Key Reports

In harm’s way: The epidemic of violence against education sector workers in Ontario. 

Full report [Download].
​Summary report [Download].

Rapport intégral [Télécharger].
Rapport de synthèse [Télécharger].

Facing the Facts: The escalating crisis of violence against elementary school educators in Ontario. 


Full report [Download].

Academic Publications

Santor, D., Bruckert, C., & McBride, K. (2019). Prevalence and Impact of Harassment and Violence against Educators in Canada. Journal of School Violence, 20(3), 261–273.  [Download]

Law, T., & Bruckert, C. (2021). Expanding the Frame/ing of Gendered Violence: A Multidimensional Analysis of Gendered Workplace Violence. Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research, 32(1).  [Download]


January 20, 2023:  Gender-based workplace violence in education. Keynote presentation by Chris Bruckert at the Women Addressing Gender-Based Violence Conference, for ETFO. Toronto, ON.

December 12, 2022: "Context of a Crisis: Findings from the Harassment and Violence Against Education Workers (Ontario) Survey," presentation to CUPE Manitoba. Virtual via Zoom. 

November 4, 2022: "Key Findings and Implications from the Violence and Harassment Against Education-Sector Workers in Ontario Survey," presentation to CUPE Prince Edward Island. Virtual via Zoom. 

October 5, 2022: "Harassment and Violence Against Education-Sector Workers," presentation at CUPE National Sector Council Conference. Ottawa, ON.

December 9, 2021: Gendered Violence in Schools. Presentation by Chris Bruckert and TuWomen Addressing Gender-Based Violence Conference. ETFO (December 9, 2021; virtual) 

December 2, 2021: Facing the facts: violence in our schools, Keynote Address by Chris Bruckert and Darcy Santor at ETFO Workplace Violence Symposium.

November 10, 2021: CUPE Workplace Violence Forum by Chris Bruckert, Darcy Santor, and Britany Mario. Virtual via Zoom. 

2020: Violence against educators through a gender lens. Women Addressing Gender-Based Violence Conference, Presentation by Chris Bruckert to ETFO. Virtual via Zoom. 

May 2, 2019: Women Educators: Expanding the gendered violence lens, presentation by Chris Bruckert at Critical Perspectives in Criminology. Brantford ON.

Features and Announcements

January 25, 2023: Podcast. Talking about workplace violence. Elementary: A Podcast from ETFO. [Click here]

September 29, 2020EdCan Network article, "The Dirty Little Secret: Harassment and violence against educators." [Click here]

September 12, 2019:  Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke.

September 12, 2019: Bill Kelly Show on Global News (Hamilton).

September 12, 2019: Interview with Antony Robart, on Global News Morning (Toronto).

September 12, 2019: CBC London morning show with Rebecca Zandbergen.

September 12, 2019: CBC Kitchener morning show with Craig Norris.

September 11, 2019: Interview with Alex Pierson, on ON Point with Alex Pierson on 980 CFPL.

September 11, 2019: Interview with Evan Solomon, on CFRA's afternoon show Ottawa Now.

September 11, 2019: Interview with Kara Ro, on TKO WITH KARA RO.

September 11, 2019: Sudbury CTV with Ian Campbell.

September 10, 2019: CBC Ottawa morning show with Robyn Bresnahan.

September 7, 2019: Globe and Mail article, "As teachers report more violent incidents in schools, boards struggle to manage children with complex needs."

March 21, 2019: Sunday Morning on CBC with Michael Enright. [Click here]

Spring 2019:  Workshop for the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario Annual Meeting.  Preliminary findings from the 2018-2019 Harassment and Violence against Educators (Ontario) Survey. 

Fall 2018:  ETFO VOICE : Taking Up the Question of Violence in the Classroom. Interview with Dr. Chris Bruckert and Dr. Darcy Santor. 

​Future reports and publications will be listed on this page as they become available.