What is Get Connected?
How Can Teachers Get Connected?
Teachers from across the province are invited to share ideas about their passion and illustrate how they have incorporated these ideas into their classrooms, schools and communities.
QPAT members are part of a community that makes a difference. Get connected is here to inspire personal and professional growth, focusing on the following areas:
Podcasts for Teachers
Exclusive Resources for Teachers
LEARNING PROGRAMS, EDUCATION BLOG, LEARNING CHANNELS, ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION, INDIGENOUS VOICES AND RECONCILIATION
Canadian Black History Resources
Classroom Resources: Indigenous History and Celebrations in Canada
Resources to Support Students Dealing with Emotional Health Issues
Pedagogical tools and projects in English
Through its actions, Fondation Monique-Fitz-Back wishes to reach as many young people and educators as possible throughout the province of Quebec. With this in mind, we try to make our services and pedagogical tools as accessible as possible. However, much of our content is still only available in French. We are doing our best to change this situation and offer more bilingual content.
The following educational tools are available in English:
ReelEducation is an educational program that uses film to bring conversations to the classroom around disability, inclusion, empathy, accessibility, mental health, universal design, and more. We teach kids how to identify barriers and how to break them down.
ReelEducation has fully accessible films and lesson plans for K-12 classrooms across Canada and the US and all of our materials are fully accessible, available in English and French, and designed to align with educational curricula in both countries. And it’s free!
Be aware. Get Involved. Teachers shape the culture of their school / centre. Many forums exist for your to share your voice and help shape that culture. Remember: Speak up, your voice matters.
- Staff Council – Made up of teachers. Here discussions are had, opinions are shared, and decisions are made about directions the teachers wish to take pertaining to school issues.
- Governing Board – Be part of a larger community of the stakeholders of your school / centre including parents, students, other staff members, and community members.
- Union Delegate – Seek out your union delegate. Even better, become a school / centre delegate. Remember, the role of the delegate is not to answer all questions or handle all the problems; the union delegate is there to support colleagues and to point them in the right direction should a situation or question arise.
- School-Level Committees – Contact your union delegate or local union for committees that may be of interest to you
Resources and Workshops for Schools on Diversity
Implementing 2SLGBTQ+ Inclusion: A Tipsheet for Change Champions in the Youth-Serving Sector
2SLGBTQ+ young people deserve access to inclusive and affirming community, health, education and social services across the youth-serving sector. This tip-sheet is geared towards leaders and champions in the youth-serving sector, particularly managers and organizational leadership teams, to support the implementation of 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion in their organizations.
The CTF/FCE Student Voice booklets are intended to support discussions about complex societal issues with the voice of students at the centre. These student voices form the content of the booklets from which lesson plans are developed. The booklets also help teachers encourage students to discuss important issues, to challenge the status quo societal response, and to take action to increase awareness among the school population and the local community.