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African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the ins...
African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), located in New York, comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories and its renowned library. The collections contain over 32 m...
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
canfitpro
canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows and membership services.
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
A Comunidade dos Pa¡ses de L¡ngua Portuguesa - CPLP ‚ o foro multilateral privilegiado para o aprofundamento da amizade m£tua e da coopera‡ao entre os seus membros. Criada em 17 de Julho de 1996, a CPLP goza de personalidade jur¡d...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and goods in or...
Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...
CSTD
CSTD is Canada's professional association representing more than 2,700 workplace learning professionals. Established in 1946 as the Ontario Society for Training and Development, the Association advocates for training in Canada, es...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market.
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member stat...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum c...
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking. * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today. * Increases the influence of historical research over cu...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between member Sta...
Museo Nacional del Prado
The Museo del Prado is a museum and art gallery located in Madrid, the capital of Spain. It features one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spani...
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honours the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by supporting educ...
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
OSSTF/FEESO welcomes media inquiries on both educational and social issues. Founded in 1919, it represents 60,000 members across Ontario. They include public high school teachers, occasional teachers, educational assistants, early...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the natural wor...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

News Releases

Boarding School Opens Doors for Ontario Girls
2013-01-14
The Bishop Strachan School
Boarding School Opens Doors for Ontario Girls. The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) travels Ontario to meet potential students who qualify for enrolment into the unique Boarding program at Canada's oldest...
FOCALPoint: Focus on education challenges in Latin America, improving quality in Bolivia and Venezuela
2010-06-09
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The June edition of FOCALPoint focuses on education challenges in Latin America. It highlights the need to improve quality after significant advances were made in broadening access. Regional perspecti...
Un nouveau cours en ligne gratuit intitue Une introduction au rayonnement est maintenant disponible sur le site web de l?Institut de radioprote
2012-06-13
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
Un nouveau cours en ligne intitule 'Une introduction au rayonnement' est maintenant disponible sur le site web de l'Institut de radioprotection du Canada, au www.radiationsafety.ca.
Physics Student to Physics Researcher - Top Scientists to Share Wisdom with the Researchers of Tomorrow
2009-01-27
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Canadaâ##s Perimeter Institute, in partnership with University of Waterloo, has launched Perimeter Scholars International (PSI), a concentrated Masters level course for exceptional students who wish t...
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
2009-03-06
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...
Sources welcomes Commuto Inc.
2008-12-10
Commuto Inc.
Commuto is an online social bartering network where members trade in person with other members in their cities, schools, workplaces or any other communities they create.
Sources welcomes the Canadian Centre for Skills Development & Travel College Canada
2008-12-16
Canadian Centre for Skills Development & Travel College Canada
Louise Blazik is a Travel & Tourism Expert often interviewed by the media on TV and radio; world traveller; author; consultant and Training and Development Specialist.
Teach My Celebrates ‘Screen-Free’ Week April 18-24
2011-04-14
Teach My
Children are spending too much time with screens—and it's not good for them. For this reason, Teach My is pleased to recognize Screen-Free Week!
Toronto District School Board “twinning” with injustice, says Jewish group
2011-05-16
Independent Jewish Voices
Jewish solidarity group asks Toronto School Board to reconsider its links to joint project with the Jewish National Fund.

