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  1. Democracy 27 May 2024

    Fostering peace through education: A priority for Japanese and Korean unions

    In a world overrun with conflict and war, the story of education unions in Japan and Korea is an example of how education can be used to build peace. The two nations share a complicated history. They have fought on and off since at least the 7th Century. In 1910,...

    Fostering peace through education: A priority for Japanese and Korean unions
  2. Leading the profession 16 May 2024

    Japan: Union demands changes to address teacher workload and well-being

    As Japanese educators face daunting workloads and extended hours, the Japanese Teachers’ Union has launched the campaign, "Schools in Crisis! Sustainable School System for Quality Education and Educators' Well-being," to advocate for comprehensive reforms, including increased funding and systemic changes in public education.

    Japan: Union demands changes to address teacher workload and well-being
  3. Leading the profession 12 October 2023

    Japan: Union-led ongoing campaign to demand a reform of educators’ working conditions

    The Japan Teachers' Union (JTU) has launched a campaign urging the government to ensure the well-being of teachers and education support personnel, improve their living and working conditions, and invest in educators and the public education system.

    Japan: Union-led ongoing campaign to demand a reform of educators’ working conditions
  4. Democracy 5 September 2023

    Unions advance peace education for a brighter future in East Asia

    The Korean Teachers and Education Workers Union (KTU), the Japan Teachers’ Union (JTU), and China’s National Committee of the Educational, Scientific, Cultural, Health and Sports Workers’ Union (ACFTU) came together on August 8th and 9th 2023, in Seoul, Korea, for their 11th biennial assembly for practical exchange on peace education.

    Unions advance peace education for a brighter future in East Asia
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