As people around the globe recognize World Teacher Day on October 5th, Ontario's public elementary teachers are proud to be the heartbeat of Ontario's high quality education system.
This year on World Teachers’ Day, in conjunction with the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, OSSTF is celebrating teachers as the heartbeat of public education.
The push for de-colonial education is oftentimes a matter of political performativity. So is the "benevolent" act of the compassionate agent who "allows" the colonized to tell their colonizing story.
As we send our kids back to school, let's make sure our MPPs know that we do not support the politicization of our kids' education.
According to reports, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing federal education funds to be used to buy guns to arm teachers in the classroom.
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
The premise for this backward step is false from the outset. This is not about consultation. It is a political pay-off that jeopardizes students’ health and well-being.
The government’s decision to revert to the 1998 Health and Physical Education Curriculum while initiating further consultation is irresponsible, discriminatory and jeopardizes the safety of students.
Direction provided to all OECTA members, to help carry out professional responsibilities while protecting them from police, Children’s Aid Society (CAS), and/or Ontario College of Teachers charges.
What role do teachers have in the necessary transition away from our fossil-fuel dependent economy?