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OTF President Diane Dewing receives Special Recognition Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation02018 - 20192019-07-12T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/OTF President Diane Dewing receives Special Recognition Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation.aspxOTF President Diane Dewing receives Special Recognition Award from the Canadian Teachers’ FederationDiane Dewing, a long-time member of ETFO and current president of the Ontario Teachers' Federation, has received the 2019 Special Recognition Award from CTF.
Former ETFO member Deb St. Amant receives Indigenous Elder Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation1.000000000000002018 - 20192019-07-12T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Former ETFO member Deb St- Amant receives Indigenous Elder Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation.aspxFormer ETFO member Deb St. Amant receives Indigenous Elder Award from the Canadian Teachers’ FederationDeb St. Amant, a former member of ETFO provincial Executive, has received the 2019 Indigenous Elder Award from CTF.
Given Ford government nepotism, let’s not re-open the door to nepotism in public education hiring practices2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-06-26T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Given Ford government nepotism, let’s not re-open the door to nepotism in public education hiring practices.aspxGiven Ford government nepotism, let’s not re-open the door to nepotism in public education hiring practicesThe exposure of nepotism in hiring by the Ford Conservatives comes just as the government is proposing to weaken a regulation put in place to stop nepotism and favouritism in hiring by public school boards.
Elementary educators welcome a fresh start3.000000000000002018 - 20192019-06-20T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Elementary educators welcome a fresh start.aspxElementary educators welcome a fresh startThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) welcomes the opportunity for a fresh start with the appointment of Honourable Stephen Lecce as Minister of Education.
People for Education report confirms continuing erosion of public education supports3.000000000000002018 - 20192019-06-17T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/People for Education report confirms continuing erosion of public education supports.aspxPeople for Education report confirms continuing erosion of public education supportsPeople for Education’s 2019 Annual Report issued today clearly demonstrates a continued erosion of supports for public education, according to ETFO.
Ford Conservatives get an ‘F’ for education and public services2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-06-06T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ford Conservatives get an F for education and public services.aspxFord Conservatives get an ‘F’ for education and public servicesETFO has given the Ford Conservative government failing grades for education, public services and putting people first during its first year in office.
Conservative legislation is an attack on workers2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-06-05T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Conservative legislation is an attack on workers.aspxConservative legislation is an attack on workersIn an extraordinary attack on collective bargaining and workers, legislation proposed today by the Conservative government blatantly violates the democratic rights of public sector workers, including educators, to negotiate freely.
ETFO celebrates educators during Education Week2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-05-06T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO celebrates educators during Education Week.aspxETFO celebrates educators during Education WeekETFO is celebrating Education Week, May 6-10, by applauding the professional skills and high-quality learning delivered by Ontario educators.
Ontario budget does not meet the needs of students2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-04-11T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario budget does not meet the needs of students.aspxOntario budget does not meet the needs of studentsThe Ontario government's 2019 budget for public education does not meet the needs of students and schools, according to the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario.
Ontario education workers united against government cuts2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-04-03T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario education workers united against government cuts.aspxOntario education workers united against government cutsTeachers and education workers in Ontario have formed a common front to defend a strong publicly funded education system that is of high quality and accessible to all.
Government simply delaying autism crisis by six months2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-03-21T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Government simply delaying autism crisis by six months.aspxGovernment simply delaying autism crisis by six monthsToday's announcement by the Conservative government is simply putting off the crisis it has created for children with autism by six months, according to ETFO.
Conservative government announces more cuts to public education2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-03-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Conservative government announces more cuts to public education.aspxConservative government announces more cuts to public educationThe Conservative government announced more cuts to public education today including increases to class size in grades 4-8 and in high school.
Downloading government obligations for autism supports harms students2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-03-11T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Downloading government obligations for autism supports harms students.aspxDownloading government obligations for autism supports harms studentsInstead of addressing the crisis it has created for Ontario children with autism, the Ford government is downloading its obligation to support these students onto public schools.
Educational workers implore Government to support students with autism2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-03-07T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Educational workers implore Government to support students with autism.aspxEducational workers implore Government to support students with autismAs parents, educators, front-line workers, education stakeholders’ and as concerned residents in Ontario, five educational workers’ unions released a statement strongly urging the government ...
ETFO urges investment for Ontario schools2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-03-01T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO urges investment for Ontario schools.aspxETFO urges investment for Ontario schoolsThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, (ETFO) urges the government to refrain from making cuts to an education system that clearly needs investment.
ETFO successfully defends ability to establish inclusive learning environments2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-02-28T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO successfully defends ability to establish inclusive learning environments.aspxETFO successfully defends ability to establish inclusive learning environmentsToday, the Ontario court ruled that teachers have the ability to meet and exceed curriculum expectations, a victory that ETFO says enshrines the professional judgement rights of educators to establish inclusive learning environments.
ETFO - Over 78,000 Ontarians say NO! to larger class sizes2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-02-06T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Over 78,000 Ontarians say NO! to larger class sizes.aspxETFO - Over 78,000 Ontarians say NO! to larger class sizesOver 78,000 Ontarians have sent letters to their MPPs in the last two weeks saying that they do not support larger class sizes in public elementary schools as part of a campaign set up by ETFO.
ETFO- Government would sacrifice our youngest children to save money2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-01-30T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO- Government would sacrifice our youngest children to save money.aspxETFO- Government would sacrifice our youngest children to save moneyFrom raising child/caregiver ratios for home child care providers to contemplating larger classes in elementary schools, the Ontario government is moving quickly to sacrifice the safety and well-being of our youngest children to save money....
ETFO urges Ontario government to make investments in public education to better prepare all students for success2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-01-15T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO urges Ontario government to make investments in public education to better prepare all students for success.aspxETFO urges Ontario government to make investments in public education to better prepare all students for successIn 2019 pre-budget hearings today, ETFO urged the Ontario government to make investments, not cuts, in public education to better prepare all students for success.
ETFO legal case contends government mishandling of the Health and Phys Ed Curriculum has had chilling effect on teachers, puts students at risk2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-01-09T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO case contends government mishandling of the HPE Curriculum has had chilling effect on teachers, puts students at risk.aspxETFO legal case contends government mishandling of the Health and Phys Ed Curriculum has had chilling effect on teachers, puts students at riskETFO is set to make its case in court today that the government's mishandling of the Health and Physical Education Curriculum has had a chilling effect on teachers, and puts students at risk.

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