In a symposium held on 2014 February 12, Andy Hargreaves spoke to Calgary teachers about uplifting leadership - principles that are key to successful transformation in education. This publication chronicles some of the uplifting success stories already present in Calgary public schools. View the publication here.
This followup to the 2010 publication of Leading Our Future Together and 2013 teaching and learning conditions survey maps out a concrete direction for creating the necessary conditions to support sustainable transformation in schools. When a shared value of education stakeholders is meeting the needs of all children, school staff and district leaders all have a role to play in transforming current practice and growing into an organizational culture that helps us to achieve great schools for all. View the publication here.
In 2011 & 2012, Calgary Public Teachers engaged community stakeholders in conversations about some of the most important issues facing education in Calgary today - Engaged Citizenship, Student Diversity and Assessment, and Healthy Working Conditions. Now, in Exploring Our Future Together, Calgary Public Teachers summarizes the key points from these symposia and touches on future directions for education in Calgary. This publication lends itself well to discussion groups and conversations around the water cooler! As we continue the work of Leading Our Future Together, Calgary Public Teachers continues to be a strong voice in advocating for positive change in public education. View the publication here.
In September, School Representatives provided the Local with feedback on the foundations of personalized learning (the theme of CBE's AISI Cycle 5 project). This report summarizes those responses and has been forwarded to stakeholders.
On April 18, 2012, Dr. Linda Duxbury spoke at the Carriage House Inn about her recent work-life balance survey. Approximately 1,000 Calgary teachers responded. If you missed being at the symposium, you can watch here to begin to understand the results, as well as the implications for teachers experiencing work/life imbalance.
Calgary Public Teachers, ATA Local 38 produced the video Facing Our Future Together to help our members understand the nature of collective bargaining, the history of collective bargaining in Local 38, the important role the Local and the Association plays in advocating for education in Calgary and Alberta, and the value teachers place on their Association.
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