ACES and Marginalized Students ft. Dr. Jane Sanders

By Stephen Hurley

Host Stephen Hurley scans the education ecosystem, looking for the people and ideas that are starting to change the way we think about teaching, learning, schools and communities.

Jane E. Sanders is Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, King’s University College at Western University.

Dr. Sanders recent article in The Conversation, “How adversity impacts the disproportionate suspensions of Black and Indigenous students” brings new importance to the way we consider about equity, race and inclusion through a trauma-informed lens.

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Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.