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Nova Scotia shouldn’t lower standards to address teacher shortage

It makes sense to enhance the teaching practicum while reducing the number of education courses.

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Teachers should prioritize teaching over union activism

In Canada's government-run schools, union membership is mandatory.

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Training teachers—education courses are basically useless

It makes sense to create an alternative certification process that focuses on classroom practicum.

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Provinces should fast-track teacher certification

University programs for prospective teachers are filled with useless courses that often focus on woke propaganda.

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The one-room schoolhouse may be a relic of a bygone era, but teacher compensation in Canada remains stuck in a time warp. Currently, teacher compensation is determined by rigid salary schedules based on tenure and credentials—factors that have little if any positive impact on student achievement. Compensating teachers for raising student achievement is a policy that’s better for teachers, students, and taxpayers.