World Federation Of Teachers' Unions

Objectives and Mission: 

Build a democratic educational system in all countries; fight against illiteracy and for peace and disarmament; unite teachers' [trade unions] and promote teachers' trade union and [professional] [rights]; organize solidarity among teachers so as to achieve democratic schooling in each country, placing education at the service of peace and understanding among peoples.

General description: 

Studies: working conditions; relations between progress in science and modern techniques and necessary modifications to school structure; problems of national culture and education in developing countries and the contribution of education towards development. Organizes: Quadrennial Statutory Conference; international conferences and seminars on status of teachers and on educational problems.

Country Presence: 
Field of Interest: 
Education, Human rights, Teaching, Trade union, Youth