Sources Select Resources

Born into Brothels
Calcutta's Red Light Kids
Briski, Zana; Kauffman, Ross
Film
2004
The chronicling of two documentary filmmakers and their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Connexions Library: Education, Children Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on education and children.
Dewey, John
Connexipedia Article
Article
American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer. (1859-1952).
Education Academics & Children Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to education, academics, and children in the Sources directory for the media.
Goodman, Paul
Connexipedia Article
Article
American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
Illich, Ivan
Connexipedia Article
Article
Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest and critic of the institutions of contemporary western culture. (1926-2002).
Jamie Oliver: 'Tell me Mr Gove, Mr Lansley. How can we stop Britain being the most unhealthy country in Europe?'
In the 10 years since opening his Fifteen restaurant, Jamie Oliver's campaigns have gone global. But his passion to improve British schools
Adams, Tim
Article
2012
The Guardian
Jaime Oliver continues in his challenge to the educate people on healthy eating, with or without the British government's aid.
John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive
Nall, Jeffrey
Article
2014
Toward Freedom
The stereotype of homeschooling as the haven for conservative, religious ideologues overshadows the movement's radically progressive roots. One of the movement's foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an e...
Neill, A. S.
Connexipedia Article
Article
Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
The Other Public Humanities
Case, Kristen
Article
2014
Chronicle
Among the conclusions frequently drawn about the heavily reported "crisis in the humanities" is that humanities departments are woefully out of touch with today's students, with the new economy, with ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2016
Back to School
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Education – about the world, and about social change in particular – is a key element in the work that Connexions does. In this issue of Other Voices, we explore a few aspects of the ways in which edu...
Sources Select Education Experts
Website
Education experts available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Things My Students Don't Know
Schwalbe, Michael
Article
2016
Counter Punch
One of the discussion exercises I use in my course on corporate power begins with the bare text of the First Amendment projected on screen at the front of the room. I tell students that this is a rece...
Uk needs modern mosques
The third generation of British Muslims still don't have mosques that teach compassion and citizenship
Baig, Anila
Article
2011
The Guardian
An Islamic woman's opinion column mourns the lack of modern mosques in England. She discusses her search for a place where her children could learn Arabic and how to read the Qu'ran without facing vio...

Sources Bookshelf

Democracy's Oxygen
How Corporations Control the News
Winter, James
Book
1997
Winter shows that far from providing "democracy's oxygen," the news media legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informated, news organizations manufacture publi...
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
Book
1994
A history of American English.

Media

ACCC International
ACCC International provides current information on pertinent themes in international development and the activities of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges.
Agenda
News and features about Ontario schools and education issues nationally. Distributed directly to teachers, school board administrators, principals, supervisory staff and consultants.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research
Devoted to all forms of inquiry into education and fields related to or associated with education.
Ambassador Magazine Inc.
Dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments and concerns of multicultural people in Canada and the world.
Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP)
Raises important questions and promotes debates on problems of educational practice and policy.
CAUT Bulletin
Newsmagazine on post-secondary education topics.
College Canada
College Canada informs the college community and its partners on pertinent issues and themes in post-secondary education and acts as a vehicle for national information exchange.
Education Forum
Articles, interviews, issues and events about education.
Educational Digest
For senior educators and administrators.
Green Teacher
For parents and teachers wanting to promote environmental awareness with young people.
Journal of Scholarly Publishing
Serving the international academic publishing community. Provides a balanced look at the issues and concerns of scholarly publishing. Solutions to the every day problems and commentary on the philosop...
The Learning Team
Providing parents and teachers with information about school councils.
Maclean's
A current affairs magazine published once a month in print and weekly online
Oprah Winfrey Network
Viva targets women aged 35-64 and airs intelligent dramas, critically acclaimed films and contemporary lifestyle programming.
Pour parler profession
French-language professional publication for Ontario teaching professors.
Professionally Speaking
English-language professional publication for Ontario's teaching profession.
QFHSA NEWS
Besides articles on education, the newspaper includes parenting concerns, health and safety issues, book reviews on children's literature or books aimed at parents, and articles submitted by local sch...
TEACH Magazine
A national educational magazine for teachers and administrators that features practical tools and resources for in-class use.
Teacher Newsmagazine
Education news and information.
Today's Parent
Written for parents of young children.
University Affairs
News and information, enrollment trends, teaching technology, research breakthroughs and employment opportunities in Canadian universities.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Education
The Ministry of Education and Training, formed in February 1993, combines the former ministries of Education, Colleges and Universities, and Skills Development, the Ontario Training and Adjustment Boa...
Indian and Northern Affairs
The Department has statutory responsibilities in relation to Canada's status Indians and Inuit, as well as statutory responsibilities concerning the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nuna...
National Capital Commission
The steward of federal lands and buildings in the National Capital Region.
Statistics Canada
Canada's central statistical agency.


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