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Lend Me Your Ear: The Voice of Early African Canadian Communities in Ontario Through Petitions
The inclusion of Black history in Ontario classrooms remains relatively marginalized and stagnant after thirty years of advocacy on the part of educators, groups and individuals in Black communities, and scholars to make ...
Self-Advocacy as a Goal for Education
This research project reviews selected literature on self-advocacy instruction to highlight (a) its importance as a focus for education and (b) the barriers towards its implementation. Several studies have recognized that ...
An Inquiry Into the Journey of Three Canadian Women in Physics and Stem
The under representation of women in the fields of Physics and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) was investigated through a semi-autobiographical approach. This study follows the reflection of one ...
Recruitment and Retention of Somali Female Students Accessing Higher Education in Dadaab, Kenya
This paper examines the experiences of five Somali refugee women living and participating in higher education programs in Dadaab, Kenya with a particular focus on centering their narratives. Through exploring the different ...
Minor International Students in Canada: Does the Legal Framework Matter?
As Federal and provincial governments invest to “ help secure Canada’s long – term prosperity and economic success” (DFATD, 2014; Scott et al. 2015) through increased international student recruitment and retention, there ...
Indigenous Education, Mino-Bimaadiziwin, and the Fostering of Relational Space Through Indigenous Pedagogy
This paper examines the varying impacts of Indigenous pedagogy and formal schooling on the learning path of the author. It focuses on the historical context of residential schools, the Indian Control of Indian Education ...
The Gospel Choir: Community in Motion
Silent Voices: "South Asian" Mothers and Transition to High School, A Decolonizing Institutional Ethnography of Mothering Work
In the province of Ontario, the Ministry of Education uses its regulatory texts to govern transition related activities for students preparing for high school. Deadlines set out by schools and school boards arise from the ...
The Role of Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning for ESL Students in Academic Contexts: An Extended Literature Review
This literature review explores the relationship between language proficiency and ESL students’ experiences in higher education contexts, with specific reference to the role of conversational peer interaction. The two major ...