Education

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Keeping the Public in Public Education

By Rick Salutin

Is there anything public schools do that no other form of education can? Only this: Simply by being what they are, they can teach kids about the society they live in. That's because public schools must let everyone in. "What's unique about public education isn't the education ... Read more

Keeping the Public in Public Education

By Rick Salutin

In this trenchant essay, Salutin explores and defends public education at a time when the public sector "dares not utter its name for fear of derision and worse. " He simplifies complex issues with the observation that "almost anything can work" if educators are genuinely committed ... Read more

Love the Questions

By Ian Angus

What are universities good for? This question has generated intense debate, particularly since the culture wars and Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind. Where radicals once critiqued universities' elitism, that argument has recently been turned on is head: many academic ... Read more

Neuchâtel Junior College

By Neuchâtel Junior College

Neuchâtel Junior College: The First Fifty Years celebrates the historic formation and development of this unique institution. From a dream of the founder Leonard Wilde to the prospering, well-respected school it is today, Neuchâtel Junior College has evolved in its first fifty ... Read more

Nothing Ordinary

By Larry Krotz

This is the story of how 800,000 citizens created their own school of medicine, and what it has meant for the region and its people.
Northern Ontario is a vast territory — almost as big as France and Germany combined — with a widely scattered population the size of only ... Read more

Professing English at UBC

By Sandra Djwa

In her University of BC Sedgewick Lecture for 1999, Sandra Djwa relates the life and times of two illustrious professors of English, who were among the most influential teachers in Canada's history. From the 1920s to the 1970s, Garnett Sedgewick and Roy Daniells shaped the way ... Read more

The Road Well Kept

By Heather Robertson

Extensively researched by journalist Heather Robertson, The Road Well Kept examines and celebrates the first 100 years of this Toronto private girls` school. Set against the backdrop of a changing Toronto, the book explores the strong personalities, unforeseen events, and the ... Read more

This is Importance

Edited by Gregory Betts

Poet, novelist and teacher Gregory Betts has an ear for a well-turned phrase and an eye for captivating errors. In this highly amusing collection, Betts has pulled together some of the best misinterpretations of literature that he has come across in his years of grading papers. ... Read more

Truth in Play

By Debbie Nyman, Jill Lloyd-Jones, and David S. Craig

Geared towards high-school students, Truth in Play: Drama Strategies for Building Meaningful Performances features a curated collection of short scenes from Canadian plays, complete with learning activities and teaching strategies for each. The scenes included in this book will ... Read more

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By Celia Haig-Brown, Randy Fred, and Garry Gottfriedson

In May 2021, the world was shocked by news of the detection of 215 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School (KIRS) in British Columbia, Canada. Ground-penetrating radar confirmed the vestiges of children as young as three on this site of ... Read more