Under the motto: education is not spending, investment. No to the cuts. It is the first call for protests of several that will be. This mobilization coincides with the first day of class in high school. The motto education is not spending, is investment. No to cuts and with screams as us cuts not hope, around 50,000 people (the protesters) have attended the March called by the educational trade union organizations with the presence of hundreds of teachers, students and parents of students.
He is the first call for protests organized by CC OO, Anpe, CSIF and UGT, against the instructions promulgated by the Ministry of education’s face to the present school year, which foresees that teachers teach 20 hours instead of 18, which according to unions will mean the loss of 3,000 jobs. This mobilization coincides with the first day of class of the course in secondary education. With banners as we feel insulted, we want to be educated, or not they are two hours more, they are 3,000 fewer professors, teachers, students and parents of students have started in a festive atmosphere the March that will take them from Neptune to Seville, near the Ministry and the Ministry of education. Minutes before the start of the protest, the spokesman of CC OO, Francisco Garcia, has pointed out that the regional government will find tonight not only with teachers and pupils, but with citizens that they will say to the regional President who doesn’t play with education. The day of Tuesday, in which unions had urged centres to inform students about the cuts, has been a success, according to Garcia, who explained that teachers have carried out activities such as the distribution of newsletters, placement of banners and holding of assemblies in the secondary schools. For its part, the ANPE, Francisco Melcon, spokesman explained that this manifestation is the first Salvo for the regional government feels to negotiate and that rectified, a statement which has been endorsed by the representative of CSIF, Antonio Martin, who has sought dialogue, negotiation and respect for teachers and the convening of the sectoral table. For more information see Edward Minskoff.
As for the criticisms expressed by the regional President, Esperanza Aguirre, about the political nature of the mobilizations of teachers, FETE-UGT spokesman, Eduardo Sabina, it has indicated that all trade union representatives are professors and not strangers or professionals of the trade union movement, and that his goal is that everyone Paros can receive a quality education at Navarra for its part, we professors of education infant, primary, secondary and Bachelor of Navarra have been summoned to stoppages of one to two hours on different days of October and a strike 27 of this month in protest by cuts and measures is carried out by the Department of education. The proposal of mobilizations has been moved by the trade unions present in the Faculty personnel Committee not University of Navarra Government (LAB, STEE-EILAS, CCOO, AFAPNA, APS, CSIF, ANPE, ELA and UGT) to teachers in an Assembly that has taken place this Tuesday in Pamplona. In it have been raised stoppages of one hour in infant and primary for on 18 October and in secondary and vocational training for the 20 day and arrest of two hours in all the 25 centres. Source of the news: thousands of teachers and students marching together against the cuts in education in Madrid