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This podcast is produced by front line education workers to provide a forum for the voice of all those concerned with affirming the human right to education. The show will delve into all aspects of education and the working lives of those who provide it and those who rely upon it for their future.
 
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In this episode we catch up with antibody engineer Dr. Shane Miersch about his lab’s work to develop engineered antibodies to treat diseases like COVID-19 and the massive potential Open Science has to free our responses to infectious disease from the shackles of narrow private interests. For previous interviews with Dr. Miersch on related topics…
 
In this episode we get an update from Ben, an educator in Nova Scotia. The interview was recorded on December 26 prior to the announcement that Nova Scotia students would go online until today, January 17 when they subsequently returned to in-person school. Ben discusses developments during the start-up of school, how Orange Shirt Day…
 
In this episode we discuss developments in Ontario and Alberta in K-12 education following the holiday break. This discussion was recorded prior to Ontario’s announcement that schools will resume full in-person learning on January 17, 2022.Education is a Right
 
In this episode we talk with educational support staff in Ontario that continue to work in schools despite reported school closures. They share their concerns for their health and safety and the challenges they face in keeping their students safe in class and how they are empowering themselves under these circumstances to bring attention to…
 
In this interview we talk with Chantal and Jon, educators from Manitoba, about how the opening of school went, how the government of Manitoba is adjusting after the defeat of Bill 64 and how educators and students marked Orange Shirt Day in that province. We also discuss what to look out for in the new…
 
In this episode we endeavor to provide an update on what we know as of December 26, 2021 about what is happening across Canada in education in relation to the start of the schools after the holiday break amidst the uncertainty we are all facing about whether and how schools will re-start after the holiday…
 
In this episode we speak with Dr. Jane McArthur, community-based occupational and environmental health advocate and parent about the airborne spread of COVID-19 and how we can work together to implement what’s required based on what we know and are learning about this virus. Dr. McArthur recently moderated a webinar entitled Time to Say It:…
 
This is part 1 of our interview with Kevan and Dougal. In this episode we discuss the current teaching and learning conditions in K-12 education as well as post-secondary in Alberta during the pandemic. Part 2 will address the state of negotiations in both K-12 and post-secondary as educators in both sectors are currently in…
 
In this episode we catch up with Peter Miller, a Canadian living and teaching in western China. Peter has been teaching at a private international school in China since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and has provided regular insights into what conditions are like where he is living and teaching and how he and…
 
This is part 1 of a 2 part interview with Charline Grant, co-founder of Parents of Black Children, an advocacy group in Ontario. We spoke with Grant in August shortly after the group held a car rally at the Ontario legislature about the group’s demands and the experience of Black parents and children in the…
 
This episode is dedicated to assisting the younger generation to learn about Canada’s participation in the war in Afghanistan and to the memory of all those who were killed and sacrificed as part of the U.S. led war on terror. It is our view that the best way to honour soldiers and others who diedEducation is a Right
 
In this episode we interview Nelson CEO Steve Brown. Nelson’s public relations firm Talk Shop Media reached out to us to suggest an interview with Brown about his views on the future of hybrid education in Canada. In this interview, Brown discusses Nelson’s new platform Edwin and the role of educators within it. It provides…
 
This is part 2 of our interview with educator Chantal Shivanna Ramraj about developments in Manitoba. In this segment we talk about how educators are organizing at a grassroots level, working conditions, the right to strike, the Manitoba government’s program to dismantle public education as well as how educators in Manitoba are addressing Canada’s …
 
This interview with Stacey Zhang of Justice for Society Magazine and Podcast was recorded on August 26, 2021 as part of Education is a Right Podcast’s virtual conference – Affirming the Right to Education in the 21st Century. Stacey discusses the concerns of young people as school began and the preoccupations of Justice for Society…
 
In this episode we catch up with Bella Lewkowicz, past Vice-President of the Ontario Teacher Candidate Council, an organization of teacher candidates from across Ontario have challenged the government’s math proficiency test imposed on new teachers prior to the pandemic. Bella discusses the latest on the legal challenge with a ruling expected Octob…
 
This interview was recorded on August 18, 2021 just after the resignation of Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and prior to the decision of the Manitoba government to not proceed with Bill 64. Manitoba educator Chantal Shivanna Ramraj discusses pandemic education in Manitoba, the overall direction of Bill 64 and its relationship to attempts to estab…
 
In this episode we interview Tara Martinez and Diandra Powderhorn in Winnipeg, Manitoba about a memorial project they initiated on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly to honour the children being uncovered in unmarked and mass graves at residential “schools” across Canada. We discuss their project and the importance of bringing forward…
 
This episode is the plenary discussion session from Education is a Right’s virtual conference: Affirming the Right to Education in the 21st Century. Speakers included professors of education, teachers, education workers and students who discussed their preoccupations as school is about to begin or had begun in the case of Quebec. The panel was reco…
 
In this episode we are publishing excerpts from the opening presentation from the Safe September segment of the plenary from Education is a Right’s virtual conference held August 29, 2021. The remarks are a summary of guidelines produced by Health Canada for public officials involved in K-Postsecondary education planning and were last updated Augus…
 
