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Universities to stick to online classes for now to slow spread of COVID-19

Articles of Interest   |   January 21, 2022

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A majority of Canada’s research universities have pushed classes online until the end of January or even later in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, leaving some campuses divided over how and when... read more

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Canadian universities have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic without impact on enrolment or achievement

In the News   |   January 17, 2022

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When the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 forced Canadian universities to delay the winter term or begin it online, it was a blow for many students, who feared yet another portion of their... read more

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Shakespeare’s First Folio acquired by UBC in ‘once-in-eternity’ purchase

In the News   |   January 13, 2022

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An exceedingly rare and valuable complete first edition of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies – known as the First Folio – has been acquired by the University of British Columbia. The purchase of the nearly 400-year-old... read more

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Several Canadian universities cancelling in-person final exams amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Articles of Interest   |   December 14, 2021

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Several postsecondary institutions across the country have cancelled in-person final exams for the remainder of the school year because of rising COVID-19 cases among students. Students at the University of Victoria, Dalhousie, Queen’s and St.... read more

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Universities not back to full in-person classes yet, but campus activities are increasing

In the News   |   December 6, 2021

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Many of Canada’s largest universities say they will offer more on-campus activities and in-person lectures next term, as they come under pressure from students eager for a return to something resembling prepandemic campus life. But... read more

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Some tips for handling teacher burnout

Research & Findings   |   November 22, 2021

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Among the pandemic of crises—COVID, misinformation, supply chain disruptions—one looms large in every corner of the globe: teacher burnout and the rising threat to teachers’ mental health. This month, we explore these issues—how serious, how... read more

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Ontario to end streaming for all Grade 9 courses next school year

In the News   |   November 11, 2021

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The Ontario government plans to end streaming for all Grade 9 courses in the next school year – a practice that has forced high-school students to choose between two academic tracks and has disproportionately affected... read more

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University of Toronto to divest from fossil fuel investments by end of 2030

In the News   |   October 28, 2021

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The University of Toronto will divest from fossil fuels as part of its commitment to combatting climate change, the school announced Wednesday. The university said it would end any direct investment in fossil fuel companies... read more

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Learning to think in these troubled times

Research & Findings   |   October 15, 2021

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Amid the ongoing challenges of viruses and vaccines, we turn to online journals to review their priorities for the third year under COVID. A grab-bag results, from the importance of teaching students how to think—yes,... read more

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Standardized test results show most Canadian students’ math skills improving

In the News   |   October 13, 2021

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Students in Ontario and Saskatchewan were the only ones in Canada who did not improve in math over a nine-year-period, according to the latest results of a standardized test administered by the Council of Ministers of... read more

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How to combat junk information about COVID

Research & Findings   |   September 15, 2021

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Another school year begins while COVID continues to rage. Last fall, had we been able to look a year into the future, we would have predicted a pandemic long since brought to its knees by... read more

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Universities are open for in-person classes, but much of the curriculum is still only online

In the News   |   September 7, 2021

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Postsecondary students are heading back to campuses this week after a year of studying remotely, but many of them are finding much of their course work is still only available online. Surging case counts driven by the... read more

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The make-up test: When Canada’s schools open again, how will they catch students up after a year of lost learning?

In the News   |   September 3, 2021

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After multiple waves of COVID-19 outbreaks and school closings, some students are months behind in the curriculum – so educators are changing it. Here’s how. Pointers for parents on the COVID-19 learning gap When students... read more

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Ryerson University decides to change name amid reckoning on Indigenous residential schools

In the News   |   August 27, 2021

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Ryerson University will change its name following a recommendation from a special task force that examined the legacy of its namesake, Egerton Ryerson. The task force concluded the university should be renamed to better reflect... read more

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Back-to-school anticipation has become a time of great anxiety for many families

In the News   |   August 24, 2021

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Only days after Brampton, Ont., mother Arvinder Singh responded to a Peel District School Board e-mail confirming she would send both of her children back for in-person learning next month, she began to feel uneasy.... read more

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