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17th World Trade Union Congress

Athens, Greece – 26 January 2016 Preparation and promotion of the 17th World Trade Union Congress Dear comrades, As you have already been informed by…

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Detroit’s public schools are failing academically and nearly insolvent, leaving residents to wonder how the city can recoup its lost population

Crumbling, Destitute Schools Threaten Detroit’s Recovery http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/21/us/crumbling-destitute-schools-threaten-detroits-recovery.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=0 DETROIT — In Kathy Aaron’s decrepit public school, the heat fills the air with a moldy, rancid odor….

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Unions in unison with EC education dept regarding teacher recruitment

Unions in unison with EC education dept regarding teacher recruitment Teachers’ unions in the Eastern Cape have welcomed the provincial Education Department’s aggressive programme to…

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 Find your true balance for academic success

Koos Kwena, The New Age, Johannesburg, 21 January 2016 By now every student knows that any matric distinctions have to be left at the gate…

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Slovakia Teachers: Strike Alert

Teachers in Slovakia announced  a strike alert on January 11 because of the long-term ignoring of the teachers’  demands for adequate financing of education. Teachers…

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We condemn the Israeli attack on the Birzeit University

15/01/2016 – We condemn the Israeli attack on the Birzeit University The World Federation of Teachers Unions, FISE, member of the WFTU condemns the new provocative attack…

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Gabon : Teachers go on strike for a month

  Once again teachers in the West African state of Gabon have embarked on a month’s strike over unpaid wages. They are also demanding that…

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