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Harrison, Allen Keith – 1983
In Canada, a teacher is deemed to have tenure after serving a probationary period which varies from one province or territory to another. This chapter explains Canadian law as it relates to the termination of teacher contracts. The Canadian court structure and the means of challenging termination decisions are explained. Technical, procedural, and…
Descriptors: Contracts, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Courts
Baxter, Maurice – 1986
The Northwest Ordinance is noteworthy not only for its provision of stages of development and eventual admission of new states into the Union but also for provisions which protected civil liberties of the inhabitants. In the latter part of the ordinance there are six articles of "compact" that declare fundamental principles of liberty.…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, History Instruction, Justice
Saskatchewan Dept. of Education, Regina. – 1984
A three-year course of study in Christian ethics for grades 10, 11, and 12 is outlined. The course is intended to help students articulate, reflect upon, and understand what they believe and practice. The guide's introduction discusses the need for Christian development and the role that parents, school, and parish should play in that development.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Beliefs, Biblical Literature, Christianity
Saskatchewan Dept. of Education, Regina. – 1984
Listed are print and audiovisual materials that support the "Curriculum Guide for Division IV: Christian Ethics" intended for use in grades 10, 11, and 12. The course is designed to help students articulate, reflect upon, and understand what they believe and practice. Cited in this resource manual are textbooks, teacher's guides,…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Beliefs, Biblical Literature, Christianity
Calam, John, Ed. – 1991
Alex Lord, a pioneer inspector of rural British Columbia (Canada) schools, shares in these recollections of his experiences in a province barely out of the stagecoach era. Traveling through vast northern territory, using unreliable transportation, and enduring climate extremes, Lord became familiar with the aspirations of remote communities and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, North American History
Sheehan, Bernard W. – 1987
The U.S. Constitution established the broad legal frame for the U.S. political order; the ordinances provided the indispensable means for the expansion of that order across the continent. The first effort at organizing the northwest occurred in 1784. Written by Thomas Jefferson, the Ordinance of 1784 defined the stages through which territories…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Governance, Government (Administrative Body), Land Acquisition
Rowan, Murray; And Others – 1984
The purpose of this study was to gather information from secondary school students, their teachers and parents concerning their perceptions of school and education. The study was a replication of similar studies carried out in North York in 1971-72 and 1976-77, and was intended to provide data regarding current perceptions of school as well as to…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Administrator Attitudes, Data Analysis, Discipline
Creet, Mario – 1981
Henry Marshall Tory's role in influencing the establishment of provincial universities in Western Canada is traced. The following periods are discussed: Tory and McGill University in the 1890's, the University of Toronto Act in 1906, Tory and University of Alberta from 1906, and Tory in Ottawa in 1928 and 1938. In following the development of…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Presidents, College Role, Educational Change
Baker, Janette, Ed. – University Education News, 1981
Theories on adult development and learning and some of the Ontario universities' programs and services for the adult learner are examined, and Athabasca University, Alberta's answer to the British Open University, is described. Peter O'Donnell discusses adult learners' needs and explains how Athabasca University serves this specific type of…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Development, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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
Taylor, Maurice, Ed.; Bedard, Rene, Ed. – 1993
Selected papers from an adult education conference are as follows: "Learner Involvement in Literacy Education" (Acton et al.); "Faith in People" (Ambury et al.); "Beginning to Tutor Problem-Based Learning" (Ambury); "Exploring Literacy through Theatre" (Andruske); "Developing Learning Packages for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Andragogy, Apprenticeships
Trent, Faith Helen Elly – 1971
Two cultures, Indian and non-Indian, in the urban environment of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, were examined in this study. The purpose was to find what differences, if any, occur in the groups' perceptions of the urban milieu and to isolate factors which do or do not influence these perceptions. Using cognitive mapping and photograph recognition…
Descriptors: American Indians, Cultural Influences, Maps, Minority Groups
Faith, Karlene; Sturrock, June – Women's Education des femmes, 1990
Presents some of the advantages of distance education to women and to Canadians isolated by distance and climate. Describes Canadian distance education developments in women's studies, teleconferencing, professional development, and programs for native women. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Canada Natives, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Hundert, Joel; Mahoney, Bill; Mundy, Faith; Vernon, Mary Lou – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 1998
Analyzed one-year gains of children with severe disabilities, children with mild/moderate disabilities, and typically-developing children, in segregated or integrated preschools. Found that segregated programs had smaller adult/child ratios and shorter operating hours than integrated programs. Children with severe disabilities in segregated…
Descriptors: Child Development, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Inclusive Schools
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