Education

Education

Conseil des ministres de l'Éducation (Canada)

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Provides a mechanism through which ministers consult and act on matters of mutual interest, and the instrument through which they consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government. Also represents the education interests of the provinces and territories internationally. Sert d'instrument des provinces et des territoires, et permet aux ministres de se concerter et d'agir dans des domaines d'intérêt mutuel. Également le mécanisme par lequel les ministres collaborent avec les organisations pancanadiennes en éducation et le gouvernement fédéral. Représente à l'étranger les intérêts des provinces et des territoires en matière d'éducation.

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(416) 962-8100
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Email Address: 
cmec@cmec.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 962-2800
Street Address: 
95 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 1106
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4V 1N6

School success by gender: a catalyst for masculinist discourse

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English
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Online
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Pierrette Bouchard
Isabelle Boily
Marie-Claude Proulx
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers an analysis of the discourses on school success by gender in the media. Asserts that many industrialized societies, including Quebec and the rest of Canada, are finding more boys than girls having problems in school.

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ISBN 0662670892
WOMI.B68 2003
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: La réussite scolaire comparée selon le sexe.

Social rights and economics: claims to health care and education in developing countries

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English
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Online
Author: 
Varun Gauri
Publisher: 
World Bank, Development Research Group
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Analyzes contemporary rights-based and economic approaches to health care and education in developing countries. Assesses the foundations and uses of social rights in development, outlines an economic approach to improving health and education service provision, and then highlights differences, similarities, and the hard questions that the economic critique poses for rights. Argues that the policy consequences of rights overlap considerably with a modern economic approach.

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World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3006

Queen's University

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Educational Institution
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English
Primary Telephone: 
613-533-2000
Street Address: 
99 University Ave
City: 
Kingston
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K7L 3N6

Teaching and learning liberation: feminist pedagogies

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English
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Paper
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University of Saskatchewan, Women's Studies Research Unit
Publication Date: 
2000
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Saskatoon, SK

Presents the papers from the Teaching and Learning Liberation: Feminist Pedagogies conference, sponsored by the Women's Studies Research Unit of the University of Saskatchewan in September 1993. Visits such topics as gender bias in the classroom, feminist pedagogies, and elitism in educaiton.

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GEND.T43 2000

Lesbian issues in Canada: a profile of Victoria

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Judy Lightwater
Jannit Rabinovitch
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Women's Creative Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Explores the experiences of lesbians in the areas of health, discrimination and education in order to more accurately inform federal policy and academic discourse surrounding the lesbian and gay communities and their presumed issues.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
LGBT.L54 2001

A quick guide to... gender mainstreaming in education

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English
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Paper
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Elsa Leo-Rhynie
Publisher: 
Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents an abridged version of the publication "Gender Mainstreaming in Education: A Reference Manual for Governments and Other Stakeholders."

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GEND.L46 1999
ISBN 0850925991

Gender mainstreaming in education: a reference manual for governments and other stakeholders

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English
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Elsa Leo-Rhynie
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
1999
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London, UK

Provides an overview of gender issues in the educational sector, including global and Commonwealth mandates for promoting gender equality.

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GEND.L46 1999
ISBN 0850925983

Report of the non-governmental organizations (NGO) fair: ninth conference of spouses of heads of state and government of the Ame

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Hemisphere Summit Office - Department of Foreign Affirs and International Trade
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Government of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

The Ninth Conference brought together international and non-governmental organizations in order to strengthen mechanisms for cooperation among stakeholders regarding women's and child health, education, violence and increased participation by women and children in society.

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HEAD.D47 1999
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