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OCAD U Alt Budget 2020-21

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It’s time for OCAD University’s budgetary priorities to match its mission statement.  We need a budget that prioritizes community over capital. The OCAD U 2020/21 Alternative Budget, produced by OCADFA speaks to the need to reinvest in OCAD U and offers concrete mechanisms to do so.  Our Alternative Budget proposes viable changes to the operating budget that re-centres the   …Continue Reading


MOU – Sessional Training for Remote Delivery

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Memorandum of Understanding, Sessional Training for Remote Delivery (PDF) OCADFA and OCAD U reached an agreement on June 24, 2020 to provide paid training in online teaching for sessional faculty preparing to deliver curriculum for the 2020-21 academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic. The voluntary professional training opportunity offers a one-time payment of $650.00 after   …Continue Reading


New MOA Posted

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The 2016–2020 Memorandum of Agreement has been posted on the Documents page.


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