Despite the wide consensus on the fact that quality education is a key element to exit the economic and social crisis, to reduce social inequalities, to increase social well-being and democratic participation in society, education systems in many European countries are deteriorating.This documentary produced by ETUCE with support from the European Commission looked in-depth into the reality of five countries: Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Ireland, which have experienced very big cu ...
This is a comprehensive report on the more humanitarian aspect of the affects of the economic crisis on societies; this report contains only a portion of educational hinderances accounted for during the European recession that began in 2008. Additional information on the affects on education is also available on this webpage.
"Youth seem to be more divided and there is a worrying development of a growing number of young people with difficulties finding additional t ...
Federation of Education of the Trade Union Confederation of Workers’ Commissions ( FECCOO);
Federation of Education Workers of the General Workers’ Confederation ( FETE-UGT);
Federation of Education of the Galician Trade Union Confederation ( CIG-Ensino);
DOE Greek Primary Teachers’ Federation
OLME Greek Federation of Secondary School Teachers
POSDEP Pan-Hellenic Confederation of Associations of Teaching and Research Personnel
C.87 Freedom of Association and the Protection of the Right to Organise (1948) ratified 1962
C.98 Right to Organise and Collective Bargai ...
A new study by the European Parliament assesses the state of initial teacher training, early career support and continuous professional development in Europe from the perspective of teachers and teacher educations in primary schools in Europe. The European Parliament's investigation takes into account the results of the ETUCE Mini-survey on the impact of the economic crisis on t ...
Ulster Teachers’ Union (UTU-UK)
Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (SSTA)
Educational Institution of Scotland (EIS)
National Union of Teachers (NUT)
Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT)
University and College Union (UCU)
C.87 F ...
Education Section of Independent and Self-governing Trade Union Solidarity (NSZZ Solidarność),
Science Section of Independent and Self-governing Trade Union Solidarity (NSZZ Solidarność)
Polish Teachers’ Union (ZNP) part of All Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ)
Polish Academy of Sciences Trade Union, part of All Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ)
Education Section of the Free Trade Unio ...
BLBS Bundesverband des Lehrerinnen und Lehrer an Beruflichen Schulen (German Association of Vocational Schools)
GEW Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (German Union of Education and Science)
VBE Verband Bildung und Erziehung (Association for Education)
C.87 Freedom of Association and the Protection of the Right to Organise (1948) ra ...
The new National Sheets on Education Budgets in Europe: 2014 reveal that 2 out of 3 countries/regions in Europe are increasing their education budget for 2014 by more than 1 % at current prices. Conversely, 7 countries decreased their budgets by more than 1 %. Overall, statistics reveal that budget differences between countries are increasing.
The report covers 34 education systems across 29 European countries – most EU Member States, as well as Iceland, Norway, Montenegro and Turke ...
Trade Unions in the Education Sector
Swedish Teachers’ Union (Lärarförbundet); Teachers and head of schools, from pre-primary to tertiary education in both the public and private sectors, affiliated to the Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees (TCO) and Education International
Membership 230,000 (82% female)
National Union of Teachers in Sweden (Lärarnas Riksförb ...
Trade Unions or Associations in the Education Sector
Trade Union of Teachers (PSZ) , affiliated to SZEF, and member of ETUCE and EI
Membership : 2008 – 58, 953; 2012- 46, 317 (Source PSZ)
Democratic Trade Union of Teachers (PDSZ), affiliated to LIGA, ETUCE and EI
Membership 6,000 (Source EIRO)
Trade Union of Employees of Higher Education (FDSZ) affiliated to ÉSZT, ETUCE and EI
Membership 7000 (Source EIRO) ...
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