Digitizing Education
Join teacher candidate Justin Meharchand as he walks through the ever-changing digital landscape that students, teachers, teacher candidates, parents, school boards, universities, colleges, and policy makers are continuously adapting to. A variety of topics related to technology in education are explored, including online learning, preparing students for a digital world, and preparing teachers and teacher candidates to teach digital skills.


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Kathy Hibbert is the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Education at Western University. Kathy did her PhD studies in virtual learning, and has continued to be an important member of that community and for education as a whole throughout her extensive…

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. Tim Sullivan is a music teacher at Earl Haig S.S. in the Toronto District School Board. He has also been a professor and is a composer and producer, having done extensive work and research in music throughout his career. Join us as we discuss…

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Rosa Cendros (PhD) is the instructional designer of graduate programs for Health Sciences at Western University, and was also one of my professors this past semester. She taught several teacher candidates, along with myself, the course titled ‘A…

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Elysa Tarascio is an Art and English teacher in the Toronto District School Board. She has also been a guidance counsellor for 8 years, and she has also taught ESL, Library, French, Math, Geography, and History. Join us as she talks about her…

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Roger Mantie is an associate professor and program director of Music and Culture in the department of Arts, Culture, and Media at the University of Toronto at Scarborough (UTSC). He is a former public school teacher, and also a co-editor of the Oxford…

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Serena Neil has taught in the public, catholic, and private sectors for over six years, and has a master’s degree from the University of Toronto in curriculum studies and teacher development with a critical focus on social justice. Join us as she…

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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.