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Ontario’s rushed education overhauls: concerns raised among educators – Op-Ed

Ontario elementary educators were informed via a newsletter distributed on Wednesday, June 20, of a new language curriculum to be implemented in the 2023-24 school year beginning this September. The minister of education announced plans to overhaul the language curriculum in Ontario, on the heels of the Ontario Human Rights Commission Right to Read Report, […]

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Opposition leaders want more details about the new school announcements

Nova Scotia opposition leaders say the Progressive Conservative government should be able to provide proof to the public that new schools announced in recent months — all of them in Tory districts — are those most in need of replacement. Education Minister Becky Druhan released her government’s school capital plan last month. Along with renovations

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What can Brazilian teachers learn from Ontario colleges? Dozens are in London, Niagara to find out

Dozens of Brazilian teachers have made the 7,000-kilometer trip to Ontario to learn about Canada’s education system as part of teacher training at Fanshawe College in London and Niagara College. “In Canada, we are learning another way to see people around us, and that’s a great thing so far,” Debora Menezes, an elementary special education

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This Hogwarts Professor Accidentally Proved How Dumb Magic Education Was

The educational system in the Wizarding World is utterly imperfect, there’s no doubt about that — and this unnoticed movie detail is the best illustration to this point! Ever since the first Harry Potter book came out, fans started discussing just how flawed the education young wizards were getting was. The later books never fixed

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New Brunswick education minister breaks silence on teacher negotiations – New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s education minister Bill Hogan is firing back at the New Brunswick Teacher’s Federation over claims that they are being “squeezed” by the government. Hogan used part of his opening speech at the legislature’s estimates committee to address teacher wages, saying the salaries for the province’s teachers measure up favorably against their Atlantic counterparts.

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Faculty and Students Protest Declining Quality of Education at University of Ottawa

Article content OTTAWA, Ontario — A coalition of students, academic staff, teaching assistants and research assistants at the University of Ottawa today took the unprecedented step of raising their concerns about the quality of education to the Board of Governors as one group. “Budget cuts at the University of Ottawa are seriously downgrading the quality

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As more medical schools withdraw from the US News rankings, how should prospective students decide where to apply?

People love to rank things: college basketball teams, vacation spots, cars, vacuum cleaners … even medical schools. But a growing number of those schools say that the most well-known rankings do a disservice to them and to prospective students, and are refusing to participate in the process. More than a dozen medical schools have recently

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Regina schools support hundreds of ‘unfunded’ students

Breadcrumb Trail Links Saskatchewan News Local News A spokesperson says finding extra dollars is like “digging through our couch cushions.” Published April 05, 2023 • Last updated 2 days ago • 4 minute read Josh Kramer, CFO, during a meeting held at the Catholic Education Center on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in Regina. Photo by

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