Monthly Archives: April 2014

Patricia: Student Pathways

‘Teenagers don’t think about their futures’ – that seems to be the general assumption of the public at large when asked about career options for students. Through our engagements with students across the province, Russ and I have found the opposite to be true; students are eager to learn about career choices but often don’t...
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“One-size-fits-all” doesn’t work for education

This life story of one student who faced many challenges reminds us of why it’s so important to understand each individual student.  We talk about individualizing education for each student by name, by strength, and by need. This means understanding that we each have different challenges and life experiences and some students face challenges outside...
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Theme: Relationships

We’ve been sharing the four themes that have started to become evident throughout the engagements so far, and of course one of these is the importance of relationships between schools, families and communities. I wanted to share an example of this from one of the smaller communities we visited, as it really stood out to...
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