In Conversation with Stephen Hurley
Keeping an eye on the education landscape
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
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Bridging the Gap is a documentary film project currently being produced to provide a window into the stories, experiences and challenges of displaced and refugee newcomers to Canada.

Joining me today to talk about the initiative are project lead…

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Dr. Brent Davis is Professor of Mathematics Education at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. He also leads the research team at Math Minds, a “professional community dedicated to the effective teaching of K-12 mathematics”.

We…

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Dr. Rahat Zaidi is Professor and Chair of Language and Literacy at the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education. It is a role that has given her the opportunity to be an international mentor and visionary among her professional colleagues…

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A great deal has been written in the days following the passing of former Ontario Premier, William Grenville Davis. And I can only imagine even more has been said around kitchen tables, summer campfires and Zoom meetings around the province. It’s hard…

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Stuart Miller has been serving the Halton District School Board for the 37 years. Stuart began as a secondary school teacher in 1984 and, as time went on, moved into more formal leadership roles: department head, school administrator, superintendent…

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William Deresiewicz returns to In Conversation to speak about “Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life”. We talk about the narrative that college is something that young people just “need to do”, the…

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Today, a conversation about Natural Curiosity—the organization and the book. Haley Higdon is the Program Director at Natural Curiosity and Doug Anderson is co-author of the second edition of the book: “Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition: A Resource for…

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What could be so contentious about a draft Physical Health and Wellness Curriculum? Well, our guests today on In Conversation point to many issues with the proposed curriculum changes in the province of Alberta. In fact, Shelly Russell-Mayhew and her…

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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…

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Amazon Future Engineer is a childhood-to-career program aimed at inspiring and educating students from underrepresented and underserved communities to discover computer science and coding.

Here in Canada, a unique partnership between AFE, Fair Chance Learning…

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