Monthly Archives: February 2018

Pink Shirt Day

On February 28, 2018, we encourage everyone to practice kindness and wear pink to symbolize that you do not tolerate bullying. Now a movement celebrated across the globe, Pink Shirt Day has humble beginnings. Inspired by an act of kindness in small-town Nova Scotia, CKNW Kids' Fund, working with partners Boys & Girls Clubs and [...]

CTF Women’s Symposium

This year, “Women and Union Leadership” is the theme of the CTF Women’s Symposium hosted by the Prince Edward Island Teachers’ Federation in Charlottetown, May 6-9. This year’s Symposium will examine challenges and successes faced by women in leadership roles within teacher organizations. Women from across the country will have the opportunity to exchange ideas [...]

World Radio Day

Teachers: Here are 10 ideas to celebrate World Radio Day on February 13, 2018 Radio is still the most dynamic, reactive and engaging medium there is, adapting to 21st century changes and offering new ways to interact and participate. Where social media and audience fragmentation can put us in media bubbles of like-minded people, radio [...]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Dear Teachers and QPAT Members, As is the case each year, we take advantage of Teacher Appreciation Week to underscore the fundamental importance of your contributions as teachers within our education system. At QPAT, we strongly believe that our work as teachers should be valued throughout the school year and that our expertise and point [...]