More than 40,000 people protested during the National Education Strike in The Hague. It was remarkable that all education sectors together raised their voices for the necessary investments in education.
VAWO calls upon all its members to make themselves heard during the action week from 11 to 15 March. During that week, WOinActie and trade unions are campaigning for the much-needed investments in academic education (WO). The actions will be concluded on Friday the 15th with a national education strike at Malieveld in The Hague.
With a new survey, VAWO and FNV are once again joining forces to gain insight into the workload at universities. This survey is the follow-up to the first study on workload conducted at the end of 2016.
VAWO calls on its members to demonstrate during the national education strike. The union thus joins WOinActie which is also present at Malieveld in The Hague on Friday 15 March.
The protest meeting of WOinActie has been a success with the attendance of at least two thousand participants. Despite the cold, lots of people gathered at Koekamp in The Hague. Initiator of WOinActie Rens Bod was pleased with the large turnout.
WOinActie has launched a new petition to convince the Minister of the importance of good investments in academic education (WO.) The WO is crucial for the personal development of students and scientists, but also for society as a whole.