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Caribbean Union of Teachers

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The Caribbean Union of Teachers is an Education International umbrella body for teachers in the Caribbean, from Bermuda in the north to Suriname in the south. This sub-regional structure enables our member organisations to collaborate, sharing knowledge and strategies to promote quality education and strengthen unions.

  1. Equity and inclusion

    On the Move for Equality | EI’s First World Women’s Conference

    Conference Report

    14 March 2011

    On the Move for Equality, EI’s first world women’s conference took place in Bangkok, Thailand, 20-23 January, 2011. This report outlines the discussions and outcomes of this ground-breaking event.

    On the Move for Equality | EI’s First World Women’s Conference
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  2. Democracy

    Schools shall be safe sanctuaries

    Education International declaration on violent political and military attacks against education institutions, students, teachers, academics and all other education personnel

    11 March 2022

    This declaration voices the collective demand by teachers and their unions worldwide that the international community take action to ensure that education is both protected in conflicts and enabled to realize its potential as a force for peace in the world.

    Schools shall be safe sanctuaries
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  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 October 2021

    Statement on the International Day of the Girl 2021 | Digital Generation. Our Generation

    This year’s commemorations of the International Day of the Girl (October 11th) will highlight the ‘digital realities and the solutions [girls] need to excel on their diverse pathways as technologists for freedom of expression, joy, and boundless potential ’.

    Statement on the International Day of the Girl 2021 | Digital Generation. Our Generation
  4. Climate action and literacy

    Teach for the Planet | An Education Unionist’s Guide to Climate Education Advocacy

    Alanah Torralba

    30 September 2021

    We can still avoid the worst consequences of climate change if we start making critical changes today. This is where teachers can make a difference: by educating students and their communities about the pathways to a more livable and equitable future.

    Teach for the Planet | An Education Unionist’s Guide to Climate Education Advocacy
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  5. Standards and working conditions 29 June 2011

    Teachers in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago join pay protests

    Graduate teachers on the Caribbean islands of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago are taking protest action over their salaries. More than 800 teachers, who are all graduates of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT), are still being paid as assistant teachers, despite the fact that they have been awarded...

    Teachers in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago join pay protests
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 8 June 2021

    The Caribbean Union of Teachers stands up for students on school examinations amid the pandemic

    The Caribbean Union of Teachers has been advocating for 2021 examinations in the region to be adapted to the challenging situation crated by the prolonged educational disruption. At the end of May, the umbrella organisation of teachers’ unions in the region won a first victory as the Caribbean Examinations Council...

    The Caribbean Union of Teachers stands up for students on school examinations amid the pandemic
  7. Future of work in education

    The Global Report on the Status of Teachers 2021

    Greg Thompson

    12 October 2021

    The status of teachers remains a concern in many jurisdictions. Teachers are aware that holding the same qualifications or levels of training as other professions does not bring the same status, despite teaching and facilitating learning being complex work that requires significant expertise.

    The Global Report on the Status of Teachers 2021
    1. The Global Report on the Status of Teachers
    2. The Global Report on the Status of Teachers | Summary
  8. Trade union rights are human rights 20 March 2006

    Trinidad & Tobago: Security concerns lead to protests

    Members of EI affiliate the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) are being supported by parents in their protest over security concerns at schools.

    Trinidad & Tobago: Security concerns lead to protests
  9. Standards and working conditions 24 September 2007

    Trinidad and Tobago: Teachers celebrate pay settlement

    Members of EI affiliate the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers' Association (TTUA) are celebrating after their demand for a 100 per cent pay adjustment for teachers was met.

    Trinidad and Tobago: Teachers celebrate pay settlement
  10. Equity and inclusion 13 June 2022

    Using women’s power for change: Education unionists come together for the 4th Education International World Women’s Conference

    From 13 to 16 June, record numbers of women education unionists from around the world are coming together online for the 4th Education International World Women’s Conference. Under the theme, “Using Women’s Power for Change”, the Conference is a festival of ideas, experiences, and strategies to advance gender equality in...

    Using women’s power for change: Education unionists come together for the 4th Education International World Women’s Conference
  11. Equity and inclusion

    Women in Trade Unions and in Education: From Words to Action | 2nd Education International World Women's Conference

    Conference Report

    15 May 2014

    The second EI World Women’s Conference – Women in Trade Unions and in Education: From Words to Action - took place in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, April 7th-9th 2014, and focused on some of the issues that negatively affect women within education trade unions, and women and girls within education...

    Women in Trade Unions and in Education: From Words to Action | 2nd Education International World Women's Conference
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  12. Leading the profession 21 September 2021

    World Teachers’ Day 2021 | Always present: Paying tribute, taking action

    The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll on education. Beyond school closures and lost learning, countless educators, union members, and leaders of our profession have died. The losses are staggering. Every day we receive notices from around the globe of colleagues who are no longer with us.

    World Teachers’ Day 2021 | Always present: Paying tribute, taking action