Notes on the relationship between teacher identity and teacher unionism

This text aims at discussing possible relationships between the themes of teacher identity and teacher unionism. It is thus divided in three parts. First, some articulation alternatives between both themes are presented to point what led me to make research on teacher unionism. Some studies related to the unionism themes are then reviewed, specially those carried out within the Project Sindicalismo Docente y Reforma Educativa en América Latina (Teacher Unionism and Educational Reform in Latin America). Finally, the text provides hints to continue research on these topics. The relevance of understanding the connection between the production of teachers' identities and the regulation process of teachers' work is thus highlighted.

Teacher identity; Teacher unionism; Latin America

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