and learn about pressing issues facing
our publicly funded education systems
funded, equitable and accessible education is the foundation
for building and sustaining a just and democratic society.
cuts to public funding in education compounded by new trends
in the privatization, commercialization and commodification
of education systematically undermine our commitment to
create and sustain equitable as well as affordable access
to outstanding educaiton for all Canadians.
need to come together as educators, students, parents, union
members, ordinary citizens, and members of marginalized
groups to share ideas on how to build coalitions capable
for promoting, protecting and strengthening our publicly
funded education systems. Public education is an indispensible
requirement for the existence and development of an active
and engaged citizenry prepared to address concerns, which
matter to all and to defend the public space in which these
concerns can receive widespread attention and in-depth discussion.
Let us know about any upcoming conferences or current events
so that we can let our members know. Email us at OPE@oise.utoronto.ca