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.
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.
The Namibia National Teachers' Union has denounced the private sector role in the pre-primary sector, and demanded that qualified teachers be recruited in this education sector.Namibia: Private influence in early childhood education and need to hire qualified teachers
As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.This May Day, why not try solidarity?
Educators in Namibia are preparing to go on strike to demand a further increase in their salaries, as well as improved conditions of service.Namibia: educators demand salary increase
The Namibia National Teachers’ Union (NANTU), EI’s national affiliate, has applauded the Ministry of Education’s decision to provide free and compulsory education at primary level.Namibia: Free and compulsory primary education for all
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