The series of interviews titled “The European sectoral social dialogue in education (ESSDE).  We present your delegate from ..... !”  aims to show who the people are behind this continuous and important work in Brussels representing the interests of teachers’’ unions in the twenty eight EU countries. Today, we present your delegate from Malta.

In light of its member organisation’s efforts regarding the integration and inclusion of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in education, the ETUCE Secretariat wishes to draw member organisations’ attention to the Migrant Education Week.

The European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) supports the “Healthy Workplaces for All Ages”-campaign’ of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). The new campaign, addressing the challenges of an ageing workforce in order to promote a sustainable working life, was launched on 15 April 2016 by European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen. The campaign aims “to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing and the importance of prevention throughout the whole working life”.

The series of interviews titled “The European sectoral social dialogue in education (ESSDE).  We present your delegate from ..... !”  aims to show who the people are behind this continuous and important work in Brussels representing the interests of teachers’’ unions in the twenty eight EU countries. Today, we present your delegate from Slovenia.

More transparency and improved communication shall increase ETUCE member organisations’ awareness of the structure, conduct and content of the European sectoral social dialogue in education (ESSDE). As announced a few weeks ago, ETUCE is working on an updated website presentation to facilitate the general understanding of the ESSDE and the social dialogue issues at stake.

ETUCE together with its social partner, the European Federation of Education Employers (EFFEE), organized a round table meeting in Riga to discuss with the Latvian education social partners the need to develop their social dialogue and to strengthen their ties with the European sectoral social dialogue in education (ESSDE). ETUCE used the opportunity to encourage the Latvian education social partners to raise the level of their commitment both at national and European level.