Partners Sweden / LR – Lärarnas riksförbund – The national union of teachers in Sweden
26.02.2020

LR – Lärarnas riksförbund – The national union of teachers in Sweden

The local office of LR has a widespread network within the national organisation of LR. The network will be used in the dissemination of the project results. The organisation also has extensive experience and knowledge about school- and pedagogical development that will be useful in the project.
LR is on of the largest union for teachers in Sweden. The union has 80 000 members’ at all educational levels I Sweden. At local level, in Varberg, they organize 525 teachers from compulsory school to adult education.
The local branch of LR is working to look after their member’s rights against the employer concerning wages and working terms through support and educations. The union also works with creating public opinion around education, school development and teachers rights. The local branch tries on regular basis to have seminars or educations about taking an active role in the union, education and pedagogical development and overall school questions