During January of 2019 educational partners were consulted in person to gather feedback. This continued online until February 22, 2019.
Feedback on hiring practises collected
January 2019 - January 31 2019
During January in-person interviews with education workers were conducted to gather information on how hiring practices should change. It is said to show that the majority support increased teacher mobility.
Education that Works for you plan is introduced
Approx. March 2019
School walk outs
April 4 2019
Students walked out across Ontario in protest of the Ford government's plan for education.
Protests at Queens Park
April 6 2019
Teachers, parents, and students met at Queens Park, the provincial offices for Ontario, to protest.
Prime Minister Trudeau criticized education cuts
July 11 2019
Trudeau spoke at the Canadian Teachers' Federation's annual meeting and expressed his worry about the future of the public school system in Ontario.
Cell Phones Banned
September 1 2019 - September 30 2019
The ban on cell phones during instructional time was put into action starting in September of 2019. This ban is meant to decrease the number of distractions during lessons and focus on learning. This action recognizes the starting of the new plans..