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Yoon, Ee-Seul; Young, Jon; Livingston, Emily – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2020
This study examines the changing style, scale, and scope of raising private funds to provide resources for public schools. In particular, we focus on school fundraising, especially the role of discourse in scaling up school fundraising practices to facilitate education privatisation. Drawing from Stephen Ball's policy sociology, and employing…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Educational Finance, Public Schools, Private Financial Support
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Blomgren, Connie; Henderson, Serena – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Since the 2002 UNESCO forum, raising awareness of the benefits and challenges to Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education have been integral to the broader Open Education (OE) movement. In the K-12 sector, however, an understanding of OER has been less advanced, although there are pockets of K-12 OER innovators throughout Canada and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Open Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings)
Delaney, Douglas E., Ed.; Engen, Robert C., Ed.; Fitzpatrick, Meghan, Ed. – University of British Columbia Press, 2018
Common military education was the lifeblood of the armies, navies, and air forces of the British Empire. It permeated every aspect of the profession of arms and was an essential ingredient for success in both war and peace. Yet much military history overlooks external factors and influences such as education, which shape armed forces.…
Descriptors: Military Training, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
Hayes, Brigid – Canadian Literacy and Learning Network, 2012
This revised report was prepared for the Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) and the thirteen-member provincial and territorial literacy coalitions. The purpose of the report is: (1) To provide background information on the labour market transfers from the Federal Government to the provincial and territorial governments; (2) To outline…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Literacy, Basic Skills, Technology Transfer
Canadian Literacy and Learning Network, 2012
The Canadian Literacy and Learning Network (CLLN) is the national hub for research, information and knowledge exchange, about increasing literacy and essential skills across Canada. CLLN, a non-profit charitable organization, represents literacy coalitions, organizations and individuals in every province and territory in Canada. CLLN shares…
Descriptors: Position Papers, Employment Programs, Change Strategies, Transitional Programs
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Evans, Michael Pier – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2014
Research exploring the impact of social class on family and school relationships indicates that families with high levels of socioeconomic status (SES) possess resources that enable participation in traditionally accepted forms of family engagement (Henderson and Mapp, in, A new wave of evidence: The impact of school, family, and community…
Descriptors: Mothers, Advantaged, Family Income, Community Coordination
Movement for Canadian Literacy, 2010
For over 30 years, Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) has provided a forum and voice for literacy organizations, practitioners and learners across the country. In partnership with its member literacy coalitions, learner representatives from every province and territory and other key stakeholders, MCL has supported the literacy and essential…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Partnerships in Education
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Jasinski, Mary-Anne – TESL Canada Journal, 2012
The Coalition for Equal Access to Education (CEAE) is a Calgary-based nonprofit organization committed to working with community, education, and government stakeholders to promote access to quality, equitable education and services for K-12 English-as-a-second-language (ESL) learners. CEAE is active in developing innovative projects, research…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Stakeholders, Nonprofit Organizations, Foreign Countries
Association of Canadian Community Colleges, 2009
As the country emerges from the recession, the Government of Canada must make difficult but critical decisions about where to invest public resources. Federal investments in research are overwhelmingly directed to pure or discovery research, with little support to applied research tied to commercialization. Innovation for the marketplace and the…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Research and Development
Movement for Canadian Literacy, 2006
The Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) is a national non-profit charitable organization representing literacy coalitions, organizations and individuals from every province and territory. Since 1978 MCL has worked with partners to increase access to quality literacy education for Canadians who need it. This is MCL's submission to the federal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Literacy, Economic Factors, Economics
Redwing Saunders, Sabrina E.; Hill, Susan M. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2007
For centuries Canadian First Nations education has been a substandard, abusive means of dealing with the "Indian Problem." In recent decades Native education has been under-funded and employed non-indigenized models. Despite these facts, many are surprised when these efforts fail another cohort of children. This article outlines Canadian…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, American Indian Education, Outcomes of Education, Epistemology
Canadian Teachers' Federation (NJ1), 2009
The Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) is an active member of various coalitions and networks working to enhance the well-being of Canadian children and youth, including the National Alliance for Children and Youth and Campaign 2000. Among CTF's priorities is to support teachers and teachers' organizations as strong advocates for social justice,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Children, Schools
Movement for Canadian Literacy, 2008
One of the ways that Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) fulfills its mandate is by providing a forum where people from provincial/territorial and national organizations can work together to identify, discuss and address issues of common focus. This project, Mapping the Field of Family Literacy, reflects MCL's goal of building consensus, capacity…
Descriptors: National Organizations, Foreign Countries, Family Literacy, Interviews
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Helferty, Anjali; Clarke, Amelia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive list of student-led, campus-based climate change initiatives, and offers details on many specific cases. The paper also documents the roles students have played and considers the larger youth engagement implications. Many of these initiatives can be replicated elsewhere, thereby…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, College Students, Student Role
White, Margaret – British Columbia Teachers' Federation, 2009
In 2006, there were an estimated 181,000 low-income children in the province, with British Columbia (BC) reporting the highest before-tax child poverty rate (21.9%) in Canada (15.8%) for the fifth year in a row. This was the news in the "2008 Child Poverty Report Card" recently released by the First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Income, Public Education
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