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Posted On Thursday, 14 November, 2019

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 – The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) today announced that its members across Ontario are ready to begin a work-to-rule job action starting November 26, 2019.
More details about the job action may be found at ETFO’s website:  https://etfocb.ca/strike-protocol-work-to-rule-phase-1/
Contract talks between ETFO and the Ministry of Education are currently taking place at the central bargaining table in Toronto. The...

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Posted On Friday, 08 November, 2019

The Thames Valley Parent Involvement Committee (TVPIC) is pleased to invite all school council members and parents to the first '4 Corners' event on Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the following locations: Montcalm Secondary School, London, ON
College Avenue Secondary School, Woodstock, ON
Central Elgin Secondary School, St. Thomas, ON
Strathroy District Collegiate Institute, Strathroy, ON
TVDSB represents 4 regions;  London, Middlesex,...

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Posted On Wednesday, 06 November, 2019

Thames Valley conducts a comprehensive maintenance program to ensure safe drinking water in all schools that includes daily and weekly flushing of school plumbing, annual sampling and lead testing by third-party consultants and mandatory reporting to the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks.
Tests from school taps or water fountains found to exceed the provincial standard of 10 ppb for lead cannot be used until immediate corrective action is taken as prescribed...

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Posted On Monday, 04 November, 2019

While the Ministry of Education will impose restrictions on the use of cellphones in classrooms effective Monday, November 4, 2019 across Ontario, Thames Valley’s current policies and procedures already limit the use of personal technology at school.
The Board’s  Information Technology Appropriate Usage Procedure  says “handheld audio and video devices (e.g., cameras, MP3 players, cell phones) may be used in the classroom and other designated areas...

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Posted On Friday, 11 October, 2019

High school students and their families from across Thames Valley have an important opportunity to gather information about Ontario’s 21 universities and affiliates.
The Ontario Universities’ Fair gives students and parents an opportunity to speak with representatives from each Ontario university about programs, campus life and anything else that may help you make a decision about which Ontario university to choose.
Upcoming fairs will be taking place in London,...

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