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McCallum, Jenn; Elliott, Paul; McIntosh, Terese – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study investigates the degree to which biodiversity concepts are included within university curricula in Ontario and provides a baseline for tracking this. A keyword search of undergraduate and graduate academic calendars from six Ontario universities was conducted. A list of 28 relevant keywords was developed, and university program…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Biodiversity, Educational Innovation
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Watts, Paul David; Pajaro, Marivic Gosamo – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2014
Canadian-Philippine linkages on multi-year coastal Action Research and learning cycles are detailed within established participatory development strategies. Philippine sustainable development is further considered as a function of inter-jurisdictional considerations, and reflexive role shifts for academe. An organizational process is outlined to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Ecology, Action Research
van der Wey, Dolores – Canadian Journal of Education, 2007
Cohorts are commonly formed in Indigenous undergraduate and graduate education programs. In this article, I have examined the notion of coalition building in the context of First Nations graduate cohorts. I interviewed women from a range of cohort experiences, asking--Is intra-group and inter-group coalition building a priority within cohorts?…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Cooperation
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Davidson, Adrienne; Lucas, Jack; McGregor, Michael – Canadian Journal of Education, 2020
This article explores the factors associated with support for a merger of Ontario's two publicly funded school systems (secular and Catholic). Drawing upon survey data from over 2,000 Ontarians, it investigates the sociodemographic and attitudinal correlates of opinions toward school system reform. We find evidence that both political attitudes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Change, Consolidated Schools, Educational Change
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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
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
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
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
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Husband, Brian C.; Bettger, William J.; Murrant, Coral L.; Kirby, Kim; Wright, Patricia A.; Newmaster, Steven G.; Dawson, John F.; Gregory, T. Ryan; Mullen, Robert T.; Nejedly, April; van der Merwe, George; Yankulov, Krassimir; Wolf, Peter – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Many first-year university courses are large and content-driven, which can contribute to low student engagement and difficulty involving students in the dynamic, cross-disciplinary nature of inquiry. Learning communities can address these goals, but their implementation often poses logistical challenges, especially in large courses. Here, we apply…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Introductory Courses, Biology, College Science
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Dreyfus, Amos; Wals, Arjen E. J.; van Weelie, Daan – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1999
Claims that environmental education in a postmodern world will have to be sensitive to the ill-defined nature of emerging key concepts such as biodiversity and sustainability. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Environmental Education, Modernization, Postmodernism
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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
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Rexe, Deanna – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Using two conceptual frameworks from political science--Kingdon's (2003) multiple streams model and the advocacy coalition framework (Sabatier & Jenkins-Smith, 1993)--this case study examines the detailed history of a major tuition policy change in Ontario in 2004: a tuition freeze. The paper explores the social, political, and economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tuition, Case Studies, Educational Policy
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
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
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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