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Satirical essay about teachers welcome

By Paul Hetzler Kudos to Angus McLintoch for his brilliant satire (“Get real, teachers,” Dec. 13 edition). He did a masterful job illustrating the absurdity of public misconceptions about teachers. It seems appropriate to follow his playful spoof with fact-based...

Get real, teachers

By Angus McLintoch The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Dec. 5 shows that Canadian pupils’ performance in mathematics, science and reading continues to decline. ...

Stand united in valuing education

By Jen Bardell An Open Letter to the Public I write to you today not only as an experienced teacher but also as a concerned citizen and parent who has become increasingly infuriated by the state of education in our province. We find ourselves at a critical moment in...

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