Media Advisory - Researchers Identify Teacher Working Conditions Critical for Student Success



    TORONTO, June 12 /CNW/ -

    
    What:     Most people would agree that the way to improve student
              learning lies in the classroom. But what conditions need to be
              in place to enable teachers to make a difference? The
              Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is holding
              its first international symposium on teacher working conditions
              to focus on this key question for student learning.

    Who:      Speakers from Canada, the U.S. and England will explore a
              number of themes that promote teacher working conditions and
              identify strategies to make positive working conditions a part
              of every school environment.

              A closing panel will identify key conclusions of the symposium
              and needed actions to ensure positive teacher working
              conditions are in place to support student learning.

    When:     June 14, 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
              June 15, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Where:    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto,
              ON
    

    For complete symposium agenda and descriptions of speakers and
presentations, go to http://etfo.ca, click on 'Teacher Working Conditions That
Matter', click on 'Agenda in Detail'.





For further information:

For further information: Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416)
962-3836 (office), (416) 948-0195 (cell); On-site media contact: Johanna
Brand, ETFO Communications, (416) 948-2554

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