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Articles from Burkina Faso

  1. Union renewal and development 19 January 2016

    Canadian educators killed in deadly Burkina Faso attacks

    Education International has learned that members of its Quebec affiliate were among the 29 people killed during last weekend’s attack on a hotel by gunmen in Ouagadougou.

    Canadian educators killed in deadly Burkina Faso attacks
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 29 September 2015

    Burkina Faso: teachers' unions and civil society decisive in ending of the coup

    Together with union federations and other independent unions from Burkina Faso gathered within the Union Action Unit, Education International’s member unions strongly acted to end the recent coup that took place in the country.

    Burkina Faso: teachers' unions and civil society decisive in ending of the coup
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 September 2014

    Burkina Faso: EI helps teachers build quality tools

    Developing suitable teaching and learning tools was the focus of a very successful Book Development Workshop (BDW) run by the Pan African Teachers’ Centre (PATC), the Professional Development Unit within the EI Africa Region (EIRAF) in Burkina Faso recently.

    Burkina Faso: EI helps teachers build quality tools
  4. Union growth 29 July 2013

    Burkina Faso: Respect for fundamental principles and rights at work

    EI organised national training and awareness workshops on the International Labour Organisation's (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burkina Faso.

    Burkina Faso: Respect for fundamental principles and rights at work
  5. Equity and inclusion 18 February 2013

    Burkina Faso: trade union women’s congress

    The Fédération des syndicats nationaux des travailleurs de l’éducation et de la recherche (F-SYNTER), held its fourth women’s congress on 26 January in Ougadougou. The education union received financial support from German colleagues in the Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Bildung (GEW), also an EI affiliate.

    Burkina Faso: trade union women’s congress
  6. Union renewal and development 29 March 2010

    Seeds of hope: Growing a network of green schools in Burkina Faso

    Environmental education is a passion for Ouedraogo Ousséni. A teacher at Municipal School C in Kaya in the north-central region of Burkina Faso, he has been developing a plant nursery project with his Year 6 pupils since 2000.

    Seeds of hope: Growing a network of green schools in Burkina Faso
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 10 July 2007

    Burkina Faso: Pandemic stabilising but teachers still at risk

    The two teachers' unions working on the EFAIDS Programme in Burkina Faso - the National Union of Secondary and Higher Education Teachers (SNESS) and the National Union of African Teachers of Burkina (SNEAB - have commissioned a study to explore the impact of HIV and AIDS on the teaching body,...

    Burkina Faso: Pandemic stabilising but teachers still at risk