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Cross-Country Check-Up: An Overview of Changes and Challenges in Education

Vivian McCaffrey

the quality of public education. Given the gender profile of ETFO, it also underlines the importance of targeting political action training for our women members and increasing the pool of female ETFO activists.

Taking stock of what’s happening across the country also reveals the extent to which provincial governments are moving towards centralizing control. Keeping abreast of what’s happening beyond our borders helps ETFO anticipate changes at home and learn from the experiences of our sister provinces.

Vivian McCaffrey is an executive staff member at ETFO.

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