Aug 212013

I am posting an email from Kelli-Ann Macdonald of CTF concerning an urgent call to action. Please consider signing the petition to show your concern and support for our colleagues in Greece. (I would like to wish Mr. Richard Godfinch, QPAT President, a special thank you for sharing this information with ESTA.)

Ray Venables

From: “Kelli-Ann McDonald” <>
Subject: Urgent Action Appeal-Greece – Appel d’action urgente-Grèce
Date: 15 August, 2013 2:31:31 PM EDT
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation calls on its Member organizations toprotest against the planned suspension and dismissal of Greek teachers.
La Fédération canadienne des enseignantes et des enseignants prie ses Membres de protester contre la suspension et le licenciement planifiés d’enseignantes et d’enseignants grecs.
Additional information and the petition can be found on the following EI link:
De l’information supplémentaire et une pétition se trouvent sur le site de l’IE, à l’adresse suivante :
We also encourage you to sign and give visibility to the petition condemning the above.
Nous vous prions également de signer la pétition condamnant ces mesures et de lui donner de la visibilité.


Dianne Woloschuk
President / Présidente
Canadian Teachers’ Federation
Fédération canadienne des enseignantes
et des enseignants
Direct line / ligne directe : 613-688-4300
Dr. Calvin Fraser
Secretary General / Secrétaire général
Canadian Teachers’ Federation
Fédération canadienne des enseignantes
et des enseignants
Direct line / ligne directe : 613-688-4301
Dec 142012

We at ESTA are all deeply shocked and saddened by the terrible and tragic events that took place Friday, December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. We extend our condolences to all those who have lost loved ones and have the Sandy Hook School Community in our thoughts.

Feb 252012

In the light of recent developments, Education International (EI) has decided to issue a new appeal calling on its member organizations to urge the Bahraini authorities to immediately release on bail Mahdi ‘Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb, President of the Bahraini Teachers Association (BTA), whose health condition is deteriorating.
In partnership with LabourStart, EI launched a new online campaign that has already generated over 7000 messages since 26 January. We call on you to take action now on the LabouStart website and to give visibility to the campaign by recommending it on your website and your Facebook account: