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A new tool to help eradicate homophobia in schools

May 17, 2016

OTTAWA – On this International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is proud to release a new resource guide entitled Sexual and Gender Minorities in Canadian Education and Society 1969-2013 – A National Handbook for K-12 Educators.

Educators, mental health advocates to explore wellness in Canadian schools at national forum

May 06, 2016

OTTAWA – Join us for the 2016 Canadian Forum on Public Education — Wellness in our school: Time to act! organized by the Canadian Teacher’s Federation (CTF) July 11‑12 in Montreal. The forum will provide an overview and generate deep discussions on wellness in Canadian schools from a variety of perspectives within the education community and mental health professionals.

Urgent appeal in support of Fort McMurray

May 04, 2016

The Canadian Red Cross has established an emergency fund to support families affected by the devastating fires in Fort McMurray where 29,000 residents have been forced to flee for their safety.

The Alberta Teachers’ Association has urged its members to donate to the Canadian Red Cross. The Canadian Teachers’ Federation echoes this appeal to all its Member organizations.

Here’s the link to the Red Cross

Heather Smith

Cassandra Hallett DaSilva
Secretary General

Students are encouraged to be media makers and creators for Media Literacy Week 2016

April 28, 2016

OTTAWA – MediaSmarts, Canada’s leading centre for digital and media literacy and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), today announced this year’s theme for Media Literacy Week, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, will focus on hands-on media creation for children and teens.

Please join educators from around the world in the #TellPearson campaign this week

April 25, 2016

Educators and supporters of public education are invited to join a global social media campaign in support of publicly funded education and to pressure Pearson to change its business practices.


© 2016 Canadian Teachers’ Federation