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1/ I’m going to do a thread about the absurdity of mass asymptomatic testing of education workers in Ontario.
#onted #osstf #etfo #oecta #aefo @opsba @opcouncil @CatholicEdu @ACEPOntario @AFOCSC @OPSOA1 @OnDirEducation
2/ The mass testing of asymptomatic, healthy education workers is about to roll out in Ontario. Although, early in the Covid-19 paradigm, people could get an asymptomatic test fairly easily, that is not the case anymore.
3/ However, now if you are a worker in certain sectors, like public education, you must have a “rapid antigen” test 2X per week and submit your results to your employer. This directive is illegal and wrong.
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Starting a thread on this important event.

This year hybrid learning crept into our classrooms under the false pretence that it's a necessity right now.

Hybrid learning steals learning opportunities from students & is an unacceptable ask of educators.

Starting with a talk about how the general public doesn't have a clear idea about what's happening in schools.

This has been designed as a community town hall on purpose, bringing together all of the stakeholders. Students, parents, education workers, an open invite.
We're all here because we all want quality public education.

We learned this year that if we're going to have any success in having strong public education in Ontario it has to be a combined effort.

Last year proved that community connections are essential to protect schools.
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#SupportOntarioNurses #etfo #osstf #aefo #oecta

Ontario teachers - Please help our Ontario Nurses!

My wife is a nurse. She, and many other nurses are terrified to go to work (yet still are) because the hospitals are withholding N95 masks, saying that airborne precautions are
not necessary. Not only does this action put our healthcare workers at risk (when they're gone, who is going to do that work), it makes them potential transmitters of the disease to other patients and to their families. Imagine that feeling. ONA is currently fighting this
decision, but it would be a huge help if others could call, email and tweet our MPPs to let them know that this is unacceptable. Please share widely and inform the public. Nurses need to know that they have our as they put themselves in harms for us.
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One of my biggest concerns about violence in schools, beyond the immediate concern of injury/trauma, is about what will happen to victims of and witnesses to this violence 15+ years down the road.


CW: violence, abuse, assault

#onted #onpoli #etfo #osstf #aefo #oecta
In a nutshell, we are teaching children how to be in abusive relationships. As a survivor of abuse and sexual assault, this is killing me. I don't know how to cope with the guilt and anxiety I feel about the situations these kids are put into.

#onted #onpoli
We tiptoe around volatile students in an effort to prevent them from becoming dysregulated. If a student escalates, the discussion becomes about what everyone else did, where we could have acted differently, where we could have changed our behaviour so as not to set them off.
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Photo thread: Province-wide walkout of public education workers, including #ETFO, #OSSTF, #AEFO & #OECTA at Queen's Park.
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Photo thread: Province-wide walkout of public education workers, including #ETFO, #OSSTF, #AEFO & #OECTA at Queen's Park.
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Photo thread: Province-wide walkout of public education workers, including #ETFO, #OSSTF, #AEFO & #OECTA at Queen's Park.
#ETFOstrike #ETFOstrong 3/8 ImageImageImageImage
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