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Teachers Better Their Leadership Skills To Help Fight Racism & Discrimination In The Education System

 

Education International and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) today ended a three day workshop which was aimed at developing leadership skills of union leaders.

GTU’s General Secretary, Coretta McDonald said the initiative is one that was well received by the union since it provided them with the necessary skills required to take up leadership roles.

The General Secretary noted over the three days several areas were covered including the role of the Teachers Union in Disaster Preparedness and Management and how to address the challenges faced by the union.


Participants were not only drawn from Guyana but also Suriname, Antigua, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago. Education International has conducted several other workshops throughout the Caribbean.

It is a Global Union Federation which represents nearly 30 million teachers and education workers in 173 countries which seek to assist in the development of Teachers and other Education Workers while combating Racism & Discrimination in the education system.

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