Who we are

Uganda National Teachers’ Union is a Teachers’ Labour Union that was formed as a merger of Uganda National Union of Teachers (UNUT) and Uganda Teachers Association (UTA). UNATU was registered in 2003 under the Trade Union Act of 1971 now 2006 to promote and protect the Social, Economic, intellectual and professional interests of its members/ teachers.

UNATU is also a formally recognized Public Service Union under the Public Service Negotiating, Consultative and Disputes Settlement Machinery, Act 2008.

What we stand for

A society where teachers are respected, empowered and united.

UNATU exists to promote and protect the social, intellectual, economic and professional interests of its members/teachers to deliver quality education.

Our core mandate is to advocate and bargain for improved living and working conditions of our members/teachers

1. Building a Cohesive, credible and strong union

2. Enhancing the right to and quality of education at all levels

3. Enhancing socio economic development of Teachers