This online Database of Good Practices contains descriptions and links to practical initiatives on various topics implemented by the ETUCE member organisations. The aim of the work on good practices is to enhance the effective implementation of ETUCE policies by the ETUCE member organisations on national and regional level. This database is to be used by education trade unions as a source of inspiration and as a practical manual of tools and arguments proven successful within education trade unions and in the education sector.

If you would like to feature your good practice in this database, please fill in the form and send it to Victor.Belaud@csee-etuce.org.

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Effective support for pupils with special needs in regular schools

External practice
Belgium
COV
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion of students with special needs
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Social dialogue negotiations on the regional level
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel
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Black Teachers’ Consultation Conference

Internal practice
United Kingdom
NASUWT
Xenophobia, racism and prejudices, Cultural and social attitudes, Linguistic barriers, Recognition of qualifications, Targeted support for students from migrant/refugee background and ethnic minority groups, Targeted support for education personnel from migrant/refugee background and ethnic minority groups, Inclusion of members from migrant/refugee background and ethnic minority groups in trade union work, Integration of culturally sensitive content in curricula, Support for education in refugee reception centres
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Programme (e.g. nation-wide), Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Digital tools (e.g. e-learning platform, MOOC, website), Curriculum, Support (material and/or financial) to facilitate access to quality education, Discussion/round table, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Research/collection of data, Dissemination of data, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Equality strategy/action plan
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders, Trade Union members, Stakeholders
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Inclusion of LGBTI teaching staff

Internal practice
United Kingdom
NASUWT
Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and harassment, Integration of LGBTI issues in curricula, Raising awareness and understanding on LGBTI issues, Safe and healthy working environment for LGBTI teachers, academics, and other education personnel, Inclusion of LGBTI members in trade union work
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Campaign, Project, Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Digital tools (e.g. e-learning platform, MOOC, website), Curriculum, Teaching materials and strategies, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Research/collection of data, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
Teachers/trainers, School leaders, Trade Union members, Education employers
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Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in educational Institutions

External practice
Israel
ITU
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion of students with special needs, The physical (classroom and school) environment
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Teaching materials and strategies, Support (material and/or financial) to facilitate access to quality education, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Monitoring the implementation of equality and inclusion provisions in collective agreements
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education
Students/learners
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Inclusion during emergency situation (COVID-19. Support students with disadvantaged socio-economic background)

Internal practice
Hungary
SEH
Inclusion in emergency situations (e.g. COVID 19, environmental disasters, etc.), Inclusion of students with special needs, Supporting students from a disadvantaged socio-economic background
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Evaluation and assessment, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
Teachers/trainers, Trade Union members, Parents/carers/families, Education employers
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Teachers mobilise for the rights of refugees

External practice
Poland
ZNP
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion of members with special needs in trade union work
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Project, Programme (e.g. nation-wide), Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Publication, Digital tools (e.g. e-learning platform, MOOC, website), Teaching materials and strategies, Support (material and/or financial) to facilitate access to quality education, Discussion/round table, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Research/collection of data, Dissemination of data, Cooperation with other stakeholders (e.g. families, social services), Evaluation and assessment, Social dialogue negotiations on the regional level, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Lobbying education authorities
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders, Trade Union members, Stakeholders
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“YES 13 - because primary school teachers earn it!”

Internal practice
Germany
GEW
Gender pay and pension gap, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Gender stereotypes
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Campaign, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level
Primary education
Teachers/trainers
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Sickness before maternity rest

External practice
Belgium
COV
Gender pay and pension gap, Work-life balance, Vertical segregation in the teaching profession, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Gender-based violence and harassment, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender stereotypes, Gender equality in the wider labour market, Gender-based discrimination
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders
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Care credit is taken into account for the pension of educational personnel

External practice
Belgium
COV
Gender pay and pension gap, Work-life balance
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders
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