President Mick Lyons has met with education trade union leaders and activists in Australia, telling them they are the “backbone” of the country’s society.
Amnesty International is launching two films for International Human Rights Day (10 December 2013), to highlight the plight of women in Afghanistan.
Following the news of the death of nelson Mandela, NASUWT has written to our sister unions – SADTU, NAPTOSA, NTEU and SAOU – to express deepest condolences.
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 joined a demonstration outside the Zimbabwe Embassy in London to show solidarity as the country went to the polls.
NASUWT continues to support Iraqi trade unions in their fight for democracy and trade union freedom.
After a period in which their education system was the envy of the region, Zimbabwean teachers continue to face oppression with many physically beaten
The crackdown by the security forces against protests in Turkey continues.
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