Union renewal and development 29 November 2021
Benin: New website strengthens union’s capacity and services to members
Thanks to financial support from Education International’s Regional Office for Africa (EIRAF), the Syndicat national des enseignants des écoles maternelles du Bénin (SYNAEM-Bénin) has built a website with a feature that enables educators to join the union and pay their dues online.Benin: New website strengthens union’s capacity and services to members
Union growth 21 October 2020
“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Trade union rights are human rights 19 August 2020
Benin: joint action by education unions on COVID-19 prevention along with inclusive education and boosting union leadership role
Two unions from Benin affiliated to Education International have decided to join forces to raise awareness among their members on prevention and protection against COVID-19 and on inclusive education and building the role of union leadership within the context of the pandemic in public sector nursery and primary schools. For...Benin: joint action by education unions on COVID-19 prevention along with inclusive education and boosting union leadership role
Trade union rights are human rights 8 April 2020
Benin: Backdoor privatisation of education under COVID-19
Although the Beninese public authorities have declared the closure of the country’s schools, pupils and teachers must nevertheless resume classes on 14 April. The public authorities have also taken the decision to recruit teaching staff through interim agencies, to which education unions strongly oppose.Benin: Backdoor privatisation of education under COVID-19
Trade union rights are human rights 20 March 2020
Francophone Africa: Lack of consultation with education unions creates uncertainty as to how learning can continue during COVID-19 school closures
Education unions in Francophone Africa are dismayed at the lack of consultation in government decisions to close all education establishments to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The unions representing teachers and education support personnel report that they had not been consulted on the best ways to ensure quality...Francophone Africa: Lack of consultation with education unions creates uncertainty as to how learning can continue during COVID-19 school closures
Leading the profession 17 October 2019
“Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
African nations actively participated in the development of the Sustainable Development Agenda that acknowledged the centrality of education in the achievement of all other plans for a better world. Like other nations of the world, they committed to the provision of a single, renewed education agenda that is holistic, ambitious...“Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
Development Cooperation Projects
Fabrication des jeux et jouets à partir des matériels locaux
- Host organizations
- Syndicat National des Enseignants des Ecoles Maternelles du BENIN (SYNAEM/B)
- Cooperating organizations
- CTF/FCE member organizations
- Start date
- 1 April 2019
- End date
- 31 March 2020
Syndicat National de l'Enseignement Primaire Public du BéninSNEP-Béninhttp://www.snep.csfef.org tel: +229 97041574 fax: +229 220.127.116.111 B.P. 1234 Porto-Novo
Syndicat National des Enseignants des Ecoles Maternelles du BéninSYNAEMBP 155 Lokossa Mono
Syndicat National des Enseignants et Employés du Secondaire PrivéSYNESPtel: +229 18.104.22.168 tel: +229 22.214.171.124 fax: +229 126.96.36.19905 B.P. 560 Cotonou
Syndicat National des Professeurs des Enseignements SecondairesSYNAPEStel: +229 188.8.131.52 tel: +229 184.108.40.206 fax: +229 220.127.116.1103 B.P. 932 Cotonou
Syndicat National des Professeurs des Lycées et CollègesSYNAPROLYC01 B.P. 261 Porto-Novo