GLOBAL – Sweden Educator Profile: Stefan Svennson - Arbetarnas bildningsförbund (ABF) 

Can you tell us about your background and education?  I was born and grew up in a town called Gothenburg, on the Swedish west coast. It’s well known, it’s where Volvo cars are produced, and there is old shipping yard and a huge harbour. I went to school for 9 years and then to what…

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Education Programmes Report - December 2018

The IFWEA education programme develops the capacity of educators in affiliated labour education associations, trade unions and partner organisations to improve the education they deliver to their constituencies through sharing their experience and knowledge. Our education programme has three components: a.       Foundation Skills for Social Change Certificate Courses, b.      Study Circles for Social Change c.       Online Workers Education…

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GLOBAL - SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP 2018 theme: "Popular Not Populist - Make Your Voices Heard"

The programme took in Cape Town from 4th to 27th October 2018 – participants came from Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Finland, Ghana, India, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Zimbabwe. ️ Check out our photo and video updates of activities during the programme on the YGAP 2018 Page ️ View information about the programme and facilitators who took part here…

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GLOBAL – Côte d’Ivoire. Educator Profile: Sibailly Maximilien Douhouré – StreetNet International

Sibailly Maximilien Douhouré has been Organiser & Educator at StreetNetInternational, and is outgoing IFWEA Executive Committee Member – elected at the General Conference 2015 in Peru, and serving until2018. We thank him and pay tribute to his commitment. Read about Sibailly’s journey as a telecommunications engineer to organiser and educator – taking him from Côte…

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GLOBAL – IFWEA 2018 ACTIVITY REPORT by General Secretary Sahra Ryklief and Secretariat Team

IFWEA 2018 ACTIVITY REPORT: “To all the IFWEA organisations who paid their affiliation fees; put forward their leaders to participate on the Executive Committee;contributed to the Secretariat directly through solidarity fee contributions; through strategic advice and dialogue; through fundraising for our participation in our programme activities; through information dissemination; through participating in the Online Labour…

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PERU - PLADES "IN COMMEMORATION: Educator Nelly Ascencio"

PERU - PLADES "IN COMMEMORATION: Educator Nelly Ascencio"

Dedication by Juan Carlos Vargas: “Our dear friend and colleague, Nelly Asencio, has left us. In this photo on July 24th, with her well-known pink scarf, on we the course for her beloved workers of the informal economy, whom she admired for their efforts to continue studying. So many shared days. All of us who…

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ZIMBABWE Educator Profile: Wisborn Malaya – Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA)

Your position in ZCIEA? I am the Secretary General of ZCIEA. I became a member of this organisation since its inception in 2002, when I was still a young boy. (smiles 5’02”) How did you become a member? I used to engage in different forms of informal work activities, I have been a cross-border worker coming…

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GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA IFWEA SECRETARIAT: Introducing Renaldi Prinsloo - Educator & Online Curriculum Developer

GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA IFWEA SECRETARIAT: Introducing Renaldi Prinsloo - Educator & Online Curriculum Developer

Renaldi Prinsloo joined IFWEA’s Secretariat office in July, working with Saliem Patel Education Programme Manager. Background – Renaldi studied early childhood development (ECD) after finishing high school, qualifying as a pre-school teacher in George in the Western Cape province of South Africa, where she also grew up.  Renaldi says: “I have a passion for seeing…

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IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Loeung SreyLeak – Runner up YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“How our Education Project help built democratic participant?” by Loeung SreyLeak – IDEA Cambodia  extract: “IDEA was established on 30 April, 2015 by informal economy group including Tuk Tuk drivers, taxi drivers, moto-taxi drivers, vendors, and small restaurant workers. The association was formally recognized by Ministry of Interior on 18 April, 2006 with registration letter No.479…

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IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Amar Kharate – Runner up YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“How our education project helped build democratic participation” by Amar Kharate StreetNet-Organiser & Media Officer / Region- Asia   “Target participants are core of the any education projects. It leads to towards the contain of the course. Hence mapping out learners is base. Education project that enables people to face governance process for betterment is always…

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