International Program

Teachers are at the forefront of CTF’s International Program, including Project Overseas. Behind them, Member organizations support CTF in developing and implementing the Program’s professional development and capacity building projects and partnerships. Find out how you can take action for learning by becoming involved in CTF’s International Program!


This unique CTF social justice and youth leadership program empowers teachers and students to create and implement community activities and projects which advance issues related to human rights, social justice, democracy and the environment. Teachers have access to a network of contacts, classroom resources and financial support.

Speak Truth to Power Canada

Speak Truth to Power Canada is a multifaceted educational resource aimed primarily at students in grades 5 to 12, although its content can easily be adapted to younger students. It highlights the experiences of 12 contemporary Canadians who have dedicated their life to defending human rights. Issues covered range from crimes against humanity and children’s rights activism to Indigenous self-determination and citizen participation.