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Dawn Samuel and students

Dawn Samuel considers best practices for inclusion and engagement, focusing on promoting positive interactions with Black students and their families and acknowledging histories and experiences of systemic discrimination.

women and girls posing with political leaders

Tanya Ferro reflects on her students’ participation in Girls’ Government, a program that encourage grade 8 girls to get involved in government and public policy.

teacher and students sitting on stairs displaying indigenous history projects

Tanya Leary considers the “danger of a single story” and the importance of ensuring that students learn Indigenous stories through Indigenous voices.

Teacher standing with Ghana students

Natalia Kostiw writes about volunteering as a teacher with a focus on girls and women.

collage of book covers

In June 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued a series of recommendations about education relating to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students.

young teens, adults and a police officer sitting at boardroom table having discussion

For a period of time Bancroft was a manufacturing hub, with an industry that contributed more than one million dollars a month in wages. This came to an end when a stagnating economy led to facilities closing up sites, which now sit abandoned.

students in gymnasium mimicking teacher who has her hands in the air

Creating a school wide program that integrates equity, character values and social justice.

infographic of unemployment and poverty statistics

Natasha Henry reviews the recently released Sankofa Collection, a trailblazing anthology of Black history with a focus on the Canadian context.

teacher with young children in classroom

Amanda Anderson describes the realities of occasional teaching, including not being able to plan, never being away from her phone and confronting the catch 22 of whether or not to look for a second job.

illustration of children playing with shredded documents

Vivian McCaffrey looks at the results of austerity measures introduced in Ontario half a decade ago.

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