Information about the TUESWU
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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One year ago, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, which resulted in huge human losses, displacement of the population, humanitarian crisis, destruction of critical infrastructure, educational and medical facilities, and global changes in the lives of Ukrainians.Read more »
According to a GoGlobal study, 54% of Ukrainian teachers experience professional burnout, and 75% of schoolchildren show signs of stress.Read more »
From the first days of the full-scale war in Ukraine, a massive wave of internally displaced persons from all over the country have fled to the western regions. A considerable number of these people, including the members of trade union, were settled in educational institutions.Read more »
Data as of December 24, 2022 on damage (destruction) of property and premises of research and higher education institutions is as follows: not damaged – 228, partly damaged – 91, totally damaged – 4, data missing – 11 (located at temporary occupied areas).Read more »
According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as of December 20, 2022 the number of refugees fled Ukraine for other countries since 24.02.2022 is more than 16,6 million persons.Read more »
Russian invasion to Ukraine has caused a set of serious problems in Ukrainian education. First of all, this concerns the forced displacement of a significant number of the Ukrainian population and the destruction and damage to educational institutions as a result of hostilities.Read more »
More than 8 months, the full-scale war of Russia against the Ukrainian people has been going on.Read more »
Statement of the Trade Union of Education and Science Workers of Ukraine Regarding Unacceptability of Pressure on Teachers in the Temporarily Occupied TerritoriesRead more »
There are 12,910 schools in Ukraine now.
According to the report of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, more than a quarter of Ukrainian schools (3,500) this year will work in full-time mode, and almost 4,500 will study in mixed form. Other schools will study in online mode.Read more »