World Mental Health Day

On behalf of OSTA-AECO, the Co-Chairs of the Student Well-Being Working Group, Keith Baybayon and Isabel Unger would like to take a moment in acknowledging and celebrating World Mental Health Day. With the recent end of Mental Health Awareness Week, we wanted to touch...

Orange Shirt Day 2020

Orange Shirt Day is a day where we as people take the time to honour and remember the traumatic experiences that had taken place within Residential Schools, where innocent children were taken away from their families and were physically, mentally and sexually abused....
The Possibilities of Blended Learning

The Possibilities of Blended Learning

The Possibilities of Blended Learning The sheer number of courses available for Ontario high school students is amazing, but rural schools often struggle to offer the same wide variety of courses for their students. Whether it’s because of a lack of interest or...
Equitable Leadership in Education

Equitable Leadership in Education

Equitable Leadership in Education The leaders of our education system strive to cultivate excellence from the students they serve, but they are fundamentally not representative of them. For example, within Ontario, “26% of students are racialized, whereas only 13% of...