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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Gender discrimination in the Ministry of Education

Internal practice
Spain
F.E.CC.OO
Vertical segregation in the teaching profession, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Gender-based discrimination
Gender quotas regulation, Research/collection of data, Dissemination of data, Social dialogue negotiations on the institutional level, Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
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EDUCANDO EN IGUALDAD

External practice
Spain
Fesp-UGT
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, 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, Inclusion of students with special needs, Inclusion of teachers, academics, and other education personnel with special needs, Inclusion of members with special needs in trade union work, The physical (classroom and school) environment, Xenophobia, racism and prejudices, Linguistic barriers
Campaign, Project, Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Curriculum, Teaching materials and strategies
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, Students/learners, Stakeholders
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The sovereign consults - good law builds

External practice
Poland
ZNP
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
Project, 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), Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Dissemination of data, Cooperation with other stakeholders (e.g. families, social services), Social dialogue negotiations on the institutional level, 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, 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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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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Publications & mainstreaming (gender, diversity, …)

Internal practice
Belgium
COV
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion in trade unions, Inclusion in emergency situations (e.g. COVID 19, environmental disasters, etc.), 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, 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, Inclusion of students with special needs, Inclusion of teachers, academics, and other education personnel with special needs, Inclusion of members with special needs in trade union work, The physical (classroom and school) environment, 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, Understanding socio-economic disadvantage, Supporting students from a disadvantaged socio-economic background
Publication
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education
Trade Union members, Stakeholders
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Training programmes for women trade union leaders

Internal practice
Training programmes organised by NEU, taken from the website: www.neu.org.uk
United Kingdom
NEU
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Creation of an equalities department named “Mujer y Políticas Sociales”

Internal practice
FeSP-UGT Promotion for Women's Day 2018
Spain
Fesp-UGT
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Gender equality in the wider labour market, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender pay and pension gap, Gender stereotypes, Gender-based discrimination, Gender-based violence and harassment, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Vertical segregation in the teaching profession, Work-life balance
Campaign, Dissemination of data, Equality strategy/action plan, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Lobbying education authorities, Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Publication, Research/collection of data, Social dialogue negotiations on the institutional level, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Social dialogue negotiations on the regional level, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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A global package of measures to improve gender equality in trade union membership

Internal practice
SNES-FSU's women's brochure
France
SNES-FSU
Gender pay and pension gap, Work-life balance, Vertical 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
Campaign, Publication, Gender quotas regulation, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Empowering female union members

Internal practice
TUS' Women's Corner: https://sind-obr.org.rs/
Serbia
TUS
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Vertical segregation in the teaching profession
Dissemination of data, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Lobbying education authorities, Publication, Research/collection of data, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Higher education
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Equality road map

External practice
Finland
OAJ
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Gender equality in the wider labour market, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender pay and pension gap, Gender stereotypes, Gender-based discrimination, Gender-based violence and harassment, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Vertical segregation in the teaching profession, Work-life balance
Campaign, Dissemination of data, Equality strategy/action plan, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Lobbying education authorities, Publication, Research/collection of data
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Creating a dedicated department for equality in the union

Internal practice
Taken from NEU's webpage dedicated to equality issues
United Kingdom
NEU
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Equality strategy/action plan, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Lobbying education authorities, Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Publication, Research/collection of data, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Creating a dedicated women’s structure in the union

Internal practice
NEU-NUT Women's Forums’ Facebook group
United Kingdom
NEU
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Positive actions to empower female unionists

Internal practice
NEU-NUT members voting at Congress
United Kingdom
NEU
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Gender quotas regulation, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Promotion of women in decision making within trade union structures

Internal practice
Croatia
CTU
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
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Training on gender equality and leadership

Internal practice
Romania
FSLE
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
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Creating a dedicated department for equality in the union

Internal practice
FSLE Equality department - Chart
Romania
FSLE
Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Gender equality in the wider labour market, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender pay and pension gap, Gender stereotypes, Gender-based discrimination, Gender-based violence and harassment, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Vertical segregation in the teaching profession, Work-life balance
Campaign, Dissemination of data, Equality strategy/action plan, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Lobbying education authorities, Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Project, Publication, Social dialogue negotiations on the institutional level, Specific arrangements to facilitate participation in trade union’s work and decision-making process, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
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