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Canadian Education Association, 2016
A Canadian Education Association (CEA) Selection Jury chose the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) out of 35 School District applicants from across Canada to participate in the 2015 "Innovation that Sticks" Case Study Program. From September to December 2015--through an Appreciative Inquiry interview process--the CEA researched how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Educational Innovation, Catholic Schools
Hurley, Stephen – Canadian Education Association, 2014
To answer the question: "What's Standing in the Way of Change in Education?", the Canadian Education Association convened a series of Regional Workshops designed to expand the conversation about change in Canada's education systems. Using a qualitative approach, practically every word written in each of the workshops was entered, coded,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Qualitative Research, Workshops
Freiler, Christa; Hurley, Stephen; Canuel, Ron; McGahey, Bob; Froese-Germain, Bernie; Riel, Rick – Canadian Education Association, 2012
"Teaching the Way We Aspire to Teach--Now and in the Future" is a collaborative research project between the Canadian Education Association (CEA) and the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF). The project grew out of a shared interest in exploring with teachers their experiences and visions of teaching the way in which they aspire--that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
Levin, Ben; Cooper, Amanda; Arjomand, Shalini; Thompson, Kathy – Canadian Education Association, 2011
Research can and should inform teaching and learning. The importance of solid research evidence can, therefore, not be underestimated. Unfortunately, significant gaps still exist between research evidence, policy, and practice. The literature suggests there are many reasons for this, including a lack of awareness about the benefits of research, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Utilization, Educational Research, Knowledge Level
Bascia, Nina – Canadian Education Association, 2010
Reduction in the size of classes from Kindergarten to Grade 3 was a major Liberal Party campaign promise in Ontario's 2003 provincial election. It was intended to demonstrate a new government's commitment to improving public education. By the 2008-09 school year, the provincial government's goals had been achieved: over 90% of all primary classes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Class Size, Primary Education, Elementary Schools
Bascia, Nina – Canadian Education Association, 2010
This report provides an overview of findings from the research on primary class size reduction as a strategy to improve student learning. Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive and balanced picture of a very popular educational reform strategy that has often been seen as a "quick fix" for improving students' opportunities to learn in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Class Size, Educational Trends, Educational Policy
Milton, Penny – Canadian Education Association, 2008
The Canadian Education Association (CEA) was commissioned by Hewlett-Packard Canada to create a case study describing the development, implementation and outcomes of New Brunswick's Dedicated Notebook Research Project. The New Brunswick Department of Education designed its research project to assess impacts on teaching and learning of dedicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education
Leithwood, Kenneth; Strauss, Tiiu – Canadian Education Association, 2008
"Turnaround Schools and the Leadership They Require" was commissioned by the Canadian Education Association (CEA) in 2006. The research, conducted by Kenneth Leithwood and Tiiu Strauss, was a two-year study of Ontario schools identified as in need of "turnaround" meaning that a significant improvement in school achievement was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Turnaround, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness