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In Conversation with Stephen Hurley

A daily Education and Arts podcast featuring Stephen Hurley
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A great deal has been written in the days following the passing of former Ontario Premier, William Grenville Davis. And I can only imagine even more has been said around kitchen tables, summer campfires and Zoom meetings around the province. It
Stuart Miller has been serving the Halton District School Board for the 37 years. Stuart began as a secondary school teacher in 1984 and, as time went on, moved into more formal leadership roles: department head, school administrator, superinte
William Deresiewicz returns to In Conversation to speak about "Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life". We talk about the narrative that college is something that young people just "need to do",
Today, a conversation about Natural Curiosity—the organization and the book. Haley Higdon is the Program Director at Natural Curiosity and Doug Anderson is co-author of the second edition of the book: "Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition: A Resource
What could be so contentious about a draft Physical Health and Wellness Curriculum? Well, our guests today on In Conversation point to many issues with the proposed curriculum changes in the province of Alberta. In fact, Shelly Russell-Mayhew a
Dr. Ann Lopez is a professor in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). She also holds the position of Director for the Centre for Leadership a
Amazon Future Engineer is a childhood-to-career program aimed at inspiring and educating students from underrepresented and underserved communities to discover computer science and coding.Here in Canada, a unique partnership between AFE, Fairch
Margaret Whitley is a teacher, a teacher trainer, a consultant and a writer who has experienced and lived Montessori for more than 50 years. Margaret pushes the boundaries of education and works to create awareness of the contribution Montess
Christine Saulnier is the Nova Scotia Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-NS). We catch up with Christine to talk about her critique of the recently-released provincial budget released by Nova Scotia Minister of Financ
Margaret Brigham is an educator, and administrator and Indigenous storyteller. She joins me today to talk about the power of story, our current age of apology and the how listeners might come to the storytelling experience.Find out more about M
Our world has become increasingly complex with most day to day decisions requiring at least some digital literacy. Computational Thinking, or an approach to problem solving that uses a logical framework that allows a computer to solve the probl
Pieter Toth teachers business and social justice at Dundas Valley Secondary School, Dundas, Ontario. Today we talk about the move towards block chain technology and the ways in which personal identity is now being traded. We also talk about how
Pieter Toth teaches Business and Social Justice at Dundas Valley Secondary School in Dundas, Ontario. In this conversation, we explored the dynamic that is created when one takes the combination of business and social justice seriously. We also
A new Minecraft World invites users to travel back in time to experience Anishinaabe culture, community and teachings."Manito Ahbee Aki: Where the Creator Sits" has been created in partnership with the Louis Riel School Division, Anishinaabe Kn
Dr. Jean Clinton is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Hamilton's McMaster University. She joins me today to introduce us to a new podcast, World of Possibility. It's a collaboration between Dr. Jean, broadcaster Chery
Jim Stanford is Canadian economist and founder of the Progressive Economics Forum. He is also founding Director of Centre for the Future of Work, Australia. Jim’s recently released report, “10 ways that the COVID-19 Pandemic Must Change Work fo
Steve Orsini has had a long and dedicated career in the service of Ontarians. He served as Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary of the Treasury Board from 2011-2014 and Secretary of the Cabinet, Clerk of the Executive Council, Head of the O
Dr. Charles Pascal. Charles is Professor of Applied Psychology and Human Development as OISE/UT. He also serves as special advisor to the Dean at that same institution. He has a long-standing and very deep commitment to the area of early childh
In Canada, 52.2% of children in foster care are Indigenous, but account for only 7.7% of the child population. That is a staggering fact that should cause all of us to stand up and take action.Dr. Cindy Blackstock is one Canadian who continues
Marjorie Brans is an active member of intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial networks around the world and activated by a personal and professional desire to work towards equity, equality and justice. She is the founder of the School for Social En
Irvin Studin is Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Global Brief magazine, and President of the Institute for 21st Century Questions.He thinks deeply and provocatively about Canada’s place in the world and can be found at the intersections of geog
Host Stephen Hurley is joined by Canadian-American journalist, David Frum, to discuss issues of policy, leadership and the threat of de-globalization in the context of the current COVID-19 crisis.Find out more about David’s work, including his
Peter Biro is a passionate advocate for human rights, resistance against unaccountable governments, corporate influence and technology. He is the founder of Section 1″, a an initiative calling all Canadians to a type of heroic citizenship in th
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