July 10-11, 2017
Ottawa Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street
The Forum will provide an overview and generate deep discussions on the growing trend of privatization in public education here in Canada and around the world.
This two-day event is designed to create an atmosphere of respectful and open dialogue among:
- Teachers and teacher leaders
- Representatives of teacher unions, organizations, associations
- School boards representatives
- Ministries of Education representatives
- NGO representatives
- Supporters of public education
Featured speakers include:
David Edwards, Deputy General Secretary, Education International
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
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Graham Martin-Brown, Founder, Learning Without Frontiers (LWF)
Juliet Wajega, Deputy General Secretary, Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)
Angelo Gavrielatos, Project Director, Global Response, Education International
Curtis Riep, Researcher, University of Alberta
Dr. Phil McRae, Executive Staff Officer, The Alberta Teachers’ Association, and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta
Luc Allaire, General Secretary, Comité syndical francophone de l’éducation et de la formation (CSFEF) and Advisor for international relations, Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ)
Alec Larose, Advisor, Professional Life, Fédération des syndicats de l’enseignement (FSE)
And many more!
Information: Meg LaPlante, CTF Meeting and Event Planner (613-232-9906) firstname.lastname@example.org.