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Negotiations Update

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Dear Members, It has been quite a while since I updated you with news of “progress” concerning OCADU/OCADFA Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) negotiations. This is, in part, because of a lack of progress. However, I feel I must provide a follow-up to the recent “Message from Interim, Vice-President Academic, Dr. Gillian Siddall” on current bargaining”   …Continue Reading


The Truth about Online Learning & E-Learning in Ontario (Report)

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In our last round of negotiations for the OCADU/OCADFA Memorandum of Agreement two years ago, OCADFA tabled proposals to set fair terms and remuneration for OCADFA members doing online learning courses at OCAD University. OCADFA had received questions from members who had been approached by various administrators to sign so-called “Developer Contracts” to “develop” e-learning   …Continue Reading


Senate Governance, Union Affiliation and Disability Accommodations

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Hi Everyone: As I mentioned in my previous note, we’re into performance review season, and people have had some follow-up questions about that. So I want to address those queries, and discuss a few other current issues about Senate governance, union affiliation and disability accommodations. Warning: there’s quite a bit of MoA-speak in what follows   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Board of Director Election Results

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Hello OCADFA Members: OCADFA is pleased to announce the election results of Officer and Director positions on the OCADFA Board of Directors which took place on November 18, 2014 at our AGM. All positions were voted in by acclamation.   Charles Reeve President 3 year term Term ends November 2017 Fatimah Tuggar Director 2 year   …Continue Reading


Administrative Review of the President – Survey Results

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OCADFA conducts yearly reviews of the administration on a three year rotation basis. Year one is the president, year two is the vice president academic, and year three are each of the three deans of the faculties of art, of design, and of liberal arts and sciences. In each of these years, the OCADFA membership   …Continue Reading