The Student Voice
The Student Voice Podcast, run by OSTA-AECO, is a podcast for Ontario Student Trustees to discuss topical events and issues in Ontario Education. The Student Voice Podcast provides a platform for Ontario’s largest stakeholders in education to share their ideas and voice.


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On Monday, May 6, 2019 OSTA-AECO released a Vision Document that outlines a student vision for publicly-funded education in the province of Ontario. Extensive consultation with the public, including students across the province has led to a…


The first podcast is an introduction to OSTA-AECO; the organization, its history, and the job description of the student trustee. Featuring OSTA-AECO President Amal Qayum and hosted by Lindsey Keene.



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.