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Change Agent: Adult Education Magazine for Social Justice

http://changeagent.nelrc.org  

First Nations Pedagogy

Great site with lots of learning resources https://firstnationspedagogy.ca/index.html  

Leroy Little Bear: Blackfoot Metaphysics

Big Thinking at Congress.  Watch the video here http://congress2016.ca/program/events/little-bear  

OECD just released document “GLOBAL COMPETENCY FOR AN INCLUSIVE WORLD”

GLOBAL COMPETENCY FOR AN INCLUSIVE WORLD (pdf document)

The Danger of a Single Story

In this TED video, novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie raises the issue of hearing ‘a single story’. Single stories can be dangerous as hearing only one side of ‘the truth’ may result in misinterpretations and stereotypes. Adichie argues that stories matter,… Continue Reading →

“Where” Makes You Happy…

Last fall I created an informal research project I called “Where” Makes You Happy.  I was curious to see how the physical spaces on our campus could be impacting student’s happiness.  Research shows that physical design of our communities can impact… Continue Reading →

Why Do All the Chinese Students Sit Together?

This conversation is relevant on both K-12 and post-secondary campuses. Nothing new, but always good to revisit and keep it on our radars! http://davidlivermore.com/blog/2016/03/14/why-do-all-the-chinese-students-sit-together/

De-colonizing International Education

Greetings ! In our recent presentation at Association for International Education Administrator conference, Sonja Knutson, Yvonne Rudmann and I asked participants to share on the next small steps and the next big step that can be undertaken within their institutions towards de-colonizing… Continue Reading →

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