Beyond the smoke and mirrors – what’s really going to happen in our classrooms? – A statement by Diane Dewing, OTF President

The recent announcement by the Ontario Minister of Education reveals the true goals of the Ford government and they are not pretty. Forget the issue of cell phones and sex education – essentially these issues are smoke and mirrors for the government to distract parents from the real issue of an estimated $1.4 billion being… Beyond the smoke and mirrors – what’s really going to happen in our classrooms? – A statement by Diane Dewing, OTF President

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OTF President’s Remarks to OCT Governing Council – February 28, 2019

On February 28th, I delivered remarks  to the Governing Council of the Ontario College of Teachers. These remarks outlined the concerns of OTF and the Affiliates to the OCT governance report and recommendations that Council received late last year from Governance Solutions Inc. The recommendations from GSI, if adopted, would eliminate the majority of teaching… OTF President’s Remarks to OCT Governing Council – February 28, 2019

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OTF and Affiliate submission re OCT Governance Review Report

On November 26, 2018, the Ontario College of Teachers released the Governance Review Report. The review, commissioned in March 2018 and conducted by Governance Solutions Inc., included 37 recommendations. Click on this link to read the OTF and Affiliate response to the Report and the recommendations then complete a two-question survey.

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Limited number of subsidies available for Math AQs/ABQs

If you successfully completed an AQ/ABQ or undergraduate prerequisite Math course by December 31, 2018, you may be eligible for a subsidy. The Ministry of Education, through the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF), is once again offering a subsidy to OTF or Affiliate members who have successfully completed an Additional Qualification (AQ) or Additional Basic Qualification… Limited number of subsidies available for Math AQs/ABQs

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Two directors re-appointed to the OTPP Board of Directors

On behalf of the Executive and Board of Governors of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF), President Diane Dewing is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Bill Chinery and John Murray to the Board of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP, Teachers’) for two-year terms commencing January 1, 2019. Click here.

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