Canadian Journal of Education

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

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 3, November

Diverse Teachers for Diverse Students: Internationally Educated and Canadian-Born Teachers' Preparedness to Teach English Language Learners
Introduction North American classrooms continue to become increasingly diverse in light of current immigration patterns. In the United States, the proportion of students of diverse backgrounds in many urban and rural areas exceeds 60% (Lau, Dandy,...
Education in the Age of the Information Superhighway: An Investigation into Initial Teacher Training in Canada
My intention here is simple. I believe that the purpose of education should be changing right now. Politicians, administrators, and those in the teaching profession more widely need to think through the challenge of providing a valuable educational...
From Laoshi to Partners in Learning: Pedagogic Conversations across Cultures in an International Classroom
Introduction Under the impact of accelerating globalization in the education sector, classrooms in Canadian higher education are becoming more and more internationalized with respect to the diversity of students, curriculum, educational philosophies,...
Globalization: A Shifting Context for the Canadian Education Landscape
Globalization is affecting education systems around the world, as political and economic alliances shift and information moves quickly through online pathways. Education reflects these changes and paves the road to adulthood, career, and global citizenship....
Globalization/s: Reproduction and Resistance in the Internationalization of Higher Education
Internationalization is changing the world of higher education, and globalization is changing the world of internationalization. (Knight, 2004, p. 5) To call globalization a form of human imaginary, opens the possibility for that imaginary to...
Learning the Way: Teaching and Learning with and for Youth from Refugee Backgrounds on Prince Edward Island
In a report by the Canadian Council on Social Development, it was estimated that by 2016, 25% of Canada's children and youth will have arrived in the country as immigrants or refugees (PCCY, 2006). Children and youth who are coming to Canada from refugee...
Locating Home: Newcomer Youths' School and Community Engagement
The educational experiences of newcomer youth have been the subject of much study due to the role the education system plays in assisting them in adjusting to their new environment. Newcomer youth have diverse experiences within the education system...
Re-Positioning: Internationally Educated Teachers in Manitoba School Communities
Communities I have been able to adjust well and create an individual who is not one kind of person. I find it difficult if I have to call myself [a person of my home country], because I am not that anymore. All that I have been through, all the...
Teaching HIV/AIDS through a Child-to-Child Approach: A Teacher's Perspective
Introduction HIV infection continues to be a major health challenge among Kenyan youth. Studies on HIV transmission in Kenya have identified behavioural, socio-cultural and poverty as factors contributing to HIV infection (Galava, 2001; Odundo &...
The Uses of Globalization in the (Shifting) Landscape of Educational Studies
Introduction This paper focuses on how representations and theories of globalization are being employed in educational research and thinking in Canada and other Anglo-Western countries in particular. (1) By drawing on an earlier thematic analysis...
Unveiling Third Space: A Case Study of International Educators in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Globalization has had a profound impact on education. Educators and students alike are crossing international borders for higher educational opportunities (Sawir, 2011). Crossing a national border to live as a participating member of a new and very...
Why Do Chinese Study for a Master of Education Degree in Canada? What Are Their Experiences?
Introduction Annually, international students contribute $6.5 billion to Canadian economy and provide jobs for more than 83,000 Canadians. There are 90,000 international students studying full-time at Canadian universities (Association of Universities...
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