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ETFO celebrates educators during Education Week02018 - 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 students1.000000000000002018 - 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.
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.

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