Category Archives: Education

Event: Stories from the Frontlines of the Honduran Teachers’ Struggle

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CoDev invites you to hear from Honduran teachers’ union member Dilcia Diaz, a coordinator with the CoDev supported Non-Sexist Pedagogy program. Hear from a front line activist

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Cordoba, Colombia: A dangerous place to be a union leader

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Guest Blogger Irene Lanzinger, B.C. Federation of Labour, shares a report from a recent CoDev delegation to Colombia. On Friday, December 2, Domingo Ayala, the president of the Teachers’ Union of Cordoba (ADEMACOR) walked into our hotel lobby. He was … Continue reading

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A changing role for Cuba’s unions in the new economy

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Guest Blogger: Larry Kuehn: Director, BCTF International Solidarity Program – one of CoDev’s Canadian Partners. The Cuban government announced last year that 500,000 workers currently employed by the state—approximately 10 percent of the Cuban workforce—will lose those jobs over the … Continue reading

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Peru Elects a New President

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What does Ollanta Humala’s victory mean to Peruvian Educators and Education? The election June 5th of centre-left presidential candidate Ollanta Humala of the Peruvian National Party could signify important changes for CoDev’s partner, the Peruvian Education Workers’ Union (SUTEP) and … Continue reading

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Take Action: Honduran Human Rights Under Attack

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Here at CoDev there is always the possibility that we will check our emails and receive news from our partners that their livelihoods and lives are at risk. Unfortunately this isn’t as infrequent an event as we would like it … Continue reading

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