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On Education and Democracy

“On Education & Democracy; 25 Lessons from the Teaching Profession is, first and foremost, meant to support classroom teachers; fighting their daily battles, confronting education authorities, governments and engaging with the community. We appeal to their professional ideals, to their ambition to make a difference for their students and the societies in which they grow […]

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From hardship to leadership: women’s perseverance paves the way for change

Betty Williams, Erin Meryn, Jody Williams, Juliana Dogbadzi, Loune Viaud, Labrda Paz, Marina Pisklakova, Sonita Alizadeh, Rosemary Sadlier, Mary Simon, Léonie Couture, Louise Arbour and Timea Nagy. These are just a few of the incredible women whose voices are heard through the Speak Truth to Power human rights education curriculum. Almost 20 years ago, I […]

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Francophonie, trade unionism … and populism

Do you speak French? In Canada, close to 10 million* Francophones and francophiles can answer yes to that question. What about when you ask Franco-Ontarians if they can speak French? They’ll answer yes, of course. But behind that yes, you may very well sense something more: a deep and legitimate indignation. For, once again, Francophones’ fundamental […]

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