Trade Union of Education
OAJ is an organization for all teachers consisting of different teacher groups and categories which have their own platforms and associations within OAJ.
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University Staff Want to Receive the Same Salary Raise as Other Sectors
The Association of Finnish Independent Education Employers (AFIEE), (which represent the Universities) and the JUKO, Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors (JHL) and Federation of Salaried Employees (Pardia) which represent the employees, continued their collective bargaining Monday, February 12.
Role of quality education system acknowledged during celebrations of Finland's centenary
As the centenary of Finland’s independence is celebrated, teacher unionists reiterate that education is a crucial part of the glue holding the country together and that it gave, and still will give it, a bright, prosperous and sustainable future.
Key organizations in education establish academy to safeguard education in Finland
Three expert organizations in the Finnish education sector are celebrating Finland’s centenary by establishing a high-profile education entity called Sivistysakatemia. The objective is to safeguard the standard of learning, education and culture in Finland for the next 100 years.
New direction for early childhood education – here are the pros and cons of the proposals
The Roadmap for Early Childhood Education and Care, released in June 2017, takes a long look to the future – until 2030. Ritva Semi, OAJ Special Advisor, singles out seven pros and two cons with the roadmap
OAJ welcomes the new curriculum in early childhood education
OAJ is satisfied at the release of the Finnish national core curriculum for early childhood education and care, which the union significantly contributed to. OAJ president Olli Luukkainen believes that the new curriculum raises the status of early childhood education teachers.