Sunday, October 19, 2008

1966 CEART Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers_XI

Teacher Solidarity for the improvement of education

Invalidity benefit
135 Invalidity benefit should be payable to teachers who are forced to discontinue teaching because of physical or mental disability. Provision should be made for the granting of pensions where the contingency is not covered by extended sickness benefit or other means.
136 Where disability is only partial in that the teacher is able to teach part time, partial invalidity benefit should be payable.
137 text

1. Invalidity benefit should be so related to final earnings that the teacher may continue to maintain an adequate living standard.
2. Provision should be made for medical care and allied benefits with a view to restoring or, where this is not possible, improving the health of disabled teachers, as well as for rehabilitation services designed to prepare disabled teachers, wherever possible, for the resumption of their previous activity. Learn More

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