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Canadian Chinese Businessman Leads 21st Century Learning in China

Dr. Francis Pang, a highly successful businessman and innovator in Chinese and international education, is at it again. Dr. Pang’s journey into the world of education innovation began when he partnered with the Province of New Brunswick (NB) over a … Continue reading

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On Reserve Students Deserve 21st Century Models of Learning

These are exciting times in the world of Aboriginal education. As calls escalate for profound changes to the current Aboriginal education model for on reserve students, the question is whether the federal government and Aboriginal people will seize the opportunity … Continue reading

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The Canaries Are Choking

The results of the Canadian Education Association’s What Did You Do In School Today survey  should serve as a clarion call for action from educators, parents and governments. The CEA surveyed over 60,000 Canadian students to obtain their views on … Continue reading

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C21 Canada: Canadians for 21st Century Learning and Innovation

The inaugural meeting of C21 Canada: Canadians for 21stCentury Learning and Innovation was held November 15th in Toronto at York University. Twelve national organizations consisting of education associations and knowledge based companies are taking up the call to advocate for … Continue reading

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Creating Creators: The Role of Public Education in the 21st Century

I was recently afforded the opportunity to deliver the keynote address to 700 educators from Latin America and the Caribbean. The occasion was part of Microsoft’s Partners in Learning program, an inspiring annual enterprise designed to showcase innovative teachers and … Continue reading

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C21 Canada

A new coalition of Canadian companies and education organizations is to be created. The Coalition for 21st Century Learning and Innovation (C21 Canada) will be a not for profit organization with a mandate to advocate for 21st Century models of … Continue reading

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P21 Canada: Partnership for 21st Century Learning and Innovation

Companies and education organizations attending a meeting in Toronto on May 11th agreed to take the next step in theestablishment of P21 Canada. P21 Canada: Partnership for 21st Century Learning and Innovation is a private sector led coalition of private … Continue reading

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P21 Canada Concept Discussed In Toronto

In our first post we advocated that Canada needs a national vision for 21st Century learning models of public education. We are pleased to provide an update on some recent events that are signalling a positive trend in this direction. … Continue reading

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A National Vision for 21st Century Learning

Canada needs a national vision for 21st Century learning models of public education. There is an urgent need for Canadians to understand the economic and social imperative underlining this debate. The world is shifting to a knowledge economy, fuelled largely … Continue reading

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