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Las diversidades sexo-genéricas en la enseñanza

Mercedes Sánchez Sáinz, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Imagen: Tapa del libro de Raquel Díaz Reguera ¿Hay algo más aburrido que una princesa rosa? - Editorial Thule

From across the globe to El Paso, changes in the language of the far-right...

Arie Perliger, University of Massachusetts Lowell The recent shooting attack in which a young white man is accused of killing 22 people in a Walmart in El Paso fits...

Precarious employment in education impacts workers, families and students

Por: Michael Mindzak * Recent announcements in Ontario about public education have been controversial, with changes including larger classroom sizes, mandatory online courses and curriculum revisions. However, perhaps most...

Making youth soccer less competitive: Better skills or a sign of coddled kids?

Ryan Snelgrove, University of Waterloo and Daniel Wigfield, University of Waterloo With summer ablaze and recent World Cup fever stoking inspiration, soccer fields are sites of athleticism, friendships and...

From obesity to allergies, outdoor play is the best medicine for children

Mariana Brussoni, University of British Columbia What if there was a simple, inexpensive and fun way to address some of the major challenges facing humanity today. What if it...

High school dropouts cost countries a staggering amount of money

Louis Volante, Brock University; John Jerrim, UCL, and Jo Ritzen, Maastricht University Recently, the Ontario government proposed educational reforms that collectively amount to savings of almost $1 billion, according...

We the North: The Toronto Raptors success represents a shift in Canadian identity

Ryan Snelgrove, University of Waterloo and Vinu Selvaratnam, University of Waterloo If you’re not a basketball fan right now, you’re missing out. For the first time since they were...

Sending surplus food to charity is not the way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Elaine Power, Queen's University, Ontario With the recent news that Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is...

Ontario’s child-care cuts will hurt low-income parents working or studying full time

Linda A. White, University of Toronto; Elizabeth Dhuey, University of Toronto; Michal Perlman, University of Toronto, and Petr Varmuza, University of Toronto Ontario’s recent provincial budget claimed to help...

Fashion production is modern slavery

Anika Kozlowski, Ryerson University Fashion shouldn’t cost lives and it shouldn’t cost us our planet. Yet this is what is happening today. Globalization, fast fashion, economies of scale, social...