Canadian Journal of Education

Canadian Journal of Education is an academic journal focusing on Canadian Education

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 4, December

Back to the Basics: Socio-Economic, Gender, and Regional Disparities in Canada's Educational System
This study reassessed the extent to which socio-economic background, gender, and region endure as sources of educational inequality in Canada. The analysis utilized the 28,000 student Canadian sample from the data set of the OECD's 2003 Programme for...
Building Place: Students' Negotiation of Spaces and Citizenship in Schools
This study explored how high school students negotiate school spaces beyond the classroom within a broader context of citizenship education and identity construction. Using visual hermeneutics, researchers worked over three years with students and...
Educational Needs and Barriers for African Refugee Students in Manitoba
This study investigated the educational needs and barriers for diverse African refugee students in two inner-city high schools in Manitoba. Forty African refugee students, two principals, eight teachers, four parents, and four community leaders participated...
From "I'm Not a Feminist!" to CASWE President: Reflecting on Space(s), Time(ing), and His(her)-Story
For this personal narrative, I have used Applebaum and Boyd's (2000) work on developing a critical sense of dominante to detail my journey of initial resistance to being labeled a feminist, to my growing recognition of power and privilege within educational...
Give Peace a Chance: The Diminution of Peace in Global Education in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada
This study surveyed the literature on peace and global education in secondary schools to explore the position of peace education within the global education field. To create a database from Canada, the United States, and Britian, this article includes...
Global Education in Canadian Elementary Schools: An Exploratory Study
This article reports on the implementation of global education in Canadian elementary schools. Curriculum analysis and 76 interviews at school, ministry, and district levels revealed limited coordination among ministry, district and NGO efforts and...
La Dynamique De L'engagement Chez Des Etudiantes En Formation Des Maitres Analysee Sous L'angle Des Etats Identitaires
Commitment is an important factor in the affirmation of professional identity. As part of a study on building professional identity in student teachers and the ways the curriculum can contribute to this process, we carried out a qualitative analysis...
Organized Agents: Canadian Teacher Unions as Alternative Sites for Social Justice Activism
Historically teachers' federations have been some of the major organizational sites for social justice leadership in K-12 public education. Despite this history of activism, social justice teacher unionism remains a relatively underdeveloped concept....
Regard Parental Sur Les Devoirs et Les Lecons et Fonction Des Caracteristiques Familiales et Du Rendement De L'eleve
In the present study, various aspects of homework were examined in a sample of 465 parents of first and fourth grades students in relation to family structure, parent's education and school achievement. Data were collected through self-report questionnaires...
Teaching Unheard Voices: Students At-Risk in Mathematics
To examine the mathematics classroom experiences of students considered to be "atrisk," we conducted case studies of four students in grades 7, 8, and 9 in Northwestern Ontario. The case studies revea|ed that their mathematics classes offered few opportunities...
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