Education International President Susan Hopgood examines how the pandemic has lifted the veil off the struggle for social justice and the future of education.
There are few examples of youth-led activism as striking as Greta Thunberg and her student climate strike movement.
Before we had a Black Canadian woman grace the front of our new $10 bill, we had an African Canadian man honoured by having a national day named after him. Both Viola Desmond and the Honourable Lincoln Alexander are products of the soil of this country and in sharing their stories, we share the diversity […]
Privilege. When most people hear the word “privilege” they automatically assume a negative context, an oppression of some sorts. That is not the case. Privilege can be examined in many aspects, and is something that everyone has in some form—20/20 vision, perfect hearing, able bodied, cisgender, straight… As a cisgender straight woman, I use that […]
Welcoming, caring, respectful and safe schools are guaranteed to Alberta students through the School Act. The Alberta Teachers’ Association and Alberta Education, along with several other educational stakeholders, knew that this could not be achieved without intentional, concerted efforts by all those in the school community. Thus, the Respectful Schools Online Toolkit was born. In […]
Moving from the past to the future: discover eight great ways to improve and strengthen public education.