ETUCE represents staff and personnel of all education sectors, such as teachers of the early childhood education schools/institutions, primary and secondary schools, vocational education and training schools, higher education and research institutes, adult learning institutes and beyond. As the European trade union federation of teachers, researchers and educational staff, ETUCE promotes and defends the rights and status of the teaching profession.

Recognition of Professional Qualification

ETUCE has been closely monitoring the revision and implementation process of the Directive on Recognition of Professional Qualification (2005/36/EC) including the idea of the European Commission directorate General for Internal Market to issue a so-called Professional Qualification Card.

More information
ETUCE Newletter 4/2011: Recognising the teaching profession abroad
ETUCE Newletter 3/2011: Action request: revision of the Professional Qualification Directive