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She didn’t have a single lesson on Indigenous culture growing up. Now, she’s changing that

Robyn Michaud can’t remember having a single discussion about Indigenous history and culture throughout her entire primary and secondary school education — or the first 15 years of her teaching career. Despite what she calls some positive milestones for Indigenous learnings in Ontario public schools, there’s something she says is largely missing — Indigenous educators.

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Teachers get summers off. Teachers college students? Not at Western U

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Western University’s faculty of education is speeding up and modifying the process to become a certified teacher amid what officials are calling a critical shortage in classrooms provincewide. Published June 12, 2023 • Last updated June 12, 2023 • 2 minute read (Free Press file photo) Article content Western

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MUN’s Labrador campus launches 1st graduate programs in Arctic and Subarctic studies

The Labrador campus of Memorial University has launched its first graduate programs. Students will now be able to pursue a graduate diploma, master’s degree or PhD in Arctic and Subarctic futures at the campus, in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. “This program is a dream, it’s been years in the making,” said Ashlee Cunsolo, dean of the

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Tentative agreements reached with thousands of NS educational support workers

Nova Scotia’s education minister says regional centers for education across the province and the French language school board have reached a tentative agreement with CUPE for educational support staff, staving off a possible strike by thousands of school support workers. Minister Becky Druhan said in an interview with the CBC’s Information Morning on Wednesday that

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Why Chinese students are an increasingly rare sight in Taiwan | Education News

Taipei, Taiwan — It is Jamie Wang’s headline show at Taipei’s Two Three Comedy and the audience loves her. She has been doing standup sets at shows and open-mic nights here for a year. Tonight, she is wearing a pink minidress with knee-high white boots, her eyeshadow glittering under the spotlight. She gives a dry

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