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Patrick Pleul
Patrick Pleul

Standards and working conditions

Our work in this area

  1. Publications and Research

    Teacher supply, recruitment and retention in six Anglophone Sub-Saharan African countries

    Dennis Sinyolo
    19 December 2007

    The purpose of this survey was to investigate teacher supply, teacher attrition, teacher remuneration and motivation, teacher absenteeism and union involvement in policy development in six Anglophone African countries: The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Tanzania Uganda and Zambia.

    Teacher supply, recruitment and retention in six Anglophone Sub-Saharan African countries
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  2. News 24 October 2007

    Senegal: 72-hour strike to make government fulfil its promises

    Starting today, Senegalese teachers in primary and secondary public schools are on a 72-hour strike to make the government fulfil its promises on research and housing allowances.

    Senegal: 72-hour strike to make government fulfil its promises
  3. News 19 October 2007

    South Africa: Teachers Reject Salary Offer

    EI affiliate the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) had rejected the government's proposals on a new teacher payment regime which would link remuneration with performance.

    South Africa: Teachers Reject Salary Offer
  4. News 12 October 2007

    Cameroon: SYNTESPRIC members demonstrated for better job security

    On 5 October, World Teachers' Day, members of the Syndicat des Travailleurs des Etablissements scolaires privés du Cameroun (SYNTESPRIC) held a demonstration to demand the government ratify their collective agreement.

    Cameroon: SYNTESPRIC members demonstrated for better job security
  5. News 9 October 2007

    DRC: strikes suspended after successful negotiations

    EI affiliate, the Syndicat des enseignants du Congo (SYECO), has called off its strike on 8 October after a successful negotiation with the government.

    DRC: strikes suspended after successful negotiations
  6. News 8 October 2007

    Bulgaria: Teachers on indefinite strike for better wages

    EI member organisations from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) which met from 4-6 Oct in Riga for the EI CEE Round Table declared their support for their Bulgarian colleagues. EI affiliates in Bulgaria, SEB and PODKREPA, launched a nation-wide protest and indefinite strike on 24 September for better wages.

    Bulgaria: Teachers on indefinite strike for better wages
  7. News 5 October 2007

    On World Teachers' Day, Barometer highlights teachers' rights, education quality

    On World Teachers' Day and all year round, Education International's latest Barometer of Human and Trade Union Rights provides objective and insightful analysis of the quality of education and the respect for human and trade union rights around the world.

    On World Teachers' Day, Barometer highlights teachers' rights, education quality
  8. News 28 September 2007

    Portugal: Teachers demand better working conditions

    Against the backdrop of a campaign to assess the image of the teacher in society, EI affiliate FENPROF will commemorate World Teachers Day, a public holiday on October 5th, with a large meeting in Lisbon from 3pm onwards.

    Portugal: Teachers demand better working conditions
  9. News 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