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Talking about "Academicky" Stuff with Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
How are we talking about the “academicky” stuff that informs our lived experiences? In response to such questions, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook invites you to delve deeper into the lives and thinking of different public intellectuals, writers, artists, community activists, politicians, school administrators, and teachers.

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In Episode 29 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Petra Munro Hendry, an Endowed Professor Emeritus of the St. Bernard Chapter of the Louisiana State University Alumni Association. Dr. Munro Hendry draws on curriculum studies, history, and philosophy to…

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In Episode 28 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. John Weaver, a Professor of Curriculum Studies at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Weaver draws on his interdisciplinary intellectual work on science, curriculum, and democracy to share his philosophical…

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In Episode 27 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Cindy Blackstock, a member of the Gitxsan First Nation and the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society (FNCFCS). Dr. Blackstock, a Professor in the School of Social Work at…

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In Episode 26 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Walter S. Gershon an Associate Professor of Critical Foundations of Education at Rowan University. Dr. Walter S. Gershon draws on curriculum, sensory and sound studies to share insights in relation to the…

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In Episode 25 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Cristyne Hébert, an assistant professor in Assessment and Evaluation at the University of Regina. Dr. Cristyne Hébert draws on curriculum studies, digital literacies and pedagogies, and assessment research to…

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In Episode 24 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Catherine Duquette, an Associated Professor of Social Studies and History Education, at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC). Dr. Catherine Duquette draws on the different disciplinary dimensions of…

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Lors de l’émission no. 23, le professeur Nicholas Ng-A-Fook discute avec Sara Schroeter, professeure adjointe en didactique de l’art dramatique à la Faculté d’éducation à l’Université de Régina. Au cours de leur conversation, Sara Schroeter s’appuie…

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In Episode 22 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Tasha Ausman, a Part-Time Professor at the University of Ottawa, and a full-time science and mathematics teacher with Western Quebec School Board. During their conversation, Dr. Tasha Ausman draws on…

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In Episode 21 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Amélie Lemieux is an Assistant Professor at Mount St. Vincent University. During their conversation, Dr. Amélie Lemieux draws on phenomenology, posthumanism, and literacy studies to share her insights on…

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In Episode 20 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Lisa Farley, an Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Research, at York University. During their conversation, Dr. Farley draws on psychoanalysis, childhood studies, and history education to share her…

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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.