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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 min...
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 Alberta Teachers' Association
The Alberta Teachers' Association, as the professional organization of teachers, promotes and advances public education, safeguards standards of professional practice and serves as the advocate for its 35,000 members. Th...
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...
Association of Canadian Community Colleges
The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) is the national and international voice of Canada's colleges, institutes, polytechnics, cégeps and universities with a college mandate. ACCC represents, promotes and ...
The Bishop Strachan School
The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) is Canada's oldest day and boarding school for girls. Founded in 1867, BSS has been a groundbreaking leader in girls education, offering a vibrant culture of powerful learning and bringin...
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 integ...
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 Enc...
Canadian Federation of Students (CFS)
The Canadian Federation of Students is Canada's largest student organization. Founded over 30 years ago, the Federation unites more than one-half million college and university students in all ten provinces.
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is no longer in operation.
Twenty years of influence on hemispheric policy: 1990-2011
FOCAL was created as an independent, non-governmental think-tank meant to enhan...
The Canadian Safe School Network (CSSN)
A not-for-profit registered charitable organization focused on reducing youth violence in our schools and communities. CSSN conducts research, develops teacher resources and provides social comment on youth violence.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE is the largest union in Canada, representing more than 600,000 women and men who work for municipal governments, school boards, universities and colleges, hospitals, nursing homes and homes for the aged, public util...
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 se...
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 Países de Língua Portuguesa - CPLP é o foro multilateral privilegiado para o aprofundamento da amizade mútua e da cooperaçao entre os seus membros. Criada em 17 de Julho de 1996, a CPLP goza de personali...
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 g...
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 ...
Established in 1913, Crescent School is a day school for boys. Through its Student Services division, Crescent partners with universities and hospitals to conduct original research into how boys learn. This research is i...
CSTD is Canada's professional association representing more than 2,500 workplace learning professionals. Established in 1946 as the Ontario Society for Training and Development, the Association advocates for training in ...
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 Arus...
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,...
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 m...
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 Euro...
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, th...
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 resear...
Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)
The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is Canada's HR thought leader with more than 19,000 members in 28 chapters across Ontario. It connects its membership to an unmatched range of HR information resources...
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...
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 ...
Merle Langbord Levine, Learning Challenges and Remedial Education Expert
Merle Langbord Levine is an expert on learning challenges affecting academic achievement: learning disabilities, attentional problems (ADD/ADHD), ASD and other developmental disorders. A recognized pioneer of special edu...
Lutheran Church -- Canada
Lutheran Church--Canada is a conservative, confessional Lutheran body comprising 324 congregations, the second largest Lutheran body in Canada. The church is active overseas in mission and humanitarian endeavours. The of...
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 fo...
National Anti-Racism Council of Canada
National Anti-Racism Council of Canada (NARCC) is a national, community-based, member-driven network that addresses racism, racialization and all other forms of related discrimination by sharing, developing information a...
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 suppo...
Ontario Professional Foresters Association
The Ontario Professional Foresters Association, incorporated in 1957, is a non-profit organization with approximately 1,000 members across Ontario. The Association regulates the practice of professional forestry and acti...
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 assista...
Ophea is a not-for-profit organization that champions healthy, active living in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships and advocacy. Ophea is led by the vision that all children and y...
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 th...
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 colle...
Royal BC Museum
As the provincial museum and archives, the Royal BC Museum preserves and shares the stories of British Columbia on-site, off-site and online through its research, collections, exhibitions and educational prog...
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 Republ...
Simon Fraser University
Crime, demographic trends, health, economics, environment, carbon taxes, fisheries, earth sciences, energy, Asia-Pacific business -- just a few of the topics that faculty members at Canada's top comprehensive university ...
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 n...
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 Coordi...
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 t...
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...
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 m...
FOCALPoint: Focus on education challenges in Latin America, improving quality in Bolivia and Venezuela
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...
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
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.
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
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
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!
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American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer. (1859-1952).
Education Academics & Children Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
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American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
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
Jaime Oliver continues in his challenge to the educate people on healthy eating, with or without the British government's aid.
Neill, A. S.
Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
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Uk needs modern mosques
The third generation of British Muslims still don't have mosques that teach compassion and citizenship
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...
How Corporations Control the News
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...
ACCC International provides current information on pertinent themes in international development and the activities of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges.
ACCESS combines entertainment and education in a competitive broadcast schedule with something for everyone - children's programming, first-run movies, dramatic series, documentaries and talk shows.
News and features about Ontario schools and education issues nationally. Distributed directly to teachers, school board administrators, principals, supervisory staff and consultants.
Current affairs, politics and social issues from an independent and realist point of view.
Ambassador Magazine Inc.
Dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments and concerns of multicultural people in Canada and the world.
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.
Interdisciplinary journal on all topics relating to liberal arts education.
Issues and trends in public school education, chiefly in Ontario. Also includes a column for parents and high school students.
La Gazette des Femmes
Feminist magazine covering women's issues such as health, politics, economy, education, and violence.
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.
OISE/UT's magazine for schools.
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...
A national educational magazine for teachers and administrators that features practical tools and resources for in-class use.
News and information, enrollment trends, teaching technology, research breakthroughs and employment opportunities in Canadian universities.
Viva targets women aged 35-64 and airs intelligent dramas, critically acclaimed films and contemporary lifestyle programming.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Ontario Ministry of Education
The Ministry of Education and Training, formed in February 1993, combines the former ministries of E...
Indian and Northern Affairs
The Department has statutory responsibilities in relation to Canada's status Indians and Inuit, as w...
National Capital Commission
The steward of federal lands and buildings in the National Capital Region.
Canada's central statistical agency.
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