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Please take note that the collection of back pay continues today at the Ministry of Education, Accounts Department with first names starting with the letter "F, G, H & I". As we receive further information from the persons concerned we will update the membership soonest. Also there are still cheques at the Ministry of Education for persons whose first name starts with the letter "A" "B" "C" "D" & "E". Please collect soonest since we do not need a backlog of cheques remaining.
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 18:19
The General membership is reminded of the termly General meeting slated for Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the T.N. Kirnon School.
The meeting is scheduled to commence at 4:00 p.m. and will be focused on a number of current issues affecting the teaching service. Chief among these are:
1. Ongoing distribution of retroactive payments
2. Teachers' Upgrade
3. Collaboration with Education for Advancement
4. Appointment of Master and Senior Teachers; Heads of Appointment and Level Heads
5. World Teachers' Day (5th October)
All m embers are encouraged to come on out and engage your representatives on these and other matters if importance.
Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 19:20
A contigent of ten athletes and three officials departed Antigua on Wednesday to participate in the Caribbean Union of Teachers 15th Biennial Students' Athletics Championships being held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Trinidad from July 25 - 26. The event which is expected to attract athletes from fifteen territories will be a major test for our athletes, some of whom are participating for the first time. Click HERE for live Stream
Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014 17:18
Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014 19:54
EI Declaration ‘Schools shall be safe sanctuaries’
In 2009, EI adopted the Declaration ‘Schools shall be safe sanctuaries’ calling on the international community to step up efforts to prevent violations of the right to education and ensure the safety and security of learners, teachers and academics everywhere. The seven articles of the EI Declaration are:1. Reaffirm the commitment to the principle of the right to education in safety; 2. Take practical measures to ensure protection; 3. End impunity for attacks; 4. Strengthen monitoring of attacks; 5. Prioritise action and share expertise on resilience and recovery; 6. Make education an agent for peace; 7. Support campaigns of solidarity.