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Will Not Enhance Safety: MTS

Break Plan Gets Failing Grade Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today that the province will be mandating a two-week remote learning period for Grades 7 to 12 students, beginning January 4, 2021. ... Read More...

MTS Calls for K-3 Mask Mandate

The Manitoba Teachers’ Society is calling on the government to act swiftly to restore teacher and public confidence in school safety by mandating masks for all students in the K-12 public school system. ... Read More...

5,200 Members Connected Province-Wide

Members of The Manitoba Teachers’ Society (MTS) had a chance to ask questions, share concerns and raise issues affecting their classrooms during an hour-long telephone town hall with MTS President James Bedford... Read More...

Mental Health and Wellbeing for Teachers

Mental Health Code Red: A Teacher's Guide Your school may or may not be in Code Red, but from a mental health perspective, you probably are. Mental Health Code Red: a Teacher’s Guide, was prepared by MTS Dis... Read More...

MTS Backs UMFA

The Manitoba Teachers’ Society is supporting strike action by the University of Manitoba Faculty Association. The association could go on strike as early as Monday. At a special meeting of the MTS Provincial... Read More...

Code Red, Schools Stay Open

Effective Thursday, November 12, the province of Manitoba will move to the critical level (red) on the Pandemic Response System. There will be no change to schools in the K-12 education system. All schools i... Read More...

Teacher Exemptions

Public Health has confirmed that asymptomatic teachers, with a household member who is symptomatic, are exempt from self-isolation orders, as long as the teacher wears a medical mask. This exemption, which a... Read More...