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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tis the Season for Exams

BY KATHY MCDONALD  As we are busy preparing for Christmas and various other Holy Days we must remember to keep our finger on the education...

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

Keep on Trucking

BY KATHY MCDONALD  My dear readers, the way I see it educating our community is the best and dare I say, the only way to...

Reflections of Black History Month

BY KATHY MCDONALD  Black History month is now over and as I reflect on the flurry of activities that occurred to celebrate the history and...

Success for the Caribbean and Black Student

BY KATHY MCDONALD  The Commission on Systemic Racism in the Ontario Criminal Justice System was established in 1992. The commission’s study examined the practice, procedures...

The Green Dupatta Charity Organization – Restoring Communities Worldwide

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Those words spoken by the highly revered philosopher, Mahatma Gandhi has become...

Ghettos Are Not Gated Communities

BY KATHY MCDONALD  The tides are changing and our youth are demanding better treatment for its marginalized citizens. As the number of violent encounters on...

PDSB to Collect Student Data

BY KATHY MCDONALD  At the regular meeting of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) on Tuesday Nov. 22nd 2016, trustees unanimously voted in favour of...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

Reflections of my First Year in Office

BY KATHY MCDONALD December 1st marks one year since I was sworn into office. It seems like just yesterday I was pounding the pavement with...

Professional Development

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...

Not Just Another Change Leadership Event

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU Toronto will be hosting a leadership event that will offer knowledge and tips on improving a business or organization in today's changing...