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Susan Flocken explains what makes teachers' work so stressful – "Trade unions must take lead in improving teacher wellbeing"

Let's get on thing straight: a teacher’s job does not stop when the classes are over. Teaching entails a constant interaction with students, parents or carers, and psychosocial risks are widespread among the profession. Education trade unions are a powerful and democratic voice for teachers, so we must take the lead in improving teacher wellbeing, says Susan Flocken, European Director of ETUCE.

24.01.2020 News
Improvements needed in working conditions, work planning and salary issues

The survey reveals the views of YLL’s members on salaries, work loads and well-being at work. What is positive is that more than 70% of the members who responded enjoy their work, are satisfied with their own work, develop in their work and feel that their competence is getting stronger. There is, however, a lot that needs to be developed and improved in working conditions, work planning and salary issues. This becomes clear from the responses.

08.11.2019 Publication
Courage for the new school year!

The parliamentary elections to be held next spring will once again determine the direction of education, training and research, and that of publicly funded services. For that reason, this autumn and the coming winter will be a time for our sector to boldly exert its influence, says president Olli Luukkainen in his letter to OAJ-members.

01.08.2018 Blog