Issue # 25 | June 2017

In this issue

No longer is the teacher the sage on the stage but rather the guide at the side

In her last column as CTF President, Heather Smith tells us how education has evolved over the past 150 years and how CTF has played an important role for the benefit of teachers and students. [+]

On celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2020

As CTF and some of its Member organizations prepare to celebrate important anniversaries, Secretary General Cassie Hallett invites you to share your stories for a special historical project. [+]

Canada @ 150
Eight big ideas to strengthen public education

Moving from the past to the future: discover eight great ways to improve and strengthen public education. [+]

The canvas of our ever-changing lives

An Aboriginal author makes an important link between our past and present life by using the analogy of a painting on canvas. [+]

CTF’s International Program: Already 55 years old!

Fifty-five years ago, CTF’s International Program was launched! How did that come about? And what difference does the Program still make today? [+]

The evolution of French-language education in Canada

Two new education guides, one for schools and one for communities, trace back the history of French-language education in Canada. À découvrir… [+]

The teachers who were there when the Daughters sat in the House

One hundred years after many Canadian women won the right to vote, their “Daughters” took their seats in the House of Commons! Our ancestors would have been proud to see their dignity and self-confidence. The teachers who accompanied them certainly were! [+]

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