In this episode we catch up with Laura Walton, president of CUPE Ontario’s Ontario School Boards Council of Unions’ (OSBCU) summer consultation with their members and the concerns of educational support staff heading into a new academic year, bargaining and elections. This interview was conducted in Sault St. Marie at OSBCU’s consultation in that r…
 
In this episode Ezio gives some background and context for Ontario’s destreaming of Grade 9 mathematics. This episode was recorded on June 20, prior to the removal of certain sections of the new math curriculum which addressed issues of equity and racism. For our 4 part series on changes to the K-8 math curriculum in…
 
In this episode we update listeners on the situation in Alberta as the year ends and what to look out for as the new academic year approaches. This is the first in a series of shows that will cover different provinces across Canada. A central focus is how we can contribute to ensuring the safeEducation is a Right
 
Welcome to our hundredth episode! Thanks to everyone who has made this possible: all our hosts, technical team, guests and especially you, our listeners. This episode is part 2 of an interview with Jordan Afolabi, a law student about his experiences exposing and challenging institutional racism. In this episode we talk with Jordan about the…
 
This week we will not be publishing a show. On behalf of our entire team we offer our deepest respects and condolences to the families and communities of the children whose bodies were finally discovered by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Language and Culture Department with ground penetrating radar. Schools and other educational institutions across t…
 
In this episode Black law student Jordan Afolabi discusses his experiences as an undergrad with discrimination on his campus and how he and his peers organized to expose and oppose it. For background information on Jordan’s experience and the demands of his peers visit: https://exposeuwindsor.com/Education is a Right
 
In this second part of this episode we speak with Dr. Carla Peck, Professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, about concerns regarding Alberta’s draft curriculum. We discuss the way in which the curriculum was brought in and the debate between knowledge and skills in education.…
 
In this episode we interview Stacy Zhang and Maggie Chen from Justice for Society, an online youth initiative to provide the youth with their own voice on matters of concern. We talk about why they started it, what they are learning and how to get involved. Check out JFS’s link page here to see allEducation is a Right
 
In this episode we speak with Sean Staddon, a Board member of the Ontario Autism Coalition about how the OAC is carrying out its important advocacy work under the conditions of the pandemic. See related episodes below: Episode 29: “Relentless” advocacy of the autism community Episode 7: Children on the autism spectrum and the right…
 
In this two part episode we speak with Dr. Carla Peck, Professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, about her concerns regarding the social studies and history components of Alberta’s draft curriculum. In this, part 1, we discuss the overall direction of the new draft curriculum…
 
Jurisdictions across Canada are introducing aspects of computational thinking into curricula. In this episode we interview Stephan Rogers about his Masters of Education thesis which reviewed the literature on the implementation of computational thinking in K-12 education. Stephan explains what the concept means and how it is different but related t…
 
In this episode Kevan, a middle school teacher in Alberta, introduces the new draft elementary curriculum being put forward by the government of Alberta. This is the first in a series of shows which will deal with different aspects of the draft curriculum and the serious concerns being raised with its contents by educators, researchers,…
 
In this episode we provide an overview of some of the significant aspects of the upcoming annual meeting of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association taking place April 10-12, 2021.Education is a Right
 
In this episode we get a report back from the provincial assembly of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation. Close to 700 elected delegates and alternates gathered online from March 13-15 to elect a new provincial executive and set a path forward for the year ahead. The delegates and alternates were elected or selected by…
 
In this episode we catch up with educators who were preparing to refuse to go along with unsafe working conditions in their workplaces. You can listen to their first interview here: Episode 85: Drawing a line in the sand for health & safetyEducation is a Right
 
We send our greetings to all those women who are in the front ranks of the fight for the right to education and the rights of all. In this episode we follow-up with a proposal to change the name of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation/Fédération des enseignantes/enseignants des écoles secondaires de l’Ontario (OSSTF/FEESO) to…
 
In this episode we talk with occasional teachers from Ontario about the ramifications of arbitrary changes made by the Ontario government to how teachers are hired into contract positions. For part one of this interview see episode 84 below. Episode 84: Occasional teachers discuss their experiences as they keep the system afloat…
 
In this episode, recorded in December of 2020, secondary and elementary occasional teachers discuss their experiences during the pandemic. This is part 1 of that interview. In part 2 we discuss the significance of a recent change by the Ontario government to how teachers are hired into full-time contract positions and its effect on teachers’…
 
In this episode we speak with Dr. Isaac Saney , Director of the Transition Year Program at Dalhousie University. Dr. Saney talks about the background for the conference Slavery, Reparations and Education – African Nova Scotia, Canada and Beyond to be held in Halifax when travel permits. He discusses the relationship between systemic racism in…
 
In this episode we discuss a proposal from grassroots educational support staff in Ontario to change the name of their union from the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) to the Ontario Support Staff and Teachers Federation (OSSTF). We provide background on the role of support staff historically in Ontario and their membership in e…
 
In this episode adult day school teachers in Ontario teachers discuss how, during the pandemic, they have found ways to affirm their rights and those of their students to an education. To listen to part 1 of this interview see the link below. Episode 78: Adult day school teachers speak up – Part 1Education is a Right
 
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