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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 ...
The Gospel Choir: Community in Motion
How Do Three Immigrant Women From Former Yugoslavia Perceive the Role of Accent in Intelligibility and Comprehensibility in the Canadian Workplace?
Recent trends in language instruction have begun to shift away from achieving a native-like accent and towards a focus on intelligibly and comprehensibility. However, a subset of learners continues to feel discriminated ...
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 ...
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 ...
Negotiating Fragments: Implications of the Diasporic Consciousness on Teaching and Learning
This paper aims to consider how the diasporic consciousness can be taken up in schooling as a construct that challenges multicultural and anti-racism frameworks. It looks at notions of identity and identities as fluid ...
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 ...
How Armenian Syrian Millennial Refugees use Social Media to Facilitate Integration into Canadian Society
Using a conceptual framework that builds on the constructs of community of practice (Homles & Meyerhoff, 1990; Lave & Wenger 1998; Wenger 1998) and superdiversity (Blommaert, 2013; Blommaert & Rampton, 2012; Jørgensen, ...
(Un)Confident Coders: What Gender Dynamics Appear When Canadian Children Learn How to Code
This paper reports on a mixed-methods study that examined the gender dynamics that could be observed when Canadian boys and girls learn to code in a formal classroom environment. The study involved sixty-four, sixth grade ...
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 ...