Education

Let’s make academics more accessible and less elitist

In the past few months, I have used the term “anticolonialism” about 367 times. If I had a nickel for every time I’ve explained Edward Said’s “East vs. West dichotomy” to an unsuspecting econ major, I’d probably have 10 cents—and that’s two too many.Continue...

Supporting a culturally diverse campus is essential

When it comes to teaching students about other cultures, the way schools go about teaching them is vital.Continue...

Black creators are using TikTok to educate. We should all pay attention.

TikTok is home to more than just dances and funny videos; for many, it’s a platform to discuss social issues in need of more attention.Continue...

The forced partnership between Queen’s and Athabasca University takes advantage of students

Queen’s encourages students to enrol at Athabasca University to make up credits when completing them at Queen’s is not a timely or viable option.Continue...

Crafting equitable curricula with care

Alana Butler believes that as classrooms from kindergarten to post-secondary become more diverse, it’s crucial for teachers to consider the unique needs of all students—especially racialized students.Continue...

Indigenous Knowledge Initiative adapts to COVID-19

The Indigenous Knowledge Initiative (IKI) has undergone significant changes under COVID-19 to safely continue serving the Queen’s community.Continue...

‘Credit mills’ stack the odds against hard-working high-schoolers

A student’s high school transcript should speak to their academic abilities, not their ability to buy their grades.Continue...

Educational series seeks to bring decolonization to the classroom

In an effort to increase the presence of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, the Queen’s University Centre for Teaching and Learning will continue to host a pedagogical series for educators.

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Educating girls is an overlooked solution to the climate crisis

We’ve all heard the most common ways to reduce climate change: limit our consumption of animal products, ditch fossil fuel-powered cars, reduce food waste, transition to solar and wind energy, and so on.Continue...

The future of education in Ontario doesn’t lie in more cuts

Ontario’s proposals to “modernize the classroom” won’t drive the province’s education system forward—they’ll see it pushed further into the past.Continue...

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