Laminated Notions of Equity and Diversity ft. Dr. Ann Lopez

By Stephen G 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

Dr. Ann Lopez is a professor in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). She also holds the position of Director for the Centre for Leadership and Diversity.

In this conversation, we explore Ann’s early life and the influences that had an impact on her work as a young student, an educator, administrator and, now, a scholar in the area of equity, decolonization, and antiracist education.

Follow Dr. Ann Lopez on Twitter: @DrAnnLopez
Find out more about Dr. Lopez’ academic work: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/lhae/Faculty/17641/Ann_Lopez.html

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Stephen G. 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.