THE WOMEN TEACHERS OF THE REPUBLIC Work Material for Secondary Level Students. SYNDICATED SYNDICATED is the name we have chosen to name the joint work of a group of women trade unionists of education, which began to take shape in several meetings held throughout the year 2006,
THE WOMEN TEACHERS OF THE REPUBLICWork Material for Secondary Level Students
SYNDICATED is the name we have chosen
to name the joint work
of a group of women trade unionists of education,
which began to take
shape in several meetings held throughout the year 2006,
in the Institute for Women in Madrid.
Those in this group come from different and plural unions
(STES-i, FETE-UGT and FECCOO),
but we all united in the belief that together we can face
together the challenges we face as women
and as trade unionists education.
We bring our expertise to be widely implanted a culture
of equality between women and men.
We intend that where we will hear our voices,
voices that can break
the invisible strength built glass roof over our heads.That's why we developed together and meeting materials
At this time
The WOMEN TEACHERS
OF THE REPUBLIC
Didactic unit for students
and Vocational High School
The first governments of The Republic considered Education to be the key to achieve social transformation. Unless due attention was given to school teachers, male and female, it would be impossible to carry out the revolution in the classrooms.
Public education, compulsory, free, active, secular, bilingual
and just which tried to end centuries of discrimination
by sex or social class.
Within this project of citizenship
education the women teachers
of the Republic occupied a
privileged place a model which
embodied the modern, independent
women. They would be responsible,
to a large extent for the construction
and dissemination of new civic
identity, to educate their students
on the values of equality, freedom
and solidarity, both through the
transmission of content
in the classroom and,
especially with their personal
By law, in 1939,
at the end of the Spanish Civil War
and during the years of Franco's dictatorship,
mixed (Co-ed) education was prohibited:
A series of learning aquisitions that would prepare them for family life, handicraft work and domestic industries were the suitable education policies for girls.
At school they learnt the qualities
that should adorn them were
obedience, subordination and modesty and the role of women as mothers and wives was exalted.
This unit is designed to,
recover the memory of the women
teachers of the republic,
returning their voice,
making visible their contributions
to the modernization of education
and the role they played
in the conquest of the rights of women.
Their names, lives and works,
must be returned in memory,
forming part of the legacy of our