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The Ontario Education Advantage: Was Canada's "Leading School System" a Mirage?

Two retired Ontario educators, Dr. Denis Mildon and Gilles Fournier, have now surfaced in an attempt to preserve and protect the educational investment legacy of the… 807 more words

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These Are the Best Places in the World to Be a Woman in Politics, According to the OECD

Aspiring female politicians should consider moving to Finland or Sweden, where women have the most representation in government, according to new OECD data.

The findings, published July 6 as a part of the OECD’s… 142 more words

The All-Star Game and Tone at the Top

Today is the 83rd anniversary of the initial Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game, which took place on this date in 1933, in Chicago’s Comiskey Park. 1,913 more words


Rassegna settimanale 22-28 giugno: Cina e Corea Del Nord

22 giugno, CINA – Xu Qiliang: acceleriamo l’innovazione in ambito di tecnologia militare

Il vice presidente della Commissione Militare Centrale cinese Xu Qiliang ha sollecitato il governo ad accelerare l’innovazione e lo sviluppo della tecnologia di difesa cinese. 431 more words

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Part 4: What if everything we thought we knew about learning was wrong?

What are the influences of the industrial and technological revolutions on education?

Another way of looking at this question is, “Are we doing what we should be doing in terms of developing education or are we doing what we find easier to do and more of the ‘same old, same old’ but with a fresh coat of paint?”  We are back to the issue of the shaky foundations on which we are building education systems. 1,312 more words


3 July 2015 - OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2015-2024 published

The latest OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2015-2024 is cautiously predicting a calmer time for food prices after the recent price spikes. In addition, the report notes: 130 more words


Good labour relations key to educational achievement

Recent tensions in relationships between provincial governments and teachers, especially in British Columbia and Ontario, deserve to be understood in a wider context. Good labour relations in education and positive working relationships between provincial governments and teacher unions are a critical ingredient in the relative success of our public education system. 88 more words