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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 actions of a company providing education in Uganda has been condemned after the arrest of a Canadian researcher looking into its activities.
Esmail Abdi has been released on bail after spending months behind bars.
The NASUWT has added its name to a May Day campaign calling on the Iranian government to release two Iranian teacher union leaders.
The President of the Bahraini Teachers’ Association (BTA) Madhi Abu Dheeb has told the NASUWT he is recovering well, following his release from prison.
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.
World leaders have agreed a new set of global goals after they failed to meet the Millennium pledge to achieve universal primary education by the end of 2015.
Mahdi Abu Dheeb, leader of the Bahrain teachers union, has been released from jail after five years detention.
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 continues to campaign for the release of prisoners of conscience and for justice, peace and human rights in Colombia.
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.
Omar Ali Ewado, Djibouti teacher trade unionist and human rights defender, has been released.
Leader of the Tehran branch of the Iranian Teachers' Trade Association Esmail Abdi has received six years' imprisonment by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Court.
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.
NASUWT continues to campaign in support of teachers in Iran.
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.
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.
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