Catholic Education

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TORONTO - Three Catholic students will be in Kenya this month building a school through their carpentry pre-apprenticeship program run by the Toronto Catholic District School Board and the Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 27.

Don’t marginalize kids by reading material

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TORONTO - To break the chain of poverty marginalized students must never feel alienated by material used to teach literacy as that skill is the foundation for success, said Avis Glaze.

Educator wants to increase ethical use of technology in classrooms

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Michael Redfearn is on a mission to make technology a bigger part of the Catholic classroom.

Human rights complaint accuses French board of homophobia

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MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - A human rights complaint alleging systemic homophobia in an Ontario French-language Catholic school is “groundless,” said a board superintendent.

Dufferin-Peel board won't appeal ruling exempting student from religion class

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MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will not appeal a court decision that allows parents to remove their non-Catholic children from religious classes and events.

Catholic parents start petition against OECTA participation at gay pride parade

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TORONTO - At least 1,000 Ontarians are calling on the province's Catholic school trustees to demand the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association abandon its decision to have representation at the World Pride Parade.  

New chair for Toronto Catholic

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TORONTO - Jo-Ann Davis woke up on Nov. 29 both excited and the new chair of the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Catholic governance course has its first graduates

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TORONTO - Graduation time has come for the first crop of the Certificate in Catholic School Governance continuing education course offered to Ontario's Catholic school trustees.

By simplifying the complicated, Brantford student earns honours

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Sarah Wu is using the complexities of science to simplify malaria screening.

Thunder Bay teacher rocks on

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Catholic elementary school teacher Krista McCarville is taking one more crack at competitive curling before giving it up to focus on her career and family.

Call of the north helps dream come alive

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TORONTO - Pamila Jesuthasan knows teaching is her vocation. Because of this, she took a leap of faith by moving more than 2,000 kilometres away from the comforts of her Toronto home to the isolated village of Ivujivik, Que.