FEATURES

Deena Ladd standing in class holding $15 & Fairness logo

Izida Zorde in conversation with Workers’ Action Centre Coordinator Deena Ladd.

This is the first of a four-part history of Ontario public elementary teachers and their federations. We will learn about ETFO and its predecessor organizations, the challenges they faced and the victories they achieved.

teacher working one on one with student on paper

Would Boys do Better in School if More of Their Teachers Were Men?

The 2006 ETFO Annual Meeting was the first without elections.

children dancing and playing in classroom

It’s spring and the playground at Chatham’s Queen Elizabeth II School is alive with the steady beat of jump ropes slapping the asphalt and the sounds of kids repeating age-old chants: “One potato, two potato, three potato, four…”

teacher standing in front of classroom while children are working

“Those young people just don’t understand what we fought to achieve.”

They were deeply involved in the federal election. They met the candidates.

As intermediate teachers, one of our major concerns is motivating our students.

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