As a result of the rich cultural learning she acquired during her 11 years teaching in Nunavut, Secretary General Cassie Hallett DaSilva shares her firm belief that a key to reconciliation is for all teachers to better understand Indigenous cultures and histories. [+]
Find out what nearly 1,900 Canadian teachers in public elementary and secondary schools had to say about incorporating Indigenous history, culture and current issues in their classrooms. [+]
The CTF and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation are currently working together to produce an education tool to help students better understand the history of residential schools. [+]
Find out more about the professional learning opportunities and resources offered by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario to its 78,000 members. [+]
When the history of residential schools was incorporated into the Northwest Territories, a series of rich and powerful resources were developed for both teachers and students. [+]
Originally published in NBTA News, this article introduces us to First Nations teacher Melissa Dedam who defied all odds to become a teacher. [+]
Perspectives web magazine is published by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), a national alliance of provincial and territorial teacher organizations that represent nearly 231,000 elementary and secondary school teachers across Canada.
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