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ETFO urges Ontario government to make investments in public education to better prepare all students for success02018 - 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 risk1.000000000000002018 - 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.
Elementary educators call for investments, not cuts, in response to consultations2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-12-13T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Elementary educators call for investments, not cuts, in response to consultations.aspxElementary educators call for investments, not cuts, in response to consultationsElementary educators have provided key recommendations to the provincial government to enhance Ontario’s internationally regarded public education system.
Decent work labour law repeal is a major setback2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-11-22T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Decent work labour law repeal is a major setback.aspxDecent work labour law repeal is a major setbackThe passage of Bill 47 rescinds labour laws that were designed to help Ontario workers and their families and is a major setback for working people across the province, says the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
ETFO issues call - respect, don't erase, transgender identities2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-11-15T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO issues call - respect, don't erase, transgender identities.aspxETFO issues call - respect, don't erase, transgender identitiesAs Transgender Day of Remembrance approaches on November 20, ETFO is calling on Ontarians to respect, not erase, trans identities.
Ontario economic update is a precursor to privatization2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-11-15T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario economic update is a precursor to privatization.aspxOntario economic update is a precursor to privatizationAfter today’s economic update, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is urging the government to rethink its agenda of cuts and privatization that will erode the public services Ontario families rely on
Ontario government must wait for public consultation results before prescribing solutions for math outcomes2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-10-25T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario government must wait for public consultation results before prescribing solutions for math outcomes.aspxOntario government must wait for public consultation results before prescribing solutions for math outcomesGiven that a province-wide public consultation on mathematics and other education topics is currently underway, it is surprising that the Ontario government is putting the cart before the horse in determining what needs to be ...
Repeal of labour laws a setback for struggling workers, families and Ontario economy2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-10-23T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Repeal of labour laws a setback for struggling workers, families and Ontario economy.aspxRepeal of labour laws a setback for struggling workers, families and Ontario economyThe planned repeal of labour laws designed to help Ontario’s precarious workers would be a set-back for them, their families and the growth of Ontario’s economy, according to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
Designated Early Childhood Educators are champions for children2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-10-16T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Designated Early Childhood Educators are champions for children.aspxDesignated Early Childhood Educators are champions for childrenOn Tuesday, October 16, Child Care Workers and Early Childhood Educators Appreciation Day, ETFO celebrates Designated Early Childhood Educators for their critical role in the development of full-day Kindergarten learners.
On World Teachers' Day, public elementary teachers are proud to be the heartbeat of Ontario's high quality education system2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-10-04T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/On World Teachers' Day, public elementary teachers are proud to be the heartbeat of Ontario's high quality education system.aspxOn World Teachers' Day, public elementary teachers are proud to be the heartbeat of Ontario's high quality education systemAs 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.
Government urged to resume Indigenous curriculum development ahead of Orange Shirt Day campaign2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-09-27T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Government urged to resume Indigenous curriculum development ahead of Orange Shirt Day campaign.aspxGovernment urged to resume Indigenous curriculum development ahead of Orange Shirt Day campaignThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is urging the Ontario government to resume Indigenous curriculum development for the benefit of all students as Ontarians recognize Orange Shirt Day on September 30th.
Alternative funding models, consumer ‘choice’ would severely compromise public school education2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-09-27T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Alternative funding models, consumer choice would severely compromise public school education.aspxAlternative funding models, consumer ‘choice’ would severely compromise public school educationShould the Ontario government proceed with alternative funding models and consumer ‘choice’ in education, public schools across the province would be put in severe jeopardy, according to the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
Revenue generation, not cuts to services, key to improving Ontario's fiscal health2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-09-21T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Revenue generation, not cuts to services, key to improving Ontario's fiscal health.aspxRevenue generation, not cuts to services, key to improving Ontario's fiscal healthWith the tabling today of Ontario’s 2017-2018 Public Accounts, ETFO is calling on the government to generate more revenue rather than cut public services that families need for a decent life.
ETFO First Vice-President Karen Campbell honoured as one of Canada’s top 100 Accomplished Black Women2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-09-17T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO First Vice-President Karen Campbell honoured as one of Canada’s top 100 Accomplished Black Women.aspxETFO First Vice-President Karen Campbell honoured as one of Canada’s top 100 Accomplished Black WomenThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is proud to announce that First Vice-President Karen Campbell has been honoured for her work in advancing the efforts of Black girls and women in Canada.
Ontario educators’ union launches injunction against government2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-09-04T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario educators union launches injunction against government.aspxOntario educators’ union launches injunction against governmentToday the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced legal action against the Ontario government regarding its repeal of the 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum and the anonymous parent ‘snitch line’.
ETFO to outline its next steps to defend sex ed curriculum 2.000000000000002018 - 20192018-08-31T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO to outline its next steps to defend sex ed curriculum.aspxETFO to outline its next steps to defend sex ed curriculum On the first day back to class for Ontario public elementary schools, ETFO will hold a media conference to outline its next steps regarding the government’s repeal of the 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum.
ETFO - Ontario government continues to create chaos in education system where none is warranted2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-08-22T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO - Ontario government continues to create chaos in education system where none is warranted.aspxETFO - Ontario government continues to create chaos in education system where none is warrantedThe Ford government is continuing to create chaos in Ontario’s education system instead of addressing real issues of underfunding in the public school system, according to ETFO.
Halton teacher Maureen Weinberger receives ETFO Honorary Life Member Award2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-08-16T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Halton teacher Maureen Weinberger receives ETFO Honorary Life Member Award.aspxHalton teacher Maureen Weinberger receives ETFO Honorary Life Member AwardMaureen Weinberger, a teacher, president of the Halton Teacher Local and ETFO vice-president received an Honorary Life Member Award from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) last night at its Annual Meeting in Toronto.
Waterloo teacher James McCormack receives ETFO Honorary Life Member Award2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-08-16T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Waterloo teacher James McCormack receives ETFO Honorary Life Member Award.aspxWaterloo teacher James McCormack receives ETFO Honorary Life Member AwardJames McCormack, a former teacher, president of the Waterloo Region Teacher Local and ETFO vice-president received an Honorary Life Member Award from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) last night at its Annual Meeting in Toronto.
Halton Designated Early Childhood Educator Local President Amy Korzack receives prestigious ETFO President’s Award2.000000000000002017 - 20182018-08-16T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Halton Designated Early Childhood Educator Local President Amy Korzack receives prestigious ETFO Presidents Award.aspxHalton Designated Early Childhood Educator Local President Amy Korzack receives prestigious ETFO President’s AwardAmy Korzack, President of the Halton Designated Early Childhood Educator (DECE) Local, received the prestigious annual President’s Award at the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s (ETFO) Annual Meeting last night.

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