The Association of Teachers of Uruguay (Ademu) of Montevideo reported a 24-hour strike caused by the physical attack on a teacher in a school in the Piedras Blancas area.
Yesterday, Ademu communicated the measure of force based on the physical aggression that a teacher suffered when leaving the late shift at the hands of a student’s relative. In the Piedras Blancas area, the person also suffered threats, so he continued to file the corresponding report with the police.
The strike only covers the schools of the Uruguayan capital, while the union also established the holding of a assembly in a local Single Telecommunications Union (Sutel) on 2332 Miguelete Street at 5:30 p.m., according to the statement from the Executive Secretariat of Ademu Montevideo.
The second teaching strike in less than 15 days
On Tuesday, October 24, the Association of Secondary Education Teachers (ADES) called a unemployment of activities for 48 hours “against authoritarianism and educational transformation.”
The reasons presented by the union in a statement established, first of all, the “rejection of educational transformationboth for its anti-democratic imposition (behind the backs of the educational communities and the DGES’s own institutions) and for its business and productivist content that subjugates humanistic and comprehensive training in favor of certain macro skills or ‘competences’ demanded by employers. To him eployees”.
In addition, they spoke out in defense of the students’ learning, establishing that this transformation “has implied chaos and cutting content, which is why we reject its extension to the 4th year.” With this, they demanded “the immediate suspension of the ‘anti-educational reform’ rejected by all teaching, student and university groups.”
On the other hand, they demanded “changes in the rules of the game labor and learning, without dialogue or collective bargaining, generating uncertainty and unease in students and families, as well as in the teaching community”, in addition to demanding adequate building conditions.