Update is the official newsletter of OSSTF/FEESO. It is published at least once a month during the regular school year and mailed to all members at their work sites.

Its award winning articles cover a variety of subjects that deal with members’ working lives, the education community and social issues.

Editorials, provincial and local news stories, analysis of education, social and political issues, political cartoons and articles on a variety of subjects are all found within its pages. It is also a great place to list a classified ad that reaches almost 60,000 readers.


2014–2015 Editions
Vol. 42 No. 8
A school year without a contract; Queen's Park Notes; Moving forward with curriculum change; Our right to strike, their choice to not bargain; Conservative government begins mass deportations; Left to your own devices; The Norm Snyder Award; Le CSLF rend visite aux comités provinciaux d’OSSTF/FEESO; CSLF visits OSSTF/FEESO’s provincial committees; Walk so Kids Can Talk: Walk for Kids Help Phone
Vol. 42 No. 7
OSSTF/FEESO on strike; Queen's Park Notes; The misnomer of Grants for Student Needs; Government special needs strategy may affect you; Bystanders condone through inaction: —Sexual Harassment Awareness Week, June 1–7, 2015; A NOTICE TO MEMBERS OSSTF/FEESO SUPPORTS BOYCOTT: Bottles, not cans!; Member recognition; District profile.
Vol. 42 No. 6
AMPA 2015; Queen’s Park Notes; Preparation for the federal election; Standing up for what is right; Seven districts move toward job action; Finally…Ontario’s new Health & Physical Education curriculum; Integrating FNMI content from a non-FNMI perspective; Member awards; Exploring relations with the Cuban Teachers Union.
Vol. 42 No. 5
Transforming Character(s)…; Information from the 2014 audited Statements; Renseignements sur les états financiers vérifiés de 2014; Annual action plan; Plan d’action annuel; The OTIP Teaching Awards; Funding our future; International Women’s Day: Celebrate progress and share hope; Lessons Unheeded: Ontario’s P3 fixation; Anti-Harassment; Lutte contre le harcèlement; A hero amongst us.
Vol. 42 No. 4
Political Action: a focus on the federal election; Action politique : l'accent sur l'élection fédérale; Your local governments; Queen's Park notes; NDP Annual convention; CPAC conference asks members to “Get Talking”; Educational Services providing quality PD; The Seneca effect: When good teaching jobs turn bad; Looking for an argument?; Spotlight on pensions OMERS new Dispute Resolution Process; Pleins feux sur les pensions Nouveau processus de règlement des différends d’OMERS; Calling all artists; Protests across Mexico; District profile; Peel teachers get dirty for a good cause; Volunteers needed for AMPA News Team.
Vol. 42 No. 3
Strong member support for bargaining strategy; Appui solide des membres à la stratégie de négociation; What's wrong with Bill C-377; Queen's Park notes; Spotlight on pensions OTPP Amendment Re: Short Leaves of Absence; Pleins feux sur les pensions Amendement au RREO (OTPP) – Congés de courte durée; Working to remove barriers; OEuvrer en vue d’éliminer les obstacles; Still a long way to go to end violence against women; Provincial knowledge exchange; The Mandate of the Ontario College of Teachers; Presentation of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation to the Ontario College of Teachers’ Governing Council, October 1, 2014; Recognizing World AIDS Day, Dec 1; Awarding excellence; Mississauga teacher receives award for excellence; Prix du mérite du CSLF 2014–2015; District profile; Sisters in Spirit; Multi-site JHSCs under attack.
Vol. 42 No. 2
OSSTF/FEESO bargaining; Négociation d’OSSTF/FEESO; Queen's Park Notes; My women’s history includes #MMIW; Exploring local labour history; Public education is worth fighting for; United Way and OSSTF/FEESO: Achieving common goals; December 6: Acknowledge the rose; Le 6 décembre : Prêtez attention à la rose; Common Threads VI: An uncommon Experience; District 35, Universities and Colleges; Prestigious awards winners; OSSTF/FEESO employee recognition; MSRB vacancy
Vol. 42 No. 1
Leadership 2014 Building Strength; Leadership 2014 Développer ses forces; Queen's Park notes; Solidarity is not a cliché; With no contract, no schools will open in BC; Priorities 2014/15; Priorités pour 2014/15; Looking for newer members for provincial committee; À la recherche de nouveaux membres au sein d’un comité provincial; Supporting lifetime learning; In the community; Educators Financial to tour Ontario; Federation Family Education Fund

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