curriculum

November 19, 2018
This factsheet was created by the Equity Literacy Institute.HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: This factsheet outlines 10 commitments that can be made by educators who are equity-literate. Equity literacy is a framework for cultivating the knowledge and skills that enable us to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence. More than cultural competence or diversity awareness, equity literacy prepares us to see even subtle ways in which access and opportunity are distributed unfairly across race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, (dis)ability,...
November 19, 2018
This factsheet was created by the Equity Literacy Institute.HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET: Equity literacy is a framework for cultivating the knowledge and skills that enable us to be a threat to the existence of inequity in our spheres of influence. More than cultural competence or diversity awareness, equity literacy prepares us to see even subtle ways in which access and opportunity are distributed unfairly across race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, language, and other factors. The principles outlined in this factsheet refer to the knowledge...
November 19, 2018
This video was produced by The Social Planning Network of Ontario in partnership with YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) Community of Practice on Equity and Inclusion for Low-Income Students and Families is pleased to be partnering with leading experts and voices in the field to bring you this unique webinar series that looks at the impacts of poverty and classism on low-income students and their families. The first interview in this series featured Dr. Paul Gorski - educator, professor, author, and equity champion - in...
November 15, 2018
This factsheet was created by YouthREX.  From a very young age, kids exhibit curiosity about their bodies, and ask questions about reproduction and relationships. Sexuality takes different forms over the life cycle, but it is a natural part of being human – for children, adolescents, and adults alike. The role of sexual education is to empower students to know and appreciate their bodies, as well as to help them navigate the confusing world of intimate relationships. By providing scientifically-accurate, age-appropriate information, sex-ed gives students the tools to make informed choices...
May 27, 2016
This report was published by the People for Education. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:A new report from People for Education shows that Ontario’s provincially-funded schools have a substantial distance to go in order to meet the government’s goals for Indigenous education. This report provides new information on three fronts: Ontario’s progress on closing the achievement and knowledge gaps in Indigenous education; its efforts to implement the Calls to Action from Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission; and how a move to “Indigenizing education” would benefit all students in...
March 02, 2016
This report was published by the Tony Blair Faith Foundation HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:All around the globe, education systems are struggling to prepare young people for the complex realities of a profoundly interconnected world. While many education systems are concentrating even harder on centralised curricula and standardised testing, there is a strong consensus that education should also give young people the soft skills that they need to make sense of, and play an active part in, a globalised society that is more closely integrated and interdependent than ever before....
October 07, 2015
Research indicates that insufficient emphasis on community collaboration and partnership can thwart innovative community-driven work on the social determinants of health by local health departments. Appreciating the importance of enhancing community participation, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) helped lead the development of the Health Equity Project (HEP), an intervention aimed at increasing the capacity of urban youth to identify and take action to reduce food-related health disparities. DOHMH partnered with the City University of New York School of Public...