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The Conversation Canada - Children on individual education plans: What parents need to know, and 4 questions they should ask

The Conversation Canada - Children on individual education plans: What parents need to know, and 4 questions they should ask

Already a month into the school year, and after two years of disrupted learning by COVID-19, students with special education needs have been deeply affected. Individual education plans (IEPs) have become a crucial part of the education system. And the number of students on IEPs is growing across Ontario public schools.

The Conversation Canada - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Universities and schools must acknowledge how colonial education has reproduced anti-Indigenous racism

The Conversation Canada - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Universities and schools must acknowledge how colonial education has reproduced anti-Indigenous racism

As we move towards Sept. 30, many schools and universities will be talking about observing the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. When it comes to all of our institutions — and educational institutions in particular — it’s critical to move far beyond a single day of remembrance.

The Conversation Canada: Parents, for your ‘quaranteenager’s’ sexual health, talk to them about taking risks

The Conversation Canada: Parents, for your ‘quaranteenager’s’ sexual health, talk to them about taking risks

As teens venture out to explore and experiment with sexuality and forge their new, post-pandemic identities, let’s not begin every conversation about sexuality with worries about pregnancy and disease, writes Associate Professor Jen Gilbert in an article for the Conversation Canada.

The Conversation Canada - Federal budget 2021: 7 actions to ensure Canada’s ‘child-care plan’ is about education

The Conversation Canada - Federal budget 2021: 7 actions to ensure Canada’s ‘child-care plan’ is about education

The 2021 federal budget promises new investments of up to $30 billion over five years and $8.3 billion per year after that to create a Canada-wide early learning and child-care plan. In response to this, Faculty of Education assistant professor Cristina Delgado Vintimilla along with other members of the Early Childhood Pedagogies Collaboratory, co-authored an article for the Conversation Canada outlining actions that the Federal government can take to build a sustainable and relevant early education system responsive to the concerns of the 21st century in response to the Federal Budget 2021.