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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


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