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Canada should spend more on early childhood education, new report says

In the News   |   February 20, 2020

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Canada risks its competitiveness if it fails to invest in the learning and development of the country’s youngest children, according to a new report that is calling on the federal government to spend more on... read more

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E-learning in Ontario: Way of the future or an ineffective teaching model?

In the News   |   February 12, 2020

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For the past decade, the Michigan education system has been an e-learning laboratory, with students required to do some of their coursework online in order to graduate from high school. The experience of Michigan, along... read more

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New review of evidence suggests association between excessive screen time and mental distress in teens

In the News   |   February 10, 2020

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A new paper by Toronto researchers says smartphones and social media are likely contributing to a rise in self-harm and mental distress among children and teens, the latest finding in the debate over whether excessive... read more

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Extracurriculars stop at all Ontario public elementary schools as labour action escalates

In the News   |   February 3, 2020

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Extracurricular activities will cease in all Ontario public elementary schools this week, on top of two strike days, as labour action escalates following the breakdown of talks between the teachers’ union and the province. After... read more

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Schulich Leader Scholarship program doubling number of scholarships to 100 this year

In the News   |   January 24, 2020

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By 21, Emma Mogus had been the chief executive officer of a non-profit, an intern at Tesla, a biomedical inventor and had even had a moment on late-night television. “I keep busy,” the fourth-year McMaster... read more

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Ontario school strikes: A look at the key issues, from teacher wages to class sizes

In the News   |   January 20, 2020

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For the first time in more than 20 years, Ontario’s main education unions are all involved in job action at the same time, from work-to-rule to one-day walkouts, as contract negotiations stall with the provincial... read more

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A devastating loss rips through Canada’s academic community in wake of Flight 752 tragedy

Articles of Interest   |   January 10, 2020

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Research groups across Canada are reeling in the wake of a disaster that has claimed the lives of scores of fellow students and colleagues, leaving a gaping hole in the fabric of the country’s academic... read more

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The next generation: Meet four of Canada’s latest Rhodes scholars

In the News   |   January 6, 2020

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One worked on technologies to improve the lives of trans people. Another examined nutrition challenges in Northern Canada. Now, they’re among the 11 Canadians selected to spend two years at the University of Oxford. Considered... read more

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Alberta school lesson on oil sands prompts threats from parents amid sensitivity over industry’s image

In the News   |   December 11, 2019

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A Grade 4 lesson that included material critical of Alberta’s oil industry prompted a Facebook debate among parents that devolved into threats and prompted the school to call in the RCMP and cancel a holiday... read more

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Canadian high school students among top performers in reading, according to new international ranking

In the News   |   December 3, 2019

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Canadian high school students are among the top performers in reading, according to a new international ranking that presents a stark contrast to the challenges faced in math. Still, the assessment, released Tuesday morning, revealed... read more

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From health lessons to removing outer bathroom doors, how educators are responding to vaping in schools

In the News   |   November 25, 2019

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In a bid to protect their lungs, principal Greg Kenyon is appealing to the stomachs of his high-school students, offering cafeteria credits in exchange for their vaping products. Since launching the buyback program this school... read more

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It’s a Canadian value for parents to help pay for their children’s university or college education

In the News   |   November 20, 2019

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If there’s a student debt problem in Canada, don’t blame parents. Postsecondary tuition fees have generally been rising faster than inflation in recent years, and the average grad who borrowed owes roughly $26,000 to $28,000.... read more

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Ask me, ask me!

Cartoons   |   November 11, 2019

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Under Ontario's classroom cellphone ban, students can only use personal mobile devices for educational purposes, for health purposes, or for special needs.

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Royal Canadian Legion partners with Fortnite to teach military history for Remembrance Day

In the News   |   November 8, 2019

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Ahead of Remembrance Day, the Royal Canadian Legion hopes to teach children about the sacrifices men and women in this country have made in conflicts dating to the First World War with a game, one... read more

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French immersion causes two-tier school system, data show

In the News   |   November 7, 2019

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As parents increasingly choose French immersion, new data from one Ontario school board show that the program is creating a two-tiered system, with new Canadians, children from low-income families and students with special needs overrepresented... read more

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