Articles from Togo
Leading the profession 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.
Union renewal and development 14 October 2020
Member organisations celebrate World Teachers’ Day
Member organisations celebrate World Teachers’ DayMember organisations celebrate World Teachers’ Day
Fighting the commercialisation of education 26 August 2020
Togo: Education union calls for improvements to living and working conditions of private-sector teachers
The Fédération des syndicats de l'Éducation nationale (FESEN) has urged Togolese education ministers to tackle the issue of insecurity affecting teachers in the private sector so that “their ordeal can come to an end.”Togo: Education union calls for improvements to living and working conditions of private-sector teachers
Equity and inclusion 19 August 2020
Teacher unions raise awareness on child labour amidst Covid-19
Child labour amidst Covid19Teacher unions raise awareness on child labour amidst Covid-19
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.
Equity and inclusion 20 June 2018
On the importance of education for young refugees, by Gloria Ihirwe Ntakirutinka
Gloria Ihirwe Ntakirutinka
On the occasion of World Refugee Day, Gloria Ihirwe Ntakirutinka, a young Rwandan refugee pursuing higher education in Senegal, shares her experience and her fight for access to higher education for refugees.On the importance of education for young refugees, by Gloria Ihirwe Ntakirutinka
Standards and working conditions 24 November 2017
Togo: education trade unions join forces to improve teachers' living and working conditions
Public sector primary and secondary education teachers embarked on a three-day strike to obtain better living and working conditions from the Togolese government.Togo: education trade unions join forces to improve teachers' living and working conditions
Equity and inclusion 19 May 2017
Women Teachers in Africa
Nelly P. Stromquist
A balanced representation of men and women teachers in the classroom creates a healthy environment, where children and youth have access to the wisdom and guidance of adults with varying experiences, attitudes, and skills. The presence of women teachers in two regions of the world, however, is quite weak. In...Women Teachers in Africa
Fighting the commercialisation of education 1 May 2017
This May Day, why not try solidarity?
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?
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 March 2017
Togo: Dialogue secures positive changes to education system
Teacher trade unionists in Togo have welcomed measures announced by the public authorities to support primary and secondary education, acknowledging that education is the cornerstone of a more just society and the country's development.Togo: Dialogue secures positive changes to education system
Equity and inclusion 25 November 2015
African educators united for diversity in education
Leaders of education unions in francophone West Africa discussed a rights-based approach to inclusive education, particularly of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and intersex people.African educators united for diversity in education
Union renewal and development 23 March 2009
Africa: Unions to remind governments that education is central in the achievements of Millenium Development Goals
The Education International Africa Regional Committee (EIARC) held its annual meeting in Lomé, Togo, from 16th-18th March. The representatives of the six zones of the African Region reviewed activities of the last year.Africa: Unions to remind governments that education is central in the achievements of Millenium Development Goals