Enhanced Understanding of Decent Work for Teachers Latvian Trade Union of Education  and Science Employees (LIZDA)        ...
About LIZDA            Mission            To represent, express and defend the economic,            social and legal right...
LIZDA members are united in                                            • 1 328 primary organisations -                    ...
LIZDA unites 57% ofNumber of working members of the                                those who are workingTrade Union (31 29...
Cooperation partners and participation in organisationsMinistry of Education and    Confederation of Free Trade           ...
About LIZDA projectObjective• To enhance understanding on decent  work issues among teachers in Latvia  on national scale....
OutcomeEnhanced understanding of the benefitsof decent work• Increase in number of collective agreements  signed in 2 year...
Outputs• Improved collective agreements towards  decent work conditions requirements• Enhanced understanding of teachers w...
Activities• Exchange of experience with our partner –  Trade Union of Education in Norway                  www.lizda.lv
Research• On needs and wants of education and science employees  in terms of securing stability and decent work conditions...
• Campaign “School Day” – deputies of local   municipalities and parliament (Saeima) as well as   management of Science an...
• World Day for Decent Work  – conference in Riga, Latvia on  issues related to decent work           • Assessment of teac...
• Discussions  in all regions of Latvia• Training programme and seminars in all  regions of Latvia for trade unions, emplo...
• Final Conference – project final conference in  Riga, Latvia devoted to decent work issues in  collective agreements    ...
Duration and BudgetDuration – 24 monthsNorway Grants – EUR 118 015LIZDA – EUR 13 113Total: EUR 131 128                 www...
Thank you for your attention! Any changes in life begin with the motivation!                   www.lizda.lv
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LIZDA project "Enhanced Understanding of Decent Work for Teachers"

  1. 1. Enhanced Understanding of Decent Work for Teachers Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees (LIZDA) www.LIZDA.lv
  2. 2. About LIZDA Mission To represent, express and defend the economic, social and legal rights of the LIZDA members by creating social dialogue on all levels.VisionThe most influential and largest trade union in Latviawhich unites active, knowledgeable and well –informed members interested in processes. www.lizda.lv
  3. 3. LIZDA members are united in • 1 328 primary organisations - at education and science institutions ↓Preschool education institutionsVocational education institutionsSpecial education institutions • 36 territorial participantGeneral education institutions organisations and tradeHigher education institutionsScientific institutions organisations at universitiesInterests education institutions and the Academy of SciencesEducation departmentsOther organisations www.lizda.lv
  4. 4. LIZDA unites 57% ofNumber of working members of the those who are workingTrade Union (31 296 members)* in education and science in Latvia 2673 members at universities and scientific institutions 273 at direct-recording trade organisations *LIZDA statistical data 01.01.2012. www.lizda.lv
  5. 5. Cooperation partners and participation in organisationsMinistry of Education and Confederation of Free Trade (EI) European Trade Union Science of Latvia (IZM) Unions of Latvia (LBAS) Committee for Education LIZDA is a social partner of the Government of Latvia Association of Latvian Education Leaders (LIVA) Student Union of Latvia Latvian Adult Education Association Latvian Teachers Council (LPD) And other organisations… www.lizda.lv
  6. 6. About LIZDA projectObjective• To enhance understanding on decent work issues among teachers in Latvia on national scale. www.lizda.lv
  7. 7. OutcomeEnhanced understanding of the benefitsof decent work• Increase in number of collective agreements signed in 2 year period• Increase in % of working members of LIZDA against all working teachers in 2 year period www.lizda.lv
  8. 8. Outputs• Improved collective agreements towards decent work conditions requirements• Enhanced understanding of teachers work conditions among decision makers at different levels and society www.lizda.lv
  9. 9. Activities• Exchange of experience with our partner – Trade Union of Education in Norway www.lizda.lv
  10. 10. Research• On needs and wants of education and science employees in terms of securing stability and decent work conditions within the scope of collective agreement www.lizda.lv
  11. 11. • Campaign “School Day” – deputies of local municipalities and parliament (Saeima) as well as management of Science and Education Ministry of Latvia becomes “shadows” of teachers for a day• National contest “For Teacher Friendly School” – development of criteria, information activities, selection, awarding www.lizda.lv
  12. 12. • World Day for Decent Work – conference in Riga, Latvia on issues related to decent work • Assessment of teachers workplaces in terms of securing decent work conditions www.lizda.lv
  13. 13. • Discussions in all regions of Latvia• Training programme and seminars in all regions of Latvia for trade unions, employers and employees on collective agreement issues www.lizda.lv
  14. 14. • Final Conference – project final conference in Riga, Latvia devoted to decent work issues in collective agreements www.lizda.lv
  15. 15. Duration and BudgetDuration – 24 monthsNorway Grants – EUR 118 015LIZDA – EUR 13 113Total: EUR 131 128 www.lizda.lv
  16. 16. Thank you for your attention! Any changes in life begin with the motivation! www.lizda.lv

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