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24.06.2020

Ontario Government ignores calls by educators for two-year implementation of math curriculum given pandemic’s impacts on student learning

Ontario Government ignores calls by educators for two-year implementation of math curriculum given pandemic’s impacts on student learning

“Educators, students and parents have all grappled with the stressful learning conditions forced on us by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said ETFO President am Hammond. The Ontario government is rushing the new math curriculum into public schools this September despite the learning gaps experienced by students resulting from this year’s school… »

28.04.2020

Ontario Teachers. ETFO members ratify agreements at central bargaining tables

Ontario Teachers. ETFO members ratify agreements at central bargaining tables

“Our goal was to defend public education and the working and learning conditions that have made Ontario’s education system one of the best in the world. While these negotiations were prolonged and difficult, our educators – with the support from parents and other community members – stood firm in the… »

30.03.2020

ETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain period

ETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain period

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) understands the need for a plan and process for continuous learning for students in Ontario’s public education system during the temporary situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ongoing well-being and success of students and that of our public education system is paramount,”… »

26.03.2020

ETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisis

ETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisis

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has made a donation of $75,000 to Feed Ontario and a matching donation of another $25,000 for ETFO locals who are donating to community food banks in their areas. “We are living in unprecedented, uncertain and challenging times” said ETFO President Sam Hammond. »

16.03.2020

Coronavirus. To cope with fear and anxiety Run This Way school program launch a digital well being campaign

Coronavirus. To cope with fear and anxiety Run This Way school program launch a digital well being campaign

“The request for well-being makes it possible to clarify the wishes for our future, it is similar to the good thoughts that we express through brotherhood and solidarity. We wanted to create a stream of sympathy for the students living difficult moment with their families and friends,” said Anne Farrell,… »

08.03.2020

Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario. No bargaining dates set by government, ETFO take action Monday

Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario. No bargaining dates set by government, ETFO take action Monday

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will hold a media conference on Monday March 9 at 2:30 p.m. to announce its next phase of strike action. President Sam Hammond will discuss the fact that ETFO is still waiting for Ford’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce to send his team… »

04.03.2020

Teachers strike in Ontario have tremendous support of the public

Teachers strike in Ontario have tremendous support of the public

“We can credit Ontario’s educators and the tremendous… »

29.02.2020

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs meet with government representative

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs meet with government representative

The Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs have invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier John Horgan (B.C. Premier) to Wet’suwet’en Territory to meet. However, both have declined at this time. Therefore, the Hereditary Chiefs have agreed, as a first step, to meet with Ministers Bennett and Fraser from federal and provincial governments… »

12.02.2020

Elementary and Secondary educators across Ontario will stand up against cuts to Public Education

Elementary and Secondary educators across Ontario will stand up against cuts to Public Education

On Friday, February 21, elementary and secondary teachers and education workers represented by the four major education unions in Ontario will stand up to the Ford government’s education cuts by participating in a one-day walkout across the province. Members of the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO), the… »

17.12.2019

Debate. Yoshua Bengio and Gary Marcus on the best way forward for AI

Debate. Yoshua Bengio and Gary Marcus on the best way forward for AI

Both Gary Marcus and Yoshua Bengio agree that the field of AI might benefit from an articulation of their agreements and disagreements. The debate will be moderated by Vincent Boucher. Yoshua Bengio, Full Professor, Deep Learning Pioneer and A.M. Turing Award — “the Nobel Prize of Computing” Yoshua Bengio… »

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