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Cooperation Projects

Current Cooperation Projects

  1. Gambia

    Mentoring and mobile phones to support young women teachers in The Gambia

    2021 - 2022
    Funded by the Government of Canada and this collaboration between the GTU and the CTF/FCE, linked 48 young women teachers in rural and remote areas of The Gambia with 12 more experienced colleagues in a mentee-mentor relationship (4 mentees for each mentor) to form a personal and professional support network....
    Mentoring and mobile phones to support young women teachers in The Gambia
  2. Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

    John Thomson Fellowship programme (Africa)

    2022 - 2025
    Train selected union representatives, including leadership in various aspects of unionism.
    John Thomson Fellowship programme (Africa)
  3. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda

    Social dialogue and quality education in East Africa

    2022 - 2025
    The project has national as well as regional elements. The national elements are described in separate counrty sheets (Rwanda, Burundi and Zanzibar). The regional elements consist in 1-2 regional annual conferences for all the teacher unions, and they deal with themes such as education policy, strategy development, teachers’ working conditions,...
    Social dialogue and quality education in East Africa
  4. Burundi

    Développement d'une zone libre de tout travail d'enfants à Rukaramu

    2021 - 2022
    Depuis 2021, la Fondation Fair Childhood de la GEW et l'IE soutiennent le développement par le STEB d'une zone libre de tout travail d'enfants à Rukamaru
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  5. Swaziland

    Strengthening the capacity of the SNAT to defend trade union rights in Eswatini

    2020 - 2021
    The Kingdom of Eswatini is the last absolute monarchy in the world, where political dissent and trade union activity have been very difficult for decades. Despite the challenging operating environment, teachers are one of the most active professional groups in Eswatini trade union movement. The project seeks to strengthen the...
    Strengthening the capacity of the SNAT to defend trade union rights in Eswatini