ERIC Number: ED353209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Social Protection of Teachers in Europe. Papers presented at a Workshop of the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession (Budapest, Hungary, May 9-11, 1992).
World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland).
This report focuses on social protections of teachers in Europe, synthesizes responses to a questionnaire by 18 European members of the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession (WCOTP), and provides an overview of a variety of situations in European countries. The report includes a list of organizations/countries which replied to the questionnaire and information provided by each country. Eight topics are examined as follows: (1) health insurance contributions, reimbursement, sick leave, and legislation; (2) maternity insurance, leave, adoption, paternity, and work conditions; (3) family allowances and what assistance is for; (4) handicapped in the profession; (5) pensions; (6) unemployment protection; (7) death rights and benefits to beneficiaries; and (8) the position of trade union policy in relation to existing social systems, and persons in charge of social protection. Also included are: a draft recommendation on the social protection of teachers; reports on "The Social Protection Role and Economy" in Denmark, France, and Hungary; "Social Protection from a State Perspective" (Norway); "The Right of Teachers" (Poland); and reports on "The Social Protection of Teachers" in Russia, Sweden, and Turkey. (LL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland).
Identifiers - Location: Bulgaria; Denmark; France; Germany; Ireland; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Norway; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom