Watch video interviews with PC Leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk and the Opposition Education Critics
The Greek philosopher Pericles said, “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”
Read this and other Summer Series articles on education and the valuable work of Alberta's teachers.
Our story is about “straddling two worlds.”
Despite having serious concerns about Education Minister Jeff Johnson’s Task Force for Teaching Excellence, the Alberta Teachers’ Association has submitted and simultaneously released a response to the report’s recommendations.
Association research study, Reflections on Teaching: Teacher Efficacy and the Professional Capital of Alberta Teachers.
This update is intended to make teachers aware of the Association’s position on a number of the issues being discussed publicly.
The collective bargaining process ended in March 2014; however, final collective agreements are just now being written, proofread and signed. Updated collective agreements will be posted here as they become finalized.
Say yes when asked to participate in workload study
The content of the report, as well as the words and actions of the minister himself, make it clear that this report is not about supporting teacher excellence.