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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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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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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Education during a pandemic

Internal practice
Poland
ZNP
Inclusion in emergency situations (e.g. COVID 19, environmental disasters, etc.), Inclusion of students with special needs, Inclusion of members from migrant/refugee background and ethnic minority groups in trade union work, Support for education in refugee reception centres, Supporting students from a disadvantaged socio-economic background
Initial and continuous professional development of teachers, academics and other education personnel, Publication, Digital tools (e.g. e-learning platform, MOOC, website), Support (material and/or financial) to facilitate access to quality education, 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, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Early-childhood/Pre-primary education, Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
Teachers/trainers, School leaders, Trade Union members, Parents/carers/families, Education employers, Stakeholders
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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 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
Campaign, Publication, 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, 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, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
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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Actions to tackle horizontal segregation

External practice
Netherlands
AOb
Gender pay and pension gap, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession
Campaign, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Lobbying education authorities
Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training, Higher education
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Gender Ambassadors

Internal practice
Gender Ambassadors Invitation
Belgium
ACV-OD / CSC-SP
Work-life balance, Gender-based violence and harassment, Gender stereotypes
Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike)
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
FSLE Equality department - Chart
Romania
FSLE
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
Campaign, Project, Publication, Dissemination of data, 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), Monitoring the implementation of provisions on gender equality in collective agreements, Gender equality/equality structure within trade union, Equality strategy/action plan, Lobbying education authorities
Primary education, Secondary education, Vocational education and training
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Collective agreement on primary teachers’ pay and conditions

External practice
Protesting for higher pay (BUPL's website)
Denmark
BUPL
Gender pay and pension gap, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Gender stereotypes
Social dialogue negotiations on the regional level, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike)
Primary education
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A package of measures to address gender inequalities in the teaching profession

External practice
March involving DOE in Greece
Greece
DOE
Gender pay and pension gap, Work-life balance, Vertical segregation in the teaching profession, Horizontal segregation in the teaching profession, Gender equality linked to wider societal issues (e.g. ageing, migration, political situation, religion), Gender stereotypes, Gender equality in the wider labour market
Campaign, Social dialogue negotiations on the national level, Trade union actions (e.g. demonstration, strike), Lobbying education authorities
Primary education
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