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    Executive Director's Message:  May 2021


    Public Safety Canada Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) Campaign

    The OCSE campaign targets youth in Canada aged 10-17, as well as parents and caregivers of youth aged 5-17. The campaign aims to increase the target audiences’ awareness levels of online child sexual exploitation by increasing public and parental understanding that children (persons under 18) who engage in sexting could be at risk of OCSE; and increasing awareness that OCSE could be happening in your own backyard or neighbourhood – it is not something that happens “somewhere else”.

    The new OCSE website can be found here: Canada.ca/child-exploitation.

    On this site, you can find featured information and resources for youth, caregivers and educators. The site also includes “Teacher’s Toolkits” under our Resources for Educators page. These toolkits are a series of resources meant to help guide teachers in speaking to caregivers and youth of different ages on the various aspects of OCSE. The youth toolkits are tailored to different youth age segments (10-12, 13-14 and 15-17).  The caregiver toolkits are also tailored according to these youth age segments, however they include resources for caregivers of youth under 10 as well. Products within each toolkit include fact sheets, booklets, presentations, posters 


    Public Safety Canada Cyberbullying Campaign

    The Cyberbullying campaign targets youth in Canada aged 12-17, as well as parents, caregivers and educators of youth aged 6-17. The campaign aims to increase awareness of where youth and caregivers can get the help they need to deal with cyberbullying. In addition, the campaign will try to empower young people to take action to protect themselves and others from cyberbullying. 

    The new Cyberbullying website can be found here: Canada.ca/cyberbullying.

    On this site, you will also find resources for youth, teachers and caregivers. Products on the site include fact sheets and booklets that teachers can use in classrooms for youth and caregivers, broken down by youth age group (6-11, 12-13, 14-15 and 16-17)

     

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    Fair Dealing Week 2021

    Throughout this Fair Dealing Week 2021, the Copyright Consortium of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) will be implementing a social media campaign to raise greater awareness and appreciation for educational use of fair dealing among the K-12 teaching community and to promote www.FairDealingDecisionTool.ca.

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Members & Partners

  • CASSA Members

    CASSA is a federation of provincial and territorial professional affiliates and individual members:

    • AAESQ and ADGESBQ (Quebec)
    • BCSSA (British Columbia)
    • NLASSA (Newfoundland and Labrador) 
    • NWTSA (Northwest Territories)
    • Yukon
    • Nunavut
    • Prince Edward island
    • MASS (Manitoba)
    • NBSSA (New Brunswick)
    • OCSOA and OPSOA (Ontario) 
    • CASS (Alberta)
    • LEADS (Saskatchewan)
    • RNDGÉ

    CASSA Education Partners

    • ThoughtExchange is the only Enterprise Discussion Management platform powered by patented anti-bias technology. Modern leaders use ThoughtExchange to quickly gain critical insights and improve strategic decision-making for their districts. Whether you’re looking to engage ten stakeholders or a community of 10,000 people, ThoughtExchange allows leaders to drive pivotal discussions at scale.

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    • CMEC Copyright Consortium  - Currently, all ministries of education across Canada are checking their on-line copyright content to ensure they are using the latest copyright information, graphics, and links. Ministries are conducting this review to discuss what further materials may be required to accentuate our copyright awareness campaign in the forthcoming 2019-20 school year. Click the logo to link to the Fair Dealing decision Tool.
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    • Make a Future is a recruitment initiative created by the BC Public School Employers' Association as a joint venture among BC's 60 public boards of education, the First Nations Education Steering Committee, and the Ministry of Education.
    • EdCan (formerly the Canadian Education Association) supports and promotes the innovative and courageous leadership that is driving change in Canada’s education systems.
    • CASSA is a partner with the AASA.
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