RSEKN Equity Podcast Series
Essential Conversations about Equity and Human Rights in Education
Co-hosts Dr. Vidya Shah and Noor El-Husseini speak with educational partners across the GTA about current and relevant issues in education. Changing the way we talk about equity in education, this powerful set of conversations is designed to unsettle, challenge, and move us towards equitable experiences, well-being and achievement for ALL students.

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This podcast explores the numerous ways that Islamophobia operates in schools and school systems and the overt and covert impacts it has on Muslim students, families and staff. The speakers identify intersections of Islamophobia with other forms of…


This podcast explores Inclusive Design (ID), which is an approach to equitable and inclusive education, designed to support school administrators and educators to engage in focused conversations that include and honour the identities of students. WHO…



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.