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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Public Engagements Will Help Shape Future of Student Assessment

Toronto – Beginning in November, Ontario students, parents, teachers and education partners, have an opportunity for the first time in 20 years to help...

Show Up! Be Present! Let Your Voice Count!

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  The Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) held a town hall meeting on Thursday, November the 9th and despite the frigid cold, ice and...

Gimmie your Shirt….. Please!!!

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  I know. What the heck do shirts have to do with education? Let me explain, please. The shirt has everything to do...

The EQAO: To Be Or Not To Be

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  At the October 10th regular meeting of the Peel District School Board, the board passed a motion to write a letter to...

Transitions

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  The 2017/18 school year is just one month old and students are beginning to be exposed to opportunities for the 2018/19 school...

Equity, Poverty and the Modern Learner

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Whether you’re a cynic or optimist one thing you can agree on is that these are exciting times for the Black and...

Circle September 16th 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  Happy Academic New Year 2017/18. It is truly mind-boggling how quickly the days are flying. Summer is on its way out and...

Contemplative Reflections

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  As I reflect on the last two weekends and all the activities and learning opportunities that were available to all I am...

Black and Caribbean Heritage 101

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Summer is a great time for students to get rejuvenated. I would like to propose a few activities that will not only...

The Proudest Moment of a Teacher’s Life!

BY: SIMONE SMITH TORONTO! As Founder of Hear 2 Help, a Community Development Organization established in 2012, I have made daily efforts in not only improving...

Community News

LET’S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS – Preparations for 2018 Business Social Underway

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO New year, new goals? As with every new year that rolls around, many of us spend time reflecting on another year gone,...

TIFF Celebrates 100 Years of Black Film with Jamaican Classic ‘The Harder They Come’

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON The 1972 Jamaican Crime Drama film ‘The Harder They Come’ written, directed and produced by Perry Henzell was screened recently as part...

2017: Year in Review

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  2017 is one of those years that will forever be etched in our memories for reasons and events that brought forth states...

African Aid Project Raises Awareness for Children in Poverty

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time of giving, of hope, happiness, and miracles. However, amongst all of the...

Take Your Education & Leadership Skills International! – Applications Open for Young Leaders...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The volunteer work we partake in during our time at school prepares us for a future on our chosen career path. The...