July 24, 2015, Member Update: OECTA's Statement Login to the Members' Centre to access this memo as well as Provincial Bargaining FAQs, Provincial Bargaining Vote FAQs and other updates.


How do teachers spend their summer vacation?

On July 20, the Toronto Star published the following editorial: http://on.thestar.com/1RJ9Jbk.

OECTA responded with both an Op Ed and a Letter to the Editor (both of which can be found below) but the Star refused to publish these pieces.

Today, the Huffington Post published an Op Ed by Ann Hawkins: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/ann-hawkins/ontario-teacher-labour-dispute_b_7840794.html

Click here to read the Op Ed and the Editorial.


Professional Development Project Teams 2015 - Call for writers

OECTA is seeking curriculum/resource writers to work on its summer 2015 projects.  Click here for more information


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