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Media and Resources

OPSBA plays a key role in shaping public opinion and influencing policy development on education issues through the print and broadcast media.

Through proactive work in this area, OPSBA stands out as a primary and credible voice whether we are providing information to an editorial board on inequities in funding formulae, responding to media questions on current issues, or initiating stories in the media that highlight student achievement, learning and leadership across the provinces.

Our appearances in news media can be found at our OPSBA in the Media page.

In addition to our work with the media, we also communicate through our website and social media:

OPSBA Connects – our frequently updated education news blog
Social Media – Twitter, YouTube and Flickr

 

OPSBA’s recent media releases and public statements:

OPSBA Ratifies Settlement Reached with EWAO

February 4, Toronto - The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that it has now ratified the tentative settlement that was reached with the Education Workers' Alliance of Ontario (EWAO) on December 10, 2019.  "Throughout this process...

New report outlines FSL teacher recruitment strategies

Toronto, January 30, 2020 – The French as a Second Language-Ontario Labour Market Partnership has released its second report, entitled Moving Forward with Understanding Perspectives Regarding the FSL Labour Market Issue. The Phase II report describes the...

OPSBA Statement regarding the postponement of EQAO tests

"Today, the government announced that school boards will make local decisions about whether the province-wide EQAO Grade 9 math assessment, originally scheduled to start next week, should proceed. School boards are well-positioned to make decisions affecting students,...

Tentative agreement reached with EWAO

Toronto, December 10, 2019 – The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that the Council of Trustees' Associations (CTA) and the provincial government have successfully negotiated a tentative settlement on central terms of a...

Strong Support for Public Education in Ontario

​Recent polling results show investing in public education is a high priority for Ontarians Toronto, November 25, 2019 – Today, the Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) and Nanos Research released polling data regarding several public education issues...

OPSBA statement regarding the move to two mandatory e-learning credits

"Our Association supports the use of technology for instruction to enhance student learning and to provide access to courses that otherwise would be unavailable. Ensuring exemptions that reflect individual student learning needs is an essential component. E-learning...

OPSBA Ratifies Settlement Reached with CUPE

The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that it has ratified the tentative settlement that was reached with CUPE on October 6, 2019.  "Throughout this process our goal has been to negotiate an agreement that is fully-funded, fair,...

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