HALTON CDSB PINK LISTING LIFTED

Please be advised that as a result of the tentative agreement between the Halton Elementary Unit (permanent and continuing education teachers’ bargaining unit) of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association and Halton Catholic District School Board, the pink-listing of the Halton CDSB that commenced on March 22, 2021 is...

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT FOR MEMBERS

As the 2020-2021 school year unfolds, and the education landscape continues to shift, the OECTA Provincial Professional Development department is mindful of the pressures placed upon members. They are striving to be responsive to the diverse needs of members and continue to offer differentiated professional development opportunities. Below are...

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Free Mental Health Literacy Course for Elementary Teachers

Free Mental Health Literacy Course for Elementary Teachers School Mental Health Ontario recently released a new MH LIT – Mental​ Health in Action literacy course​. This course provides elementary educators with basic​ knowledge and information related to mental health, social-emotional​ learning, strategies​ to enhance student mental​ health, and everyday practices​ for use in the classroom.​ The free course...

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Élections et démocratie

  WebExperience: Democracy & Elections Series / Série de Webinaires Élections et Démocratie OECTA Provincial’s Professional Development Department, in partnership with Elections Canada, presents Série de Webinaires Élections et Démocratie, a French language webinar series for teachers. Beginning in July 2020, seven (7) different WebExperiences will be available, specially designed...

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GTA PILOT

ELECTIONS CANADA FREE RESOURCE AND IN-CLASS SUPPORTS FOR TEACHERS THROUGH & PILOT PROJECT FOR GTA TEACHERS RESOURCES Helping teachers access resources and tools for learning, teaching and engaging students in federal elections and democracy has been made simpler through electionsanddemoncracy.ca. This website offers teachers access to free teaching resources, lesson plans as...

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Web Experience

OECTA’s Professional Development Department, in partnership with Elections Canada, presents the WebExperience: Democracy & Elections Series. Beginning April 16, 2020, seven (7) different WebExperiences will be available, specially designed for Intermediate and Senior level teachers in a broad spectrum of subject areas. These online, inquiry based, interactive sessions will...

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