Student performance can be highly varied in school systems and differences among children and teens from different classes or groups, marked by income, ethnic, or racial disparities, are commonly termed the ‘achievement gap.’ While the school board and schools have introduced programs to improve student performance, there are still hurdles to overcome. (Click on [...]
Education consultant Paul Bennett joined the Rick Howe Show in studio to talk about education in the province. Listen here: http://pmd.news957.com/podcasts/atlantic_talk_shows/RHshow/2018.11.27-1000.mp3
in the Telegraph Journal, education consultant and AIMS Senior Fellow Paul Bennet made the case for there to be a New brunswick College of teachers. Read on here
By Paul Bennett (AIMS Author) The Chronicle Herald, 23 November 2018 This is part of a series on education in the Halifax Regional Municipality: Talking with Halifax principal Gord McKelvie restores your faith in the potential for schools to make a difference in the lives of teens in challenging circumstances. In his 41st year [...]
By Paul Bennett (AIMS Author) The Chronicle Herald, 22 November 2018 This is part of a series on education in the Halifax Regional Municipality: Improving metropolitan school systems can be a Herculean challenge and it has defeated wave after wave of school reform initiatives. School leadership, teacher effectiveness and program excellence can make a [...]
By Paul Bennett (AIMS Author) The Chronicle Herald, 22 November 2018 This is part of a series on education in the Halifax Regional Municipality: When it comes to finding out how public schools are performing, it is difficult to get straight answers. Senior district staff publish individual school results, but avoid comparing schools, claiming [...]
By Paul Bennett (AIMS Author) The Chronicle Herald, 20 November 2018 This is part of a series on education in the Halifax Regional Municipality: Where you live can influence greatly the educational outcomes of your children. Some education observers go so far as to say: “The quality of education is determined by your postal [...]
Where does your school rank? Paul Bennett (AIMS Fellow/Author) from Schoolhouse Consulting discusses his latest paper from AIMS with Rick Howe, set to release this coming week.
By Michael Zwaagstra (AIMS Research Fellow) Last year, Newfoundland and Labrador’s government published a roadmap to better government in the future, with the title The Way Forward. This ambitious plan outlines how the government plans to modernize the public sector, build its economy for a sustainable future, and improve educational outcomes. Earlier this year, the [...]
AIMS President Navarro-Génie joined the Sheldon MacLeod Show to discuss the latest article released on the charter school system, misconceptions regarding the system in Canada, and educational choice that can benefit Canadian parents and children alike.