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Terry Gitersos – What Terry Gitersos wishes he’d known before he became Dr. Gitersos

I was raised in a family that prioritized education.  My parents stressed the value and importance of both formal and informal learning from when I was in diapers, and instilled in me the notion that a university education was the key to my future social and economic wellbeing.  I eagerly accepted this education-centric worldview and […]

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Carolyn Acker: Closing the Achievement Gap

In 2001, as executive director of the Regent Park Community Health Centre, I founded the Pathways to Education program with Norman Rowen.  At the time we didn’t think of ourselves as social entrepreneurs.   We were working hard to break the cycle of poverty and implement the health centre’s vision of “community succession”– that the young […]

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Alexi White: FYI: OUSA on MYAAs

Hello from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA). I’ve been invited to mix things up a bit with a guest blog from the student perspective. Since the government has announced that new Multi-Year Accountability Agreements (MYAAs) are in the works, I’d like to dip a toe into the discussion around how best to ensure our […]