School administrators want labour relations training

Ontario principals argue system limits ability to build relationships with teachers: Study
By Danielle Harder
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 08/21/2012

While many Ontario teachers are in the midst of negotiating a new collective agreement, a recent study suggests many of their principals and vice-principals want — and need — more support when it comes to labour relations.

The survey by Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., looked at the responses of 280 school administrators in Ontario.

It found while some school boards offer specific professional development in labour relations, others offer virtually nothing.