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  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 26 August 2022

    Nepal: Privatisation does not ensure equal access to education, more investment in public education is needed

    The Research “Lessons from the COVID- Pandemic in Nepal” analyses the impact of COVID-19 on education, highlights the role of teacher unions in protecting the rights of teachers and calls for policy measures to protect decent learning conditions for students and decent employment conditions for teachers.

    Nepal: Privatisation does not ensure equal access to education, more investment in public education is needed
  2. Standards and working conditions 20 April 2022

    Wage Bill Constraints: Hardship of Teachers in Nepal

    Prabin Kumar Acharya

    In 2020, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) directed the governments of 15 countries, including Nepal, to reduce their public expenditure. This has greatly impacted teachers after the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Wage Bill Constraints: Hardship of Teachers in Nepal
  3. Fighting the commercialisation of education 15 November 2021

    Nepal: Educators reaffirm the need for just and progressive taxation to increase public financing of education

    The need to fund education through public funding and the importance of progressive taxation to increase public resources were at the heart of a recent capacity building workshop on tax justice and education funding in Nepal. The workshop was organised by the Education International Asia-Pacific (EIAP) office for member organisations...

    Nepal: Educators reaffirm the need for just and progressive taxation to increase public financing of education
  4. Equity and inclusion 12 October 2021

    New research: IMF imposed austerity slashes three million frontline workers from world’s most fragile education and health systems

    New research by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine progress on health and education.

    New research: IMF imposed austerity slashes three million frontline workers from world’s most fragile education and health systems
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 25 September 2020

    Nepal: Education union fights for private teachers and education staff unpaid or dismissed during pandemic

    In Nepal, the Sansthagat Vidyalaya Schickshak Union Nepal (ISTU) has issued demands to the government, highlighting how the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new challenges for teachers and education staff in the private sector, and how to respond to them.

    Nepal: Education union fights for private teachers and education staff unpaid or dismissed during pandemic
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 28 July 2020

    Nepal: Union works to halt teacher dismissals, resume salary payments, and ensure safety of students and teachers

    In Nepal, an education union has highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new challenges. These include non-payment of teacher salaries by some private school employers, the psychological impact of the lockdown on students, and the challenges of online teaching.

    Nepal: Union works to halt teacher dismissals, resume salary payments, and ensure safety of students and teachers
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Resources

Name Date Type Lang

Education versus austerity

Education versus austerity-Policy brief
24 June 2022 file Download

Teacher Wage Bill Constraints: Perspectives from the Classroom

Summary
20 April 2022 file Download

The public versus austerity: Why public sector wage bill constraints must end

The public versus austerity | Full report
11 October 2021 file Download
The public versus austerity | Key findings
11 October 2021 file Download
The public versus austerity | Methodology
11 October 2021 file Download

Union Renewal in the Education Sector: Prospects for the Asia-Pacific

10 August 2021 file Download

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