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Link to Online Special Needs Survey: Youth Sector Teachers

As per the MEMORANDUM that was shared on QPAT’s website, Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram on April 10, 2019, the link to the survey on special needs is now active. The survey link has been sent to you by your local union and will be available online, in both English and French, fromApril 15 – 29, [...]

Link to Online Special Needs Survey: Youth Sector Teachers2019-04-15T12:47:17+00:00

Bill Banning public servant workers (teachers) from wearing religious symbols

The Quebec Provincial Teachers Association (QPAT) is unequivocally opposed to any bill that discriminates against current or future teachers based upon their religious belief, and QPAT will stand by its members and support them in protecting their fundamental rights.  Freedom of religion is guaranteed by the Canadian Charter and it is up to each individual [...]

Bill Banning public servant workers (teachers) from wearing religious symbols2019-03-28T17:41:47+00:00

QPAT Sock Drive

How much time do you spend thinking about the importance of socks? Most of us, including our students, most likely don’t give them much thought: Our feet get wet, we put on a clean dry pair, and (hopefully) put the dirty ones in the hamper. Unfortunately for some people, this is not even an option. Many [...]

QPAT Sock Drive2019-01-22T15:56:37+00:00

Starling Minds

Starling Minds is launching a 3-week New Years Resolution from January 14 - February 1st, 2019 consisting of daily challenges for our members. Week 1 Challenges

Starling Minds2019-01-11T18:10:39+00:00

Imagine a Canada

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s (NCTR) Imagine A Canada is calling all young people from across the country from kindergarten to grade 12 to lead our nation through Reconciliation. NCTR wants youth to show us how they can be a leader in Reconciliation, to make the future of Canada a more respectful place. [...]

Imagine a Canada2018-12-19T15:45:23+00:00

President: By-Election Call for Nominations

Nominations are invited for the following position on the QPAT Executive for 2018-2020: PRESIDENT Each nomination must be signed by at least fifteen (15) active members drawn from at least two (2) locals of QPAT, accompanied by the curriculum vitae of the nominee and his/her consent in writing. Please ensure that nominators print their names [...]

President: By-Election Call for Nominations2018-12-19T15:09:10+00:00

Summary of Results of the Spring 2018 QPAT Member Survey on Violence in Schools

Violence is trivialized in the education community It is not unusual to hear people say that violence in schools is an inherent aspect of the teaching profession, or that teachers are trained to deal with different types of students, or that violence is a result of lack of experience or poor classroom management. Violence is [...]

Summary of Results of the Spring 2018 QPAT Member Survey on Violence in Schools2018-11-22T21:39:17+00:00