It may have been acceptable for schools to see themselves primarily as gatekeepers or sorting mechanisms when Canada had less need for well-education citizens, but that time has long past. Canada cannot afford to waste its human resources.
Charles Ungerleider, Failing Our Kids (2003)

Gordon Neufeld Ph.D

Get Informed

If we don’t understand the issues, we can’t take effective action.

Many of us have a feeling that that something is wrong in education and that reform based on higher standards, improving student achievement tests and a back to basics approach will not fix it. But what exactly is the problem – and what kind ofchange is really needed to encourage innovative thinking, increase the motivation to learn or to help all children reach their full potential as engaged, happy and productive adults?

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