I really liked this one. There was a new Minister of Education appointed. Relations between boards and unions are in the toilet. School infastructure is crumbling. This cartoon captures it all!
The Canadian Educational Press Association (CEPA) is a network of communications staff from organizations that represent public education workers across Canada. These communication specialists (such as writers, editors, graphic designers, social media specialists and others) work on behalf of their organizations to promote the value of public education and the rights of their members as workers and professionals. At the annual conference, representatives from each organization gather to exchange communication strategies.
L’Association canadienne de la presse éducationnelle (ACPÉ) est un réseau de membres du personnel des communications d’organismes qui représentent les travailleuses et travailleurs en éducation du système public de partout au Canada. Ces spécialistes des communications (p. ex., personnel de rédaction et de révision de textes, conceptrices et concepteurs graphiques, spécialistes des médias sociaux et autres) travaillent pour le compte de leur organisme afin de promouvoir la valeur de l’éducation financée par les fonds publics et les droits des membres en tant que travailleuses, travailleurs, professionnelles et professionnels. Des représentantes et représentants de chaque organisme se réunissent au congrès annuel pour échanger des stratégies de communication.
While most of the content may only be of specific interest to our members, you may find a few articles of interest for yourselves or members of your federation.
In our latest edition, our editorial is about Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne needing to “hit the reset button” on public education.
Hey folks, I listen to a lot of podcasts and always keep one ear open for labour-related topics. This recent episode from Futility Closet highlights the story of Arthur Nash who in the early 20th century inadvertently purchased what was essentially a sweatshop. The decided to give his employees decent wages and expected the company to bankrupt itself within the year. What actually happened is an amazing story.
Click this link to access the full flow (“script”) of my workshop at the 2016 CEPA Annual Conference. See the other posts with links to companion documents (templates, etc.) referenced throughout the flow.
Our Project of Heart book is a very helpful learning resource for teachers to use to teach students about the legacy of residential schools.
Two social media posts that have had massive success and share rates.