Ontario school boards need to crack down on cellphone use because social media is a huge distraction for students, says Education Minister Stephen Lecce.
‘Teaching can be a demanding job at any time, let alone during the trying times of the pandemic years’ Educators face non-stop stress as schools mark Mental Health Week | Calgary Herald
The 2025 curriculum update will, for the first time, spell out certain letter and sound combinations that students need to know, as well as new vocabulary-building requirements. Ford government to revamp full-day kindergarten curriculum (thestar.com)
TORONTO – The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) is extremely alarmed by a government memo to school boards, recommending that boards stop hiring teachers and other staff, including hiring needed to fill vacancies for…
Ontario’s public elementary schools will add 401 specialist teachers to help the province’s youngest learners advance in their reading skills, according to a tentative agreement negotiated between the government, school boards and a teachers’ union….
While the province’s educators have approved the provincial deal, many boards are now bargaining local contracts with union locals over more administrative matters. Ontario school boards ratify deal with CUPE support staff | The Star
We hear from Grade 12 student Patrick Mikkelsen who organized a school walkout to protest the York Catholic District School Board’s decision not to fly the Pride flag and Erin Van Moorsel, a Catholic elementary…