IN THIS ISSUE: A time for reflection and action

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JUNE 2020
Thank you for your ongoing dedication and patience as you face new challenges in adapting your practice online during the current crisis.
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A time for reflection and action

See our Council's open letter reflecting our commitment to equity and inclusion, in light of recent events in Ontario and around the globe.

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The College is open, virtually

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we continue to work from home and are available to assist you. While our staff are working remotely, our processes and timelines are delayed.
Preparations are underway for the eventual reopening of the College's physical offices on a gradual basis, and we are closely monitoring advice from the provincial government and public health authorities to inform our decision-making.
Visit our COVID-19 webpage to access a variety of information, resources and frequently asked questions.
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What would you do?

The College's Investigation Committee reviewed the case of a teacher who made comments that he should have known were unwelcome and inappropriate.

If you were a member of the committee, what would you do? See the outcome.
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College library services

Are you curious about the effects of online learning on student achievement and behaviour? If so, the Online Learning Courses Research document provides access to research on the important link between success in online learning and students' beliefs and motivation.

The Margaret Wilson Library also provides access to thousands of full-text journal articles through its online research databases. Refer to the Accessing EBSCO Articles guide for easy, step-by-step navigation.
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What professional advice from the College have you referenced, or would you be most likely to reference, to support your professional practice?

See how your peers respond to that same question in the September issue of Professionally Speaking.
This poll encourages OCTs to share opinions and effective practices on educational topics related to professional practice.
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Myth: Three per cent of College members are French-speaking.

Fact: A little over 6 per cent of College members are French-speaking. This number is based on the language preference chosen by members for communication.

This number is likely higher as some French-speaking members have chosen English as their preferred language for communication. The total number of College members in good standing is over 234,000.

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Roles of Council committees

There are 14 Council committees that help to govern the College. Each committee has a unique role in protecting the public interest.

For example, the Finance Committee advises Council on College finances and functions as an audit committee.


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