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.

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The rights of LGBTQ+ workers

External practice
Albania
SPASH
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion in trade unions, Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Gender-based violence and harassment, 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, Xenophobia, racism and prejudices, Cultural and social attitudes, Recognition of qualifications
Campaign, Discussion/round table, Gender quotas regulation, Research/collection of data, Dissemination of data, Cooperation with other stakeholders (e.g. families, social services), Evaluation and assessment, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Monitoring the implementation of equality and inclusion provisions in collective agreements, Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Legal counselling and/or legal representation of trade union’s members, Equality strategy/action plan
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders, Trade Union members, Parents/carers/families, Students/learners, Education employers, Stakeholders
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Education of European Citizenship

Internal practice
Albania
FSASH
Discussion/round table, Social dialogue negotiations on the institutional level
Secondary education
Teachers/trainers, Students/learners
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Respect diversity, ensure gender equality

External practice
Portugal
FENPROF
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, 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, Raising awareness and understanding on LGBTI issues, Safe and healthy working environment for LGBTI teachers, academics, and other education personnel
Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Discussion/round table
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, School leaders
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Educate against homophobia

Internal practice
France
SNUipp-FSU
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Gender-based violence and harassment, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender stereotypes, Gender-based discrimination, Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and harassment, Integration of LGBTI issues in curricula, Raising awareness and understanding on LGBTI issues
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), Curriculum, 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, Gender quotas regulation, Research/collection of data, Dissemination of data
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel
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Representation in Flemish Education Council, in the commissions ‘diversity and equal educational opportunities’ and ‘pupils guidance’ (pupils special educational needs)

External practice
Belgium
COV
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion in trade unions, Inclusion in emergency situations (e.g. COVID 19, environmental disasters, etc.), 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
Discussion/round table, Cooperation with other stakeholders (e.g. families, social services)
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher 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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ESTUS equality group - study visit in Belgrade

External practice
Slovenia
ESTUS
Xenophobia, racism and prejudices, Cultural and social attitudes, Linguistic barriers
Discussion/round table, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, Trade Union members
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LGBTI issues in education – persistence of prejudices

External practice
Slovenia
ESTUS
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
Discussion/round table, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, Trade Union members
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Sexism at work: create awareness among trade union personnel about the use (and the effect) of gender stereotypes

Internal practice
Belgium
COV
Gender-based violence and harassment, Gender stereotypes
Discussion/round table, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Equality strategy/action plan
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders, Trade Union members, Parents/carers/families, Students/learners, Education employers, Stakeholders
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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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Imagine Anti-Racist Education Program

External practice
Cyprus
KTOS
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union, Raising awareness and understanding on LGBTI issues, Inclusion of students with special needs, Xenophobia, racism and prejudices, Cultural and social attitudes, Linguistic barriers, Supporting students from a disadvantaged socio-economic background
Project, Support (material and/or financial) to facilitate access to quality education, Discussion/round table, Training/Discussion/Roundtable for trade union members, Gender quotas regulation, Lobbying education authorities
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education
Teachers/trainers, Trade Union members, Students/learners
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"Women in Power and Decision-making"

Internal practice
Albania
SPASH
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Gender equality in decision-making positions in education trade union
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Discussion/round table
Primary education, Secondary education
Teachers/trainers, School leaders
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Anti racist framework

Internal practice
Anti-Racist Framework Cover
United Kingdom
NEU
Inclusion in schools/education institutes, Inclusion in trade unions, Inclusion in emergency situations (e.g. COVID 19, environmental disasters, etc.), Gender-based violence and harassment, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender stereotypes, Gender-based discrimination, Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and harassment, Integration of LGBTI issues in curricula, Raising awareness and understanding on LGBTI issues, Inclusion of LGBTI members in trade union work, Inclusion of students with special needs, Xenophobia, racism and prejudices, Cultural and social attitudes, Linguistic barriers, 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, Understanding socio-economic disadvantage, Supporting students from a disadvantaged socio-economic background
Legislation/policy/strategy/funding, Campaign, Project, Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Publication, Digital tools (e.g. e-learning platform, MOOC, website), Curriculum, Teaching materials and strategies, Discussion/round table, Gender quotas regulation, Research/collection of data, Dissemination of data, Social dialogue negotiations on the institutional level, Social dialogue negotiations on the regional level, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Exchanging good practices within trade union/with other actors, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Monitoring the implementation of equality and inclusion provisions in collective agreements, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Legal counselling and/or legal representation of trade union’s members, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Primary education, Secondary education
Teachers/trainers, Other educational personnel, School leaders, Trade Union members, Education employers, Stakeholders
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