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Woman holding poster with The Global Goals for Sustainable Development displayed

Joanne Arcand asks us to consider the UN Global Goals for Sustainability in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Velvet singing and dancing with class

Velvet Lacasse shows us how music can be a powerful tool for teaching social justice.

Students in classroom. Photo by Christine Cousins

Neeru Sekhon writes about creating a community-focused cultural hub and the power of the arts to create opportunities for self-representation and reflection.

Sharon Ethier

I am a product of ETFO’s women’s programs. In my first few years as an ETFO member, I had no idea of the journey of learning I was about to embark upon. Balancing a home and a career was difficult and left little time for my own learning, but through networking and involvement in ETFO and its women’s programs, many of those barriers were removed.

children drawing on paper

Kimberly Maich talks about some of the classroom strategies she uses to engage and motivate her students to advocate for their own future.

teacher reading book to classroom

JoAnne Formanek Gustafson reflects on Indigenous communities in northern Ontario fighting back against the legacy of environmental racism.

Climate activists

ETFO member and environmentalist Kim Fry speaks with three young climate justice activists based in Ontario.

class and teacher standing in front of artwork

Sarah Lowes considers the importance and impact of hope when talking about the future of the planet.

Teacher reading book to class

We focus on the effectiveness of the current model for Kindergarten, which includes a certified teacher and a designated early childhood educator.

Joy Henderson standing outside

Voice speaks with Scarborough Families for Public Education organizer Joy Henderson.

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