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ETFO: Supporting the NDP and change that works for majority of Ontarians02017 - 20182018-05-10T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Supporting the NDP and change that works for majority of Ontarians.aspxETFO: Supporting the NDP and change that works for majority of OntariansWith Ontario voters appearing overwhelmingly to believe it’s time for change, ETFO is supporting change that works for people across the province promised by the New Democratic Party (NDP).
ETFO: Report on EQAO doesn’t go far enough; such testing should be abolished1.000000000000002017 - 20182018-04-25T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Report on EQAO doesn’t go far enough; such testing should be abolished.aspxETFO: Report on EQAO doesn’t go far enough; such testing should be abolishedA report on EQAO testing by an Education Advisors’ panel does not go far enough in its recommendations, according to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
ETFO lauds Ontario NDP for promising to conduct a public review of the education funding formula2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-04-17T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO lauds Ontario NDP for promising to conduct a public review of the education funding formula.aspxETFO lauds Ontario NDP for promising to conduct a public review of the education funding formulaThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) welcomes the Ontario New Democratic Party’s (NDP) election platform commitments, including a public review of the province’s education funding formula and an end to EQAO testing.
ETFO calls for end to EQAO, funding formula review to build better schools, and one secular school system2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-04-16T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO calls for end to EQAO, funding formula review to build better schools, and one secular school system.aspxETFO calls for end to EQAO, funding formula review to build better schools, and one secular school systemETFO has released an updated version of its Building Better Schools education agenda outlining what needs to be done to meet the educational needs of all students.
ETFO, OSSTF file unfair labour practice complaints against Liberal Government2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-04-13T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO, OSSTF file unfair labour practice complaints against Liberal Government.aspxETFO, OSSTF file unfair labour practice complaints against Liberal GovernmentETFO and OSSTF are filing unfair labour practice complaints with the Ontario Labour Relations Board against the Government of Ontario.
ETFO: Ontario budget a desperate attempt by Liberals as election looms2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-03-28T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Ontario budget a desperate attempt by Liberals as election looms.aspxETFO: Ontario budget a desperate attempt by Liberals as election loomsWhile the budget promises additional supports for students with special needs, it falls short of addressing critical structural issues with the province's education funding formula, according to ETFO.
Lack of Support for Elementary-Aged Children's Mental Health Care in Government Announcement a Missed Opportunity2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-03-21T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Lack of Support for Elementary-Aged Children's Mental Health Care in Government Announcement a Missed Opportunity.aspxLack of Support for Elementary-Aged Children's Mental Health Care in Government Announcement a Missed OpportunityETFO is questioning why the government has not placed greater emphasis on elementary-aged children in today’s announcement on mental health care.
ETFO: Educators must intensify efforts to fight waves of continuing racism2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-03-20T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Educators must intensify efforts to fight waves of continuing racism.aspxETFO: Educators must intensify efforts to fight waves of continuing racismOn the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, ETFO is calling on educators and others to intensify efforts to fight waves of continuing racism at home and abroad.
ETFO welcomes new policy and guidelines supporting fair use of copyright- protected materials for classroom learning2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-03-07T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO welcomes new policy and guidelines supporting fair use of copyright- protected materials for classroom learning.aspxETFO welcomes new policy and guidelines supporting fair use of copyright- protected materials for classroom learningThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) welcomes the policy statement and guidelines on copyright issued by Canadian education ministers today which support fair use of copyright-protected materials for classroom learning.
Statement from ETFO President Sam Hammond: “Students, teachers need mass support to change U.S. gun laws”2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-02-26T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Statement from ETFO President Sam Hammond “Students, teachers need mass support to change U-S- gun laws”.aspxStatement from ETFO President Sam Hammond: “Students, teachers need mass support to change U.S. gun laws”“The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) supports the call from American youth in the battle to change gun laws in the United States (US) and eradicate shootings in schools.
ETFO extremely concerned at loss of 11,000 mainly non-Catholic students from public education system to Catholic schools2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-02-16T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO extremely concerned at loss of 11,000 mainly non-Catholic students from public education system to Catholic schools.aspxETFO extremely concerned at loss of 11,000 mainly non-Catholic students from public education system to Catholic schoolsThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is extremely concerned at the loss of 11,000 mainly non-Catholic students from the public education system to Catholic schools.
New ETFO Black Canadian curriculum resource will help teachers move beyond Eurocentric curriculum2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-01-29T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/New ETFO Black Canadian curriculum resource will help teachers move beyond Eurocentric curriculum.aspxNew ETFO Black Canadian curriculum resource will help teachers move beyond Eurocentric curriculumETFO has released a new Black Canadian curriculum resource to encourage elementary teachers to be more inclusive of Black studies in classrooms throughout the year.
ETFO members' survey shows violence pervasive in schools2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-01-23T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO members survey shows violence pervasive in schools.aspxETFO members' survey shows violence pervasive in schoolsSeventy per cent of ETFO members say they have personally experienced violence or have witnessed violence in schools, according to an independent survey conducted for the Federation in November.
ETFO supports Auditor General's call to review the education funding formula2.000000000000002017 - 20182017-12-07T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO supports Auditor Generals call to review the education funding formula.aspxETFO supports Auditor General's call to review the education funding formulaThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) supports the call by Ontario’s Auditor General for a review of Ontario’s education funding formula to ensure that it is meeting the needs of students.
Ontario College of Teachers 'empire building' beyond its mandate with successive fee increases for members2.000000000000002017 - 20182017-12-06T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario College of Teachers empire building beyond its mandate with successive fee increases for members.aspxOntario College of Teachers 'empire building' beyond its mandate with successive fee increases for membersThe Ontario College of Teachers, the regulatory body that governs the teaching profession, is about to vote on yet another excessive membership fee increase to pay for activities that extend beyond its mandate.
ETFO - Prime Minister sends a message that LGBTQ people must be treated with equality and dignity2.000000000000002017 - 20182017-11-28T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Prime Minister sends a message that LGBTQ people must be treated with equality and dignity.aspxETFO - Prime Minister sends a message that LGBTQ people must be treated with equality and dignityPrime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology for historical government persecution and prosecution of sexual minorities is a welcome sign not just for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) people but for all of society.
ETFO says U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has lots to learn from Ontario visit2017 - 20182017-10-03T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO says U-S- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has lots to learn from Ontario visit.aspxETFO says U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has lots to learn from Ontario visitThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) questions the purpose of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ visit to Ontario.
ETFO renews calls for government to address extreme temperatures in schools2017 - 20182017-09-25T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO renews calls for government to address extreme temperatures in schools.aspxETFO renews calls for government to address extreme temperatures in schoolsAs southern Ontario temperatures soar, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is renewing calls for the government to address extreme heat and humidity conditions in elementary schools.
ETFO joins call for resignation of Senator Lynn Beyak from Conservative caucus2.000000000000002017 - 20182017-09-21T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO Joins Call for Resignation of Senator Lynn Beyak from Conservative Caucus.aspxETFO joins call for resignation of Senator Lynn Beyak from Conservative caucusThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) joins calls from Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde that Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak should resign or be expelled from caucus by the Conservative Leader.
ETFO passes motion to rename buildings named after Sir John A. Macdonald2016 - 20172017-08-24T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO passes motion to rename buildings named after Sir John A- Macdonald.aspxETFO passes motion to rename buildings named after Sir John A. MacdonaldDelegates to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Annual Meeting last week approved a motion that ETFO call upon all school boards to rename schools and buildings named after Sir John A. Macdonald.

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