The White Lotus

Local member of Council to Improve Classroom Conditions pleased with Meeting So Far

The Council appointed to make recommendations to improve classroom conditions concluded initial meetings last week in Halifax. The Council to Improve Classroom Conditions was formed after a contract was imposed on teachers after a lengthy work-to-rule campaign.


Sean Barker is a member of the council and a teacher at Antigonish Education Centre. Barkers feels that the meetings went well and a number of the issues within classrooms were heard, and will be addressed. Barker says this committee has potential to make a difference in Nova Scotia Schools:




The council has already made 18 recommendations, circling around attendance policies, data software used by teachers and provincial elections. This council is expected to meet again in April.