It is natural for teachers to question the value of CTF since the federation is one step removed from direct service to teachers.
So what does CTF do for you as a teacher? Plenty – as you are
about to find out. [+]
In collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada,
CTF conducted a national survey on mental health which drew
the responses of 3,900 teachers. Results are quite revealing. [+]
As part of its ongoing work to raise the “Teacher Voice” and perspectives on teaching and learning in Canada’s public schools, a number of members of the CTF Board of Directors joined CTF President Paul Taillefer in the production of a series of YouTube videos. [+]
Thanks to the support of CTF Member organizations, 53 Canadian teachers are about to embark in this summer’s Project Overseas program and will provide in-service training for their teacher
colleagues in 13 countries. [+]
The community school at the heart of civic engagement is
a new concept in French language schools. What role will
teachers play? [+]
The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights has been holding hearings this spring on cyberbullying in an effort to explore ways to prevent it and protect youth. Many voices were invited – including CTF. More on the CTF presentation on May 14. [+]
With the help of CTF and its Member organizations, MediaSmarts (formerly known as the Media Awareness Network) conducted teacher focus groups across the country to find out about the role played by digital technology in teachers’ lives and their professional practices. [+]
Another project under CTF’s Imagineaction banner is currently in development in partnership with Elections Canada. The new project
will aim to engage youth and teachers in Canada’s Democracy Week, Sept. 15-22, 2012. Lesson plans and other resources will be posted later in the summer. [+]
The Annual Museums and Schools Partnership Award celebrates and encourages excellence in collaboration between Canadian museums and schools, school boards or districts in developing educational programming to enrich and expand students’ understanding of and appreciation for Canada’s cultural and natural heritage. The deadline
is Nov. 15 for entries. [+]
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