Teachers losing battle with change

Education has been overhauled. Teachers say they’ve been left on their own to cope.
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2003

It is perhaps a case study in how not to manage change.

Or at least a revealing look at the unintended ways changes impact employees on the front line.

“The truth is that teaching is getting harder and harder all the time,” says Brian Ardern, vice-president of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society. “But there is little ever done to help teachers manage their jobs.”