Writer Charmain Brown with students and parent volunteers standing in front of a school

While members of the community practice tai chi outside the school doors, students file into the building after the morning bell to music t

student presenting statistics in front of classroom

The notion of what is fair resonates deeply with the students in my grade 7 class at Algo

volunteers standing outside of Women’s Literacy Program in Durham

You know you are doing something right when your students beat you into the classroom!

student standing next to diorama in classroom

Can you imagine the excitement with which students greet the opportunity to take part in

cartoon of politician holding up house of cards

If you’re like me, you may be waiting impatiently for the economic pendulum to swing back to a time when skilled workers could count on stable employment and a comfortable standard of living. According to a number of recent reports, however, we’re in the midst of a new economic reality, the dominant feature of which is “precarious work.”

group of woman representatives at UN Commisson on the Status of Women

Every year, during the first two weeks of March, representatives from countries around the world gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to participate in the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The CSW addresses different themes each year, examining the progress made on achieving gender equity and other policies that advance the fundamental rights of women and girls around the world.

view of new ETFO office from street

In June, ETFO made history when we moved into our new home in downtown Toronto.

Troy Hill posing with Kelly Hayes

During the presentation, I talked about sharing knowledge about First Contact between European and First Nations people from an Indigenous perspective with students. My intention was to encourage teachers to engage with knowledge from our people instead of just about them.

elementary students standing with teacher and puppet

Talking to Children about their bodies, safety, and personal boundaries can be a challeng

three musicians performing in front of classroom of elementary students

In the summer of 2012, Dana Campbell, a grade 2/3 teacher at Churchill Alternative School