50-Day re-employment rule increased for some OTPP retirees

After careful consideration, the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) and the Ontario Government, as co-sponsors of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), have agreed to temporarily increase the 50-day re-employment rule to 95 days for teachers, principals, and vice principals in the publicly funded school system until June 30, 2021. As part of this agreement, school …

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Federation guidance for associate teachers during COVID-19

Teaching others to teach is a special responsibility that brings tremendous rewards. When we share our experience and expertise with beginning teachers, we help the continuation of teaching excellence. Mentoring teacher candidates also allows us to reflect on our own teaching practice and promotes our professional growth. Ontario’s teachers have a long history of serving …

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OTF Connects webinars next week

To find more information on the presenters, click on bios. For more more information or to register, click here. Créer des milieux scolaires et communautaires où règnent la sécurité, la force et la liberté COPA: Céline Duguay & Janine Ruhinda Tuesday, November 10: 4:00 – 5:15 pm L’iniquité et l’exclusion vécues par les groupes sociaux …

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A roadmap for renewal: Revisiting the curriculum review process in Ontario

Earlier this fall, the Ministry of Education solicited feedback and input on the current iterations of the Science and Technology (Grades 1-8), Science (Grades 9-12), Technological Studies (Grades 9-12) and Computer Studies (Grades 10-12) curricula as one of the preliminary phases of its current curriculum review process. Together, OTF and its four Affiliates took this …

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