News and Views


Here’s what’s making news in education (click on the blue titles to read):

Muslims must accept Britain’s Christian values, says former Home Secretary: “Muslims must accept that Britain is built on Christian values, a former Home Secretary has said, in the wake of mounting evidence that a group of schools have been taken over in a ‘Trojan Horse’ plot by radical Islamists.” Telegraph

La Gov: religious war against Christians in US: “Elitist intellectuals and liberals are waging a religious war against Christians, trying to silence them, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told graduates of Liberty University on Saturday.” Washington Post

Inspiring Education? Really? Or is this all about the Progressive Conservatives forcing teachers to conform? Teachers in Alberta may be forced by the government to change to a constructivist model of teaching in order to retain their certification. “What teachers do must shift from the dissemination of information and recall of facts to a greater focus on inquiry and discovery…” Edmonton Journal


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