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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers' Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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Teachers Protest in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
By Francesc Xavier Subias Salvo
26 Sep 2012

Public school teachers in Barcelona protest against austerity measures following the mobilization of public school teachers in Catalonia. Today was the first day of the two-day strike called for by teachers in Catalonia. The protest, held in front of the Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of the regional government of Catalonia, had a festive tone. They protest against layoffs of more than 3000 teachers, budget cuts in public schools, increased student-teacher ratio, rising prices and taxes and for the decrease in grants and financial assistance to families.

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A man reading the manifesto II
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
29 Aug 2012

This morning at 12:00 hours fifty people convened as part of the Assembly of Teachers, who have concentrated in front of the Department of Education to ask to keep the number of vacancies in this group.
First has become a staging of the act of appointments like a bingo, played by a person disguised as Councillor on Education, Irene Rigau.
After a manifesto was read against cuts in education and the policies being carried out by the Government in this sector that the Assembly considers a "fundamental pillar of our society." After the reading of the document, it has been formally handed over to the Department.
In conclusion, some of the people attending the Via Augusta has been cut for a few minutes.

More info (in catalan):
http://www.ara.cat/societat/Professors-substituts-manifesten-dEnsenyament-manteniment_0_764323711.html
Manifesto (in catalan):
http://www.sindicat.net/apdis/Manifest_APDIS_0_1.pdf

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People clapping after the manifesto r...
Barcelona, Spain
By Carles Trujillo
29 Aug 2012

This morning at 12:00 hours fifty people convened by the Assembly of Teachers have concentrated in front of the Department of Education to ask to keep the number of vacancies in this group.
First has become a staging of the act of appointments like a bingo, played by a person disguised as Councillor on Education, Irene Rigau.
After a manifesto was read against cuts in education and the policies being carried out by the Government in this sector that the Assembly considers "fundamental pillar of our society." After the reading of the document, it has been formally handed over to the Department.
In conclusion, some of the people attending the Via Augusta has been cut for a few minutes.

More info (in catalan):
http://www.ara.cat/societat/Professors-substituts-manifesten-dEnsenyament-manteniment_0_764323711.html
Manifesto (in catalan):
http://www.sindicat.net/apdis/Manifest_APDIS_0_1.pdf