Ontario College of Teachers proposes 13% fee increase

The College is budgeting for a $20 increase from $150 to $170 in the annual membership fee, effective January 1, 2020. This means a total revenue increase of 13% while the College’s expenses will increase by only 4.8. There is a projected surplus for 2020 of $1 million (on a cash basis) and the College’s …

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What’s at the heart of escalating violence in Ontario classrooms?

Violence, harassment in elementary schools at crisis levels, report  Violence against elementary school educators has risen seven-fold over 12 years and will remain unacceptably high unless sufficient supports are put in place, finds a new study. Some 1,688 participating Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) members completed the Harassment and Violence against Educators (Ontario) Survey …

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