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Luckily, for the teachers of Alberta, John Walker Barnett was afflicted with the “donkey syndrome.”
The following is based on “A Short Memoir” by A.J.H. Powell, who served as ATA president from 1929 to 1930.
In January 2014, I begin my twelfth year as the Alberta Teachers’ Association’s seventh executive secretary.
Votre association professionnelle fait son possible pour vous renseigner en anglais, mais aussi en français.
The government of Stephen Harper seems bound and determined to continue its plan to gut unions.
The above op-ed appeared in the Vegreville Observer and was reprinted in The Alberta School Trustee, May 1936.
Pictured here is a draft version of The Teaching Profession Act (1935) showing legislators’ edits and marginalia.
Pictured here is a draft version of The Teachers’ Retirement Fund Act (1939) showing legislators’ edits and marginalia.
When Alberta joined Confederation in 1905, some recognizable key features of public education were already present.
For Alberta, the 1920s was a decade of political agitation and ongoing attempts at various sorts of social reform.
This issue focuses on the remarkable contributions to the teaching profession in Alberta and to our organization of John Walker Barnett.
John Walker Barnett crisscrossed Alberta many times and for many years in his bid to unify the profession.
For a complete listing of events, consult the Conference Calendar or contact Barnett House.
Are schools squandering teachers’ talent?
Your ATA Library always keeps an eye open for interesting new materials to support you in your work.
The following publications of the Alberta Teachers’ Association’s are featured on the ATA website.
A worldwide reversal of economic fortune occurred when the stock market fell in October 1929 and ushered in the Great Depression.
The outbreak of World War I brought many changes to Alberta.
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