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Freiler, Christa – Education Canada, 2012
The Canadian Education Association (CEA) has just completed a research project that looked at young people's confidence in their learning environments and their future. We know that students' future trust in institutions is significantly shaped by their school experiences, in particular by whether there is an open climate for classroom discussion…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Participation, Foreign Countries, Discussion
Livingstone, D. W.; Hart, Doug – Education Canada, 2001
Recent Canadian opinion surveys indicate that the public has great faith in Canadian educational institutions, is much more inclined to want student-centered educational services restored to previous levels than to want any major structural changes, is concerned about rising tuition costs for postsecondary education, and expresses strong demand…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Demand, Educational Policy
Fox, Marcel – Education Canada, 1978
Good will and dedication, conviction and faith, can achieve far more in second language courses than mere financial resources and material supplies. A good teacher, who is able to stimulate a class, can perform miracles. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Program Costs, Program Development, Second Language Learning
Mitchell, Margaret – Education Canada, 2006
The author of this article shares her teaching experience in Macau, China, that shapes the curricular emphasis in Canadian schools. The International School of Macao (T.I.S.) is a privately owned school offering a Canadian curriculum. Much of her very positive experience as an "expat" teacher is a result of the "pioneering"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Experience, Private Schools, Second Language Instruction
Vandezande, Gerald – Education Canada, 1999
Students deserve an education that offers basic building blocks for responsible citizenship. If teaching about religion is suppressed, students will be left with an incomplete understanding of both Canadian history and contemporary Canadian society. The Multifaith Coalition has developed five values-based principles for responsible citizenship,…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education