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From Valuable to Essential: A Shift in Perspectives of Parental Roles in Education during COVID-19Download
For students attending a regular school, parental engagement impacts student achievement more than many other factors. This impact on student achievement increases as parents take greater ownership and interest in their child’s education. Within the literature examined, the most important factor...
Solidarity Economy and Popular Education Leading Opportunities to Support Human and Social Capital Development of Colombian Rural PopulationDownload
Economic growth has been the worldwide driver of development promoted by the neoliberal discourse and leading to a binary system thinking, where growth ideologies are seen as good and degrowth ones as bad. Further, this binary mindset has enabled western ideologies of development, science, and...
Bolman and Deal’s Four Frames and the Quality Standards Academic Committee: An Analysis of Select Past and Future Leadership DecisionsDownload
This paper considers Bolman and Deal’s four frames, as developed in Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership (2017), in the context of an academic advisory committee, the Quality Standards Assurance Committee (QSAC), at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The...
Injustices of varying degrees occur in schools across Alberta every day; achievement gaps, European narratives at the expense of all others, and lack of representation of BIPOC folks are just some of the ways that injustice shows up in our schools. Using critical pedagogy as its framework, this...
In my capping paper, I have two concerns: How globalization or the global knowledge economy interacts with the internationalization of higher education in the Canadian context and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. A market-oriented ideology integrates economic or trade value into cultural,...
Gaps and Tensions Within Reconciliation in Secondary Education: A Review of Current LiteratureDownload
I first set out to write this paper as a policy analysis on the revised Alberta Education Teaching Quality Standards (TQS), which has become one of the central policies in secondary schools to address the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action. I wanted to analyze the policy to...
The purpose of this literature review is to begin the conversation on reforming Special Education policy and programming to become culturally inclusive for Nêhiyaw children. Exploring natural laws and traditional perspectives of how Indigenous people, specifically Cree, educated, integrated, and...
Recommendations for Improved Transitional Outcomes in Students with Emotional and Behavioural DisordersDownload
In the field of education, there is a disconnect between research and practice in the area of supporting students with emotional and behavioural disorders. Evidence-based practices exist, but practical barriers prevent consistent use. This paper aims to identify limitations and offer practical...
Beyond the Surface: The essential role of university staff in transformational reconciliation policy in higher educationDownload
The work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) pushed Canada into an era of ‘reconciliation’ and higher education institutions have indicated their desire to respond towards the elusive goal of reconciliation. The TRC report elicited a change to the narrative being used in higher...