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Return to school delayed

The government has announced that schools will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17th, 2022. Virtual learning will start on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. We are pleased to see the student voice at the forefront of the government’s decision to delay...

2021 Fall General Meeting

After a year of virtual conferences, on November 4th – 7th 2021, student trustees from all over Ontario gathered in downtown Toronto for the annual Fall General Meeting. Student trustees were able to network with like-minded peers, discuss topical issues in...

Menstrual products made available to all Ontario Students

The Ontario Student Trustees' Association is pleased with the recent announcement made by the Ministry of Education, issuing a change that can greatly benefit thousands of students across Ontario. We thank the government and Shoppers Drug Mart for being proactive...

2021/22 Working Group Transitional Conference

OSTA-AECO Operations Coordinator Charles Chen organized a virtual Working Group Transitional Conference on September 16th, 2021 to help Working Group Co-Chairs adapt to their new positions. Throughout this conference, chairs were able to bond through professional...

September Executive Council Meeting

On September 11th, the Executive Council held their second monthly meeting of the year in Downtown Toronto at the Ontario Public School Boards Association’s Head office. Points of discussion included the Fall General Meeting, Menstrual Equity, Outreach and Awareness...

OSTA-AECO statement regarding vaccination disclosure policies

The Ontario Student Trustees' Association is encouraging all eligible students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinations significantly decrease the likelihood of infections and outbreaks which allows for a safer learning environment for students and a swifter...

How technology is changing higher education

An Article brought to you by Career Karma, helping people switch careers from non-tech fields to tech jobs to acquire new skills and obtain higher salaries. Technology is changing the way students and teachers interact and approach learning in the classroom. Textbooks...

OSTA-AECO blog posts share unique examples of student voice from student trustees across the province. The views and opinions expressed in these posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organization.