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Education institutions are accountable for student literacy and numeracy skills

Students aren't learning the necessary skills they need to be employable and it's time to hold institutions accountable. Plain and simple.

Engineering her own way

Zeinab El-Sayegh remembers her father buying her a toy airplane with a repair kit at 7 years old. Her father also encouraged her to...

We need inclusivity for children with disabilities

The Ontario education system is failing its students with disabilities by denying them the right to thrive socially and academically. That is absolutely unacceptable. Ontario’s...

A local teacher finds a passion through her health

The oversupply of teachers over the past decade hasn’t stopped some graduates from finding full-time positions with a school board. In high school, Caylin Metcalfe,...

Libraries: A place of modernization

“Libraries have always been about giving people access to information and access to knowledge, so because of technology,” says Tracy Munusami, Manager of Service...

The real truth about fake news

  Fake news: it’s everywhere and it’s become an epidemic. So much so, Durham College (DC) has a general education course dedicated to fighting it. Valerie...

It’s time for Ontario to get rid of Catholic schools

While Canada has always had Catholic schools, they became publicly funded in the 19th-century when government-funded schools were created. Catholics feared public schools would...

‘Strong voices’ speak to Oshawa MPP

After hosting a town hall meeting, New Democrat Party MPP Jennifer French had no trouble recognizing the “strong voices are in Oshawa.” French hosted the...

Lego champions on the way to global impact

  https://youtu.be/2y-1WsDSWVY   What does Lego mean to you? Did you play and build with Lego in your youth? Constructing elaborate fantasies, unique to only your imagination? An...

Students should be allowed to have backpacks in classrooms

Catholic schools in Durham have banned backpacks. The reason? Backpacks clutter classrooms and are a tripping hazard. In October, students at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary...