Rachel Collishaw and Joel Westheimer on The Purpose of Schools

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.

Rachel Collishaw is an Ottawa-based educator and current President of of the Ontario History and Social Science Teachers Association (OHASSTA)

Joel Westheimer is University Research Chair in Democracy and Education at the University of Ottawa.

Both of our guests on this first episode of “In the Public Square” have a real heart for conversations about democracy, citizenship and the purpose of schools