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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: 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.