ERIC Number: ED329501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
ILO--The Defender of Teachers' Rights and Working Conditions.
International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).; World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland).
Proceedings from a seminar in which 86 participants from 60 countries exchanged views on the relationship between the International Labour Office (ILO) and the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession (WCOTP). Particular attention was devoted to the wide range of services provided in relation to trade union rights, the status of teachers, and worker education. This report reproduces the text of the major presentations made at the seminar, and summarizes the recommendations that were brought forward. Transcripts of the following statements are included: "Teachers look to the ILO for defense of their trade union rights" (James W. Killeen); "Teachers' participation needed for the implementation of international labour standards" (Gerard Bohere); "ILO's role--to protect workers through international action" (Amal Mukherjee); "Teachers deserve good conditions of work" (Michael Bell); "The ILO/Unesco status recommendation--many provisions could be implemented with little or no cost" (Michael Bell); "ILO in the forefront of the defense of freedom of association" (W.R. Simpson); "How to present a successful complaint" (Michael Bell); "Workers' education part of the continuing education process" (V. Agostinone); "These are our specific needs--how can ILO help" (Panel discussion: Tom A. Bediako, Fernando Hernandez Diaz, Aloysius Mathews, Michael Bell); "Defense of individual and collective rights of teachers a major WCOTP goal" (Norman M. Goble); "These are our specific needs--how can WCOTP help" (Panel Discussion: Joeli Sovaki, Cheick Sadibou Diagne, Wade Wilson, Nakakoji Kiyoo); "This is what we want from the ILO and WCOTP" (Recommendations); "Reinforced action in defense of teachers" (James W. Killeen). The program's daily proceedings are appended, as is a list of participants. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).; World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland).