- Feb 19, 2018
If you look at the Ontario educator salary grid their is already a level for non university degree. It goes A, A1 all the way to 4. So...it doesn't really have an effect, the grid is the grid. It just pushes up the teachers who are A1 into a higher standing in their respective school board. But again, the school boards do the hiring. If person A has a university degree and person B has a college diploma.....I don't think he thought this through.Stick Ford in a class room and he'd be the stupidist person in the room.
If they can try to justify lowering requirements they'll try to use that to justify lower salary baselines, especially for new teachers coming out of teachers college.
Clearly he's gearing for or oblivious to the fight he's about to get into with OSSTF and ETFO. I was in grade 6 during the Harris strikes, so i dont remember how long the longest one lasted. Odds we sail past that if it gets that far?
Hell public perception of teachers in 2019 is not what it was 20 years ago, he's going to make parents angry if he handles it as well as he did autism funding.
I assume the non university "track" is for those teachers who have been around so long they've been basically grandfathered in with old credentials. If he wanted to shove down teacher salaries he'd do the opposite and increase the qualifications. But thankfully he's stupid