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Cristina Delgado Vintimilla

Entangled: Using education to teach interconnectedness in a fragmented world

Entangled: Using education to teach interconnectedness in a fragmented world

Cristina Delgado Vintimilla is an assistant professor in early childhood education at York University. But you could just as easily call her a teaching radical. As the University’s first pedagogista – an Italian word denoting an educational leader with a pronounced pedagogical vision – Vintimilla dismantles the human-centric approach to education that has served as the golden standard since the 19th century, if not longer.

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.