A to Z of being an OT → Professionalism

Need To Know If You Can Copy That Resource?

Are you planning to use a copyright-protected work? This tool will help you find out if the use is allowed under fair dealing.
http://www.copyrightdecisiontool.ca/

NOTE This resource is suggested as a replacement for an item currently on the ETFO-OT website titled “Copyright Matters – Some Key Questions and Answers for Teachers” (found by using search bar). The old resource is a downloadable pdf file while the new resource is an online decision-making tool.

LGBTQ Rights in Your Workplace – Ensuring LGBTQ Member Rights in All School Workplaces

This resource outlines the need to create safe, inclusive, and respectful workplaces for LGBTQ members. It also provides information for LGBTQ members about the supports available from ETFO Professional Relations Services.

LGBTQ Rights in Your Workplace – Ensuring LGBTQ Member Rights in All School Workplaces

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

A virtual grab bag of ideas for career development, classroom management, and professionalism.

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

Know Your Local Collective Agreement

ETFO’s listing of Occasional Teacher locals provides contact information as well as website links where available. This is where the answers to many employment-related questions can typically be found; answer will vary depending on your local agreement. The best thing a member can do to ensure that her or his negotiated rights are being upheld is to read the agreement and consider the implications. Members are encouraged to contact their local for clarification and/or assistance if they think that their rights are being violated by any party, including other members, administrators, or members of other unions.

Know Your Local Collective Agreement

TeachOntario

TeachOntario is a new community website created by TVO, OTF and the Ministry of Education. The site features content created by Ontario teachers for Ontario teachers. Registration is required to share, collaborate and exchange knowledge with other educators from across the province.

TeachOntario

Professionalism

Failure to maintain professional standards can result in allegations of professional misconduct. This ETFO PRS matters bulletin answers, “What does ‘professionalism’ mean?”

Professionalism

Professionalism for the Occasional Teacher

This document, prepared by ETFO, discusses a variety of topics related to being a professional. This document is unique because this document is written specifically for occasional teachers.

Professionalism for the Occasional Teacher

Tutoring and Conflict of Interest

Members often ask whether they can engage in private tutoring on their own time. This link is to information about the legalities involved in tutoring students and ETFO’s advice for members who may want to tutor children.

Tutoring and Conflict of Interest

 

Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession

The Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession provide a framework of principles that describes the knowledge, skills, and values inherent in Ontario’s teaching profession. These standards articulate the goals and aspirations of the profession. These standards convey a collective vision of professionalism that guides the daily practices of members of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Standards of Practice for the Teaching Profession

The Ontario College of Teachers

Ontario College of Teachers is the self-regulatory body that governs the teaching profession in the public interest. This link is to their website which contains a good deal of information of interest to teachers.

The Ontario College of Teachers