Teachers� Unions Seek International Support

Teacher unions have gone international to garner influential support against government’s recent move to classify teaching among other professions, as an essential service.

Attendants of the world congress of the Education International (EI) recently report that its general secretary Fred van Leeuwen has condemned the categorisation of teachers as essential service against the International Labour Organisation framework definition. 

The delegation consists of Botswana Sectors of Trade Unions (BOSETU) representations: Kwenasebele Modukanele - president, Tobokani Rari - Secretary General, BOSETU and gender secretary Refilwe Malemane, as well as Botswana Teacher Union (BTU) leaders president Johannes Tshukudu and vice president- gender and human rights, Rachel Meshack.

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