Education

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...

Online classrooms only bolster in-person learning

Online learning often gets a bad rap.Continue...

Indigenous Studies degree approved by Arts and Science faculty

After years of planning, Queen’s is introducing a new Indigenous Studies degree program.Continue...

Private religious education should not be favoured in public funding

In 2019, public secular education is no less important nor less valid than private Christian education. Provincial government funding must reflect this.Continue...

Educated women are pursuing ambitions, not marriages

Of all the criticisms facing women today, the view that university-educated women’s supposed high standards destroy their chances to find love has to be among the most ridiculous.Continue...

Former First Nations University president to lead Indigenous Knowledge Initiative at Queen’s

After spending five years in Saskatchewan at Canada’s First Nations University, legal scholar Mark Dockstator is coming to Queen’s to lead the Indigenous Knowledge Initiative.Continue...

What I’ve learned paying my own way through a Queen’s education

The first time I told this story, I was in my first year of university. I was sitting on the grass at City Park, just a few blocks away from Queen’s, with my orientation leaders and group. We were playing Two Truths and a Lie, and one of my truths was that I was a 20-year-old first-year student.Continue...

Educating parents key to public health

As the anti-vaccination movement sweeps North America and leaves preventable diseases unaddressed, it’s critical parents learn how to protect their children.Continue...

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