Going on maternity leave can be extremely daunting, what with a new little creature suddenly under your care 24/7. So too can improving your education, thanks to the pressure that comes with the assignments, tests and other commitments. […]
Parents and schools can work together to help children transition to a new school This fall, a lot of students will be moving on from elementary school to high school – a transition that used to be far more […]
For many littles, a ride on the school bus offers that first taste of independence Naturally, this big step could create a bit of anxiety for both parents and kids. In order to limit that, Nick McRae, general manager […]
Parents need to be on the same page regarding their child’s learning disabilities, experts say As kids head back to school, some children with learning disabilities will have more weighing on them than a backpack and the worry of […]
Staying engaged with your child’s education – and implementing suggestions – lets teachers know that you’re interested in your child’s progress The start of the school year brings with it a lot of excitement at the prospect of new […]
Across Canada, communities are finding opportunities for schools to innovate and adapt to a changing world. In Ottawa, Uniting for Children and Youth (UCY) is doing the same. A grassroots network of parents, students, educators, and community members, the organization […]
Describing the traditional public education model as increasingly ‘outdated’ and limiting for students, The Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative, a group of concerned Ottawa citizens, is pushing for a move to democratic or self-directed learning.