World Teachers’ Day 2017 We the Educators - Literature Review Publications Catalogue
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Teachers highlight safe and caring schools for World Teachers’ Day

September 22, 2017

OTTAWA – Safe and caring schools are a top-of-mind priority for the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) as it highlights this year’s World Teachers’ Day on Oct. 5. The Federation chose the theme because of a growing concern expressed by its Member organizations about violence in school.

Alberta’s H. Mark Ramsankar assumes presidency of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

July 14, 2017

OTTAWA – H. Mark Ramsankar will take over the presidency of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), following a changeover today at the CTF’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel. Ramsankar replaces Heather Smith, who served as the Federation’s President from 2015 to 2017. Ramsankar, the former president of The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA), was elected as President-Designate at last year’s AGM.

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation honours exceptional educational leaders, educators, and a national literacy organization

July 13, 2017

OTTAWA – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is pleased to present the recipients of its Aboriginal Elder Award, Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award, Public Education Advocacy Award, and two Special Recognition Awards today at its Annual General Meeting at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel.

National teachers’ meeting to debate resolutions, honour educators and elect new executive

July 12, 2017

OTTAWA – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) starts this evening its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ottawa with over 100 teacher leaders representing CTF Member organizations to discuss education issues of current import, including the impact of privatization and commercialization in and of public education. Delegates will also map out the organization’s budget and priority work for the coming year. This is the last AGM for CTF President Heather Smith whose two-year non-renewable term comes to an end. H. Mark Ramsankar, Past President of The Alberta Teachers’ Association, elected in 2016 as president-designate, will assume the Federation’s presidency.

International and national experts to expose corporate involvement in public education at national forum

July 05, 2017

OTTAWA – Teacher leaders from across Canada and around the world will be in Ottawa to discuss their collective concerns about privatization and commercialization in and of public education. Students before Profits is the theme of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF)’s Canadian Forum on Public Education (July 10-11) and Annual General Meeting (July 12-14). Both events will be held at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel on Kent Street.


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