Education

08.08.2020

5 Reasons Chinese Students May Stop Studying in the US

5 Reasons Chinese Students May Stop Studying in the US

Nearly 400,000 Chinese students were enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities in 2019 – more than one-third of the country’s international students. A sharp decline in the number of these students would spell financial trouble for U.S. colleges and universities, given that Chinese students spend US$15 billion in tuition payments. Their departure… »

30.07.2020

ETFO Emancipation Day is an opportunity to commit to ridding society of anti-Black racism

ETFO Emancipation Day is an opportunity to commit to ridding society of anti-Black racism

Emancipation Day, recognized on August 1, provides an opportunity for Ontario, its institutions and its people to commit to working towards a society that is rid of ongoing systemic and individual forms of anti-Black racism. While Ontario recognized the day in 2008, recognizing Emancipation Day nationally would bring a cross-Canada… »

28.07.2020

Russia Takes its Information War with United States to Africa

Russia Takes its Information War with United States to Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah In her weekly media briefing July 23, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova criticized United States support for educational programs, media and NGOs in Africa. In addition, Zakharova said “the allocation of grants fits into the White House’s efforts to promote the idea that there is no… »

17.07.2020

Ontario Government can’t plan for return to school without sufficient emergency funding

Ontario Government can’t plan for return to school without sufficient emergency funding

Students, parents and educators are counting on the Ford Conservative government to provide more funding than it has allocated to ensure there is a safe and effective re-opening of schools this fall. “It is unconscionable that the government would tell school boards to plan for a return to school without… »

10.07.2020

Sam Hammond elected President-Designate of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

Sam Hammond elected President-Designate of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

“Our role must be to protect fundamental bargaining and labour rights, oppose privatization and commercialism and defend our profession and publicly-funded public education,” said Sam Hammond Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) President Sam Hammond was elected today to the position of President-Designate of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF). While… »

24.06.2020

Ontario Government ignores calls by educators for two-year implementation of math curriculum given pandemic’s impacts on student learning

Ontario Government ignores calls by educators for two-year implementation of math curriculum given pandemic’s impacts on student learning

“Educators, students and parents have all grappled with the stressful learning conditions forced on us by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said ETFO President am Hammond. The Ontario government is rushing the new math curriculum into public schools this September despite the learning gaps experienced by students resulting from this year’s school… »

31.05.2020

Five ways online university learning can be better than face-to-face teaching

Five ways online university learning can be better than face-to-face teaching

The University of Cambridge has announced that all lectures will be offered online for the academic year beginning in October 2020. Other UK universities are expected to adopt similar policies, adopting a format which blends online learning with more traditional teaching. The announcement has disappointed and worried some students, who are… »

05.05.2020

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

UNICEF Global Chief of Education’s tips to help keep your child learning at home. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended family life around the world. School closures, working remotely, physical distancing — it’s a lot to navigate for parents to navigate. Robert Jenkins, UNICEF’s Global Chief of Education, offers… »

30.04.2020

Education Crisis: From Pre-K to Higher Ed, Students Face Unequal Access During Coronavirus Shutdown

Education Crisis: From Pre-K to Higher Ed, Students Face Unequal Access During Coronavirus Shutdown

We look at the impact of the pandemic on schools, universities, students, parents, teachers and professors — and who is at the table to shape what happens next. “We now have an economic crisis on top of the public health crisis, and the ways that we’re choosing to educate children… »

28.04.2020

Ontario Teachers. ETFO members ratify agreements at central bargaining tables

Ontario Teachers. ETFO members ratify agreements at central bargaining tables

“Our goal was to defend public education and the working and learning conditions that have made Ontario’s education system one of the best in the world. While these negotiations were prolonged and difficult, our educators – with the support from parents and other community members – stood firm in the… »

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