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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Teaching for a better world

“Tomorrow, teachers across Ontario and the world will be recognized for their contributions to making the world a better place for students,” states Anne Vinet-Roy, President of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF). “The Canadian Teachers’ Federation theme for World Teachers’ Day this year is ‘I teach for a better world’ and that is what teachers …

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