Takes College of Teachers by Surprise
The announcement that "teachers will be
required to take and pass regular re-certification examination" had not been
discussed with the profession.
Cautions for Principals
Most educators agree that the role of the principal
in the school and the community is changing. While much attention has focussed on Bill
160s removal of principals from their federations and the effect on job security,
this was only one element of change in an ever-changing vision of their responsibilities.
One responsibility, though, is unchanged the responsibility to ensure that the
teachers in a school are qualified, competent and of good character.
College Calls on Ministry
to Fund Additional Teacher
Training Spaces Immediately
Leadership Crunch Hits Ontario's Schools
Ontario needs 1,000 new principal-qualified
teachers a year. In 1998, there were just 612.
The Supreme Court
Respects Teachers Judgement
Six Points to Ponder Before
You Exercise Yours.
Teachers... Our Forgotten
From Chalk to Mouse
The University of Ottawa is changing
attitudes with a teacher education program in which technology becomes a learning
Who Do You
Opinion research shows high level of public
respect and trust for teachers.
Highlights from 1998 Annual Report; Discipline
Decisions; and other need-to-know information for members.
Where it's A.T.
school science teacher Jim Ross is going to work early. After he prepares for his classes,
he wants to have enough time to help a student teacher from the University of Western
Ontario prepare for their teaching and learning experience at Londons John Paul II
The high percentage of male teachers over age
55 means that the gender gap in our classrooms will become a chasm.
Scottish and American research
indicates that not all reading programs that include phonics produce comparable results.
Children learning with synthetic phonics learned remarkably faster than students learning
with other phonics programs.
Retirees Can Enjoy Designer Teaching
Boards all across the province
desperate for occasional teachers and many recently-retired teachers are finding they can
enjoy the best of both worlds.
Literacy for pupils at risk, how to grade for learning,
education law in Ontario, multidisciplinary approaches to sexual and physical abuse and
some education magazines worth reading.
Answers to some frequently asked questions.
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs -- Steady Now, There is a Site for Teachers.
Professional news for members.
Conferences and events of interest to members of the profession.