ATA News 52:3

September 26, 2017
Masulita Project

Masulita Project

Someone once said, “I am not the same after having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world,” a sentiment I share after experiencing Africa.

Infographic: Missing School

264 million school aged children and youth globally are out of school.

Students poised to mark municipal ballots

Students throughout Alberta are getting ready to vote in municipal elections for the first time.

World Teachers’ Day a cause for celebration

Since 1994, World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated internationally on Oct. 5.

Cancer journey inspires teacher to give back

Every birthday is a gift, was her philosophy, and it’s one that was solidified when she was diagnosed with cancer in 2015.

Moot Points

Moot Points is your chance to write about a funny incident, a lesson learned or a poignant experience related to teaching.


This is going to come in handy.

Editorial: Upcoming election a chance to discuss education issues

School board trustee elections are on Monday, Oct. 16.

Q & A: All teachers are subject to professional discipline

Why are public and separate school teachers subject to professional discipline but not superintendents or teachers in private and charter schools?

Your Views

A collection of views from social media.

Viewpoints: Teachers: thank you for your amazing work

We know that teachers are the backbone of our education system, and that if we can retain good teachers in this province, we will continue to be successful.

From the Archives: A tough NUT to crack

Leading up to its official 100th anniversary in June 2018, the Alberta Teachers’ Association is celebrating its history through a number of initiatives, one of which is this column.


The Alberta Teachers’ Association is undertaking a review of our processes for the distribution of the ATA News, ATA Magazine and our monthly mailings to schools.

Meet the UCP leadership candidates

The four UCP leadership candidates were invited to submit a biography and statement of educational beliefs for publication in the ATA News.

Keep a work log to help qualify for employment insurance benefits

Typically, substitute teachers, part-time teachers and teachers who work only a portion of a full year are most vulnerable when it comes to being denied an EI claim due to insufficient hours.

Pitfalls and Precautions: Teacher fined for crossing boundaries in relationship with student

Pitfalls and Precautions is a series that aims to educate teachers on professional conduct issues.