One hundred years after many Canadian women won the right to vote, their “Daughters” took their seats in the House of Commons! Our ancestors would have been proud to see their dignity and self-confidence. The teachers who accompanied them certainly were!
Author: Francine Filion
The link between violence against women and children and mental illness is strong. At the Annual General Meeting, CTF delegates adopted resolutions that address domestic violence, violence against teachers and murdered and missing Indigenous women.
The CTF and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation are currently working together to produce an education tool to help students better understand the history of residential schools.
As Syrian refugees arrive in our schools, the resource “Dream Big Together” is a valuable tool for teachers and parents to ignite a healthy dialogue on cultural diversity within the school setting.
The who, what and how human rights and diversity are championed at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation.
Child poverty and child and youth mental health were noted as the two top priorities for teacher advocacy in the upcoming federal election by over 5,000 teachers in a CTF survey. How can teachers engage in a dialogue with federal election candidates on these issues?