education news articles 2019

Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill – The Additional Support Needs Blog

The Education, Children and Young People Committee is the lead committee for the Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill, a private member’s Bill, introduced by Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP. The period for interested parties to submit their views on the Bill to the Committee has recently ended. Here is a summary of […]

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Aki Kikinomakaywin’s ‘learning on the land’ camp in Thunder Bay gets Indigenous youth excited about science

Indigenous youth gathered this week at Lakehead University and Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ont., in a special camp centered on Aki Kikinomakaywin — Ojibway for “learning on the land.” Seventeen young people aged 12 to 16 came from First Nations across northern Ontario to participate in the second year of the program that began

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How has your view of higher education changed after the COVID-19 pandemic?

As academia emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waterloo Region Record asked recipients of four honorary doctorates from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University to offer their thoughts on how the pandemic has changed their perspective on the importance of higher education. These are their answers: The question: With the World Health Organization

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Designer Liz Caan Gives a Cape Cod Beach House the “English Cottage Treatment”

An English Countryside-Inspired Home on Cape CodCopyright Tim Williams 2022. All rights reserved. “Hearst Magazines and Yahoo may earn commission or revenue on some items through these links.” If you’re looking to create a sleek, modern home, Boston-based designer Liz Caan will refer you to another creative, but if it’s layered, colorful, and well-collected living

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UCDSB details student impact from continued Indigenous Education

The Upper Canada District School Board says they are creating meaningful and personal land acknowledgments to work with Indigenous partners to identify the traditional territory each school is situated on, as well as implementing rich programming that offers Indigenous students the opportunity to form deeper connections with their own culture and share it with their

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No Outsiders’ Andrew Moffat talks relationships and sex education

Andrew Moffat of No Outsiders pictured at a school. (Supplied) No Outsiders creator Andrew Moffat hopes the government will “listen to teachers” in its review of relationships and sex education. In March, the education secretary and women and equalities minister announced a review into how relationships, sex and health education is being taught in schools

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