Public Good
with Shannon Moore and Stephen Hurley
Shannon D. Moore (University of Manitoba) and Stephen Hurley explore how we can protect the idea that public education is, in fact, a public good. Great guests, multiple perspectives and tools that will help us mobilize the conversation in our own communities.


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In our second episode of Public Good, Shannon and Stephen are joined by two guests, Dr. Gerald Fallon and Dr. Wendy Poole.

Gerald and Wendy are co-authors of many articles about the impacts of neoliberalism on K-12 education, specifically as it…


In our very first episode of Public Good, Shannon and Stephen are joined by education historian, Dr. Jack Schneider.

Jack is co-author of Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door: The Dismantling of Public Education and the Future of School. He and his…



Shannon D. M. Moore
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba

Shannon D.M. Moore is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of Manitoba. Prior to joining the faculty, Shannon was a social studies and English teacher in the public school system in British Columbia for 19 years.

Shannon is a public education advocate, and a founding member of People for Public Education Manitoba (@PublicEdMB).

Moore’s research interests include media and digital literacies in the social studies classroom, the impacts of online learning on teachers and teaching, and the impacts of neoliberalism on public education.

Stephen Hurley
Founder & 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.