11-08-2016

History and general information

The Trade Union of Education and Science Workers of Ukraine was established in September 1990, however, it continues the rich history of the teachers’ trade union movement in Ukraine whose origins date back to the beginning of the 20th century. The first national teachers’ union was set up in 1919 and underwent several reorganisations during next 70 years.

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04-08-2022

Recently, on 19 July the Ukrainian Parliament approved the draft law No 5371 «On Amendments To Some Legislative Acts Regarding Simplification Of Regulation of Labour Relations in Sphere of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Reduction of Administrative Burden on Business», which deprives the workers of the Ukrainian companies of one of their fundamental rights – the right to labour protection and collective bargaining.

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03-08-2022

On July 13-17, 2022, the 87th National Convention of the American Federation of Teachers, was held in Boston, USA. The theme of the event was «Reclaim Our Future: Fighting for the Promise of a Better America».

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03-08-2022

For more than five months of war in Ukraine, the Trade Union of Education and Science Workers of Ukraine provided financial and humanitarian assistance for trade union members.

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23-05-2022

The number of killed children compared to the data on the morning of May 22 has not changed and is 232, the number of injured has increased by 1 to 431 since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

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09-05-2022

Ukrainians are fighting for their freedom and independence for more than two months. Every Ukrainian child is affected by the war. Because of air raid sirens and missile strikes all over Ukraine children live in continuing stress. 

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15-04-2022

Ukraine have been resisting russia’s brutal aggression for a 50th day. As of April 14, 1014 educational institutions in Ukraine were damaged by shelling and bombing, 91 of them were totally destroyed.

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04-04-2022

The Trade Union of Education and Science Workers of Ukraine addresses the international community to draw the attention of the world to the terrorist actions that are happening in Ukraine in the education sphere during this ruthless war.

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03-04-2022

1/ Are there still schools and high schools open in Ukraine (for example in the west of the country)?

No, there are no schools opened in Ukraine as military situation is declared throughout the country and bombings are carried out by russian army all over the country even in the western part.

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30-03-2022

Good morning, dear colleagues!

Unfortunately, for my country already for more than a month – mornings are not good. And I’m here to speak on behalf of all Ukrainian educators, all Ukrainians.

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