Free Homa

Please sign the petition calling for the immediate release of CAUT Member Homa Hoodfar, a Canadian professor of Iranian origin, and a world-renowned anthropologist of the Middle East who has been detained in Iran since June 6. Petition #FREEHOMA    

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OTF Welcomes New Minister of Education

TORONTO, June 13, 2016 — The Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) welcomes the announcement that MPP Mitzie Hunter has been appointed as Ontario’s Minister of Education. “We congratulate the new Minister and we look forward to working with her on behalf of Ontario’s teachers. We look forward to working with her to make Ontario’s world-class education system… OTF Welcomes New Minister of Education

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CTF media release: Canadian researcher safely released from Ugandan prison after false allegations made by Bridge International Academies Ltd.

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. Curtis Riep, a PhD student at the University of Alberta, was in Uganda working legitimately on behalf of Education International (EI) to study the… CTF media release: Canadian researcher safely released from Ugandan prison after false allegations made by Bridge International Academies Ltd.

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Presidents of Canadian Teachers’ organizations release belief statement and call to action

St John, NL, June 1, 2016 – The national presidents from provincial teacher unions/organizations who are meeting in St. John’s this week have released a Belief Statement and Call to Action (see attached). They are calling on the provincial and territorial governments across Canada to take  immediate action to address their overwhelming concerns on educational… Presidents of Canadian Teachers’ organizations release belief statement and call to action

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