June 29, 2016
Ottawa – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will be sending 54 teachers to 11 African and Caribbean countries to work with teacher colleagues in those countries as part of its Project Overseas (PO) program which marks its 55th anniversary this summer.
June 24, 2016
Ahead of the North American Leaders’
Summit, the CTF has written to Prime Minister Trudeau asking that he address
human rights violations characterized by violent suppression of legitimate
protest by encouraging dialogue at the national and local levels so that the
voice of teachers is heard and listened to.
June 21, 2016
OTTAWA – A pan-Canadian survey of nearly 1,900 teachers reveals a high need for quality information and education resources on Aboriginal language and culture in elementary and secondary classrooms across the country. The majority of all teachers surveyed report three of four examined resources in their school pertaining to the integration of Aboriginal content and perspectives into the curriculum are either barely sufficient or insufficient.
June 07, 2016
OTTAWA–The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is appalled a Canadian researcher was arrested and questioned by Ugandan police over two days because of false accusations made by an edu-business operating in that country.
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.