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Education and Training

September 8, 2009

The closure of two Academy of Learning campuses in Saskatchewan confirms that post-secondary education and training should not be left to the private sector.

July 6, 2009

'I think making sure that the adequate resources and support are there to operate the classroom in an effective way is the top priority.' - Wayne MacKay.

July 2, 2009

Red River College receives $4.25M in funding for infrastructure projects

June 16, 2009

Workers at colleges and institutes, including instructors and support staff, met for a two-day meeting in Ottawa.

May 21, 2009

Bolstering funding to Community Colleges and Institutions is essential to full economic recovery and the building of a green economy.

April 6, 2009

'Basically, it’s a strategy to have the application (to unionize) dismissed without counting the vote.' - Connie Huziak

April 6, 2009

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) in the UK report that four in 10 teachers have faced verbal or physical aggression from a pupil's parents or guardian.

April 3, 2009

Clarification is important because the internet is now the biggest mode of communication that people have. A 2009 University of Toronto survey of more than 2000 students found 50 per cent had been bullied online.

March 25, 2009

Transferring operating funds to capital budget while projecting deficits and threatening cutbacks.

March 24, 2009

The union negotiating team recommending acceptance. Ratification votes will take place in the coming weeks.