Category Archives: Delegations/Solidarity Tours

Honduran Teachers: Struggling for Justice

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Upon entering the room where the Women’s Network of the Honduran College of Middle School Teachers (COPEMH) was holding its workshop on Non-Sexist Pedagogy, you wouldn’t know that many of the teachers there had just heard they’d lost their jobs. … Continue reading

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Teaching for Transformation

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International Forum on Liberating Pedagogies and Resistance to Neo-liberalism Educator and student activists from 20 countries will gather in Vancouver April 12-13 to participate in the “Teaching for Transformation” (T4T) Forum on Liberating Pedagogies.

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Indeed the Pedagogy of the Oppressed

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In December 2011, CoDev coordinated a Canadian teachers’ delegation to Colombia. In the following article BC Teachers’ Federation provincial executive member Rick Guenther writes of his experiences during the delegation. I can only begin to imagine life as a union … Continue reading

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Dispatch #4: Young Worker’s Tour 2011

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Inspiration Having had some “down time” since the intensity of the young workers delegation to reflect on my experiences, I keep coming back to how inspirational our time in El Salvador was on a variety of levels. As a young … Continue reading

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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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