Mission Statement: The Walking School Bus' mission is to empower students in developing countries to access education, thereby breaking down cultural and faith based barriers. Our organization is creating academic partnerships between local and international schools, providing sustainable and adequate nutrition for our partnered beneficiaries, and creating new curriculum tools for the classroom. Our Think Tank program is opened to post-secondary students to also engage in high-impact research, and find novel solutions to education access in developing countries
Mandate Statement: Since its founding in 1986, the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), has had the mandate to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada.
About: Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a home-based education program that teaches parents to be their preschool children's first teacher and prepare their three- to five-year-olds for school.
About: The Adam’s apples activities are based on the idea that engagement in youth to youth peer-counselling is key to avoiding destructive behaviours and unhealthy lifestyles among youth. Activities are designed to assist youth to avoid or to overcome the problems they are likely to face during their youth, to foster positive and meaningful relationships and lead healthy, active lives.
About: The Access to Media Education Society (AMES) is a registered non-profit dedicated to helping cultivate individual, group and mass communications skills. Over 400 youth have created a total of 150 short films, videos and public service announcements opportunities.
About: Spring is a global startup school for entrepreneurs who want to do better business. Whether that means social impact is part of your mandate, or you are creating more impactful business practices or adopting eco-awareness. We help businesses and entrepreneurs make a difference to their company, and the world.
About: Check Your Head educates, activates and empowers young people to engage in social, environmental and economic justice movements and to create a more equitable, democratic and sustainable future.
About: The initiative is dedicated to promoting girls’ education. The project purchases Salem Kassahun’s 7day rings from Ethiopia, sells them in Canada, covers its distribution and operation costs, and donates the proceeds to the Girl Fund of Imagine1Day, an organization in Ethiopia dedicated to gender equity and girls’ education.
Bachelor of Education
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ADHE 327: Teaching Adults
ADHE 328: Institutions of Adult Education
ADHE 329: Developing Short Courses, Workshops and sEminars
ADHE 330: The Community Practice of Adult Education
ADHE 412: An overview of Adult Education
EPSE 403: Education of Students with Developmental Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
EPSE 271: Teaching Adolescents with Special Learning Needs
EPSE 303: Teaching Highly Able Learners
EPSE 308: Human Development, Learning, and Diversity
EPSE 310A: Assessment and Learning in the Classroom - ASMNT&LRN IN CLS
EPSE 310B: Assessment and Learning in the Classroom - ASMNT&LRN IN CLS
EPSE 311: Cultivating Supportive School and Classroom Environments
EPSE 312: Introduction to the Study of Exceptional Children
EPSE 316: Learning Disabilities
EPSE 317: Development and Exceptionality in the Regular Classroom
EPSE 320: Classroom Inclusion of Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired
EPSE 408: Educational Programming for Highly Able Learners
EPSE 411: Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Individuals with Severe Speech and/or Physical Impairments
EPSE 421: Assessment of Learning Difficulties
EPSE 431: Programming for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities
EPSE 432: Classroom Management
EPSE 436: Survey of Behaviour Disorders in Children and Adolescents
EPSE 437: Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Behaviour Disorders
EPSE 449: Education of Students with Autism
EPSE 481: Introduction to Research in Education
EPSE 482: Introduction to Statistics for Research in Education