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Coping with the stress of these extraordinary times

Research & Findings   |   October 15, 2020

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The strangest school year in the global history of education is underway. Stress levels among teachers and students are high and rising. In the face of a global pandemic, virtually every working teacher on earth... read more

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Parents, experts worry that online learning is exacerbating the digital divide

In the News   |   October 13, 2020

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When schools shut down last spring, Nero Persaud balanced working from home and her two children’s remote-learning needs by “playing musical chairs” with her older laptop and iPad. But after deciding to enrol her son... read more

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International students to be allowed into Canada as long as they have a 14 day quarantine plan

In the News   |   October 6, 2020

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Universities, colleges and language schools will soon be able to welcome thousands of new international students to Canada, even if many will still be studying primarily online. The decision to open the border to new... read more

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University of Toronto medical school to get record $250-million donation

In the News   |   September 24, 2020

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A $250-million gift to the University of Toronto’s faculty of medicine will provide funding for a new centre for artificial intelligence in health care, support for underrepresented students and money to attract research talent. James... read more

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Helpful hints for teaching in these times

Research & Findings   |   September 15, 2020

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Rarely has there been so much doubt, fear and uncertainty around the launch of a new school year. We can only guess at the immense challenges and difficult choices that confront all educators, parents and... read more

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Museums looking for new ways to reach students amid COVID-19 restrictions

In the News   |   September 8, 2020

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A trip to the Galt Museum and Archives is a regular part of the grade-school experience in Lethbridge, Alta. Roughly 10,000 students from schools throughout the region arrive each year on field trips to learn... read more

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Colleges, universities expecting large financial losses from drop in international students

In the News   |   September 4, 2020

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Colleges and universities say they’re anticipating financial losses possibly in the billions of dollars due to a drop in international enrolments caused by the global pandemic. The government of Canada last week took additional steps... read more

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Leading research universities hold their places in latest Times Higher Education rankings

In the News   |   September 3, 2020

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Canada’s leading research universities held their places in an annual global ranking, with the University of Toronto rated among the top 20, the University of British Columbia and McGill in the top 40 and the... read more

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Laurentian University suspends admissions to 17 programs including business, music

In the News   |   August 24, 2020

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Laurentian University is suspending admissions to 17 programs as it grapples with a deficit and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for postsecondary institutions. The programs no longer accepting students include anthropology, archeology, geography and... read more

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‘It’s really stressful’: Why the decision to opt kids in or out of public school this fall is so difficult

In the News   |   August 17, 2020

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There is one question on the lips of nearly every parent Jeffrey Schiffer encounters these days: Are you sending your kids back to school? As a father of two boys entering Grade 4 and junior... read more

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Carleton criminologists end student internships with police, prisons

In the News   |   August 13, 2020

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Criminologists at Carleton University say they will stop steering their students toward internships within prisons and police forces – including the RCMP – because they feel such organizations amount to “rotten institutional structures.” The step... read more

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Ontario students to return to school full time in the fall, with no class-size limits for youngest learners

In the News   |   July 31, 2020

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Ontario schools will reopen this fall with no class-size limits for its youngest learners, a mix of in-class and remote learning at the secondary level, and the country’s only mandatory mask requirement for middle- and... read more

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Unions protest University of Toronto’s fall plans for in-person classes

In the News   |   July 28, 2020

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University of Toronto faculty and staff unions are protesting the university’s plans for in-person classes in the fall, which contrast with other Ontario institutions that have chosen to teach the semester online. The unions fear... read more

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Schools scrambling to plan safe reopening

In the News   |   July 27, 2020

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At two of the larger schools in London, Ont., staff are spending the summer testing directional arrows pasted onto hallway floors, installing portable hand-washing stations, rearranging furniture and erecting protective barriers for front office workers.... read more

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Teachers express concerns about returning to school in the fall

In the News   |   July 14, 2020

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Thérèse Forsythe usually spends some of her summers planning course work for September, despite being on break. The preparations give the Wolfville, N.S., high-school math teacher time to focus on building relationships with her new... read more

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