McGill Skills Center – Clinical and Communications Skills Program

This goal of this project was to develop a new surgical and clinical skills teaching center as a vital part of the McGill medical training school. Educators recognized the value of a training center in primary care as patient demands became more comple …

Symposium for New Members of Parliament

The purpose of this project was to inform newly elected Members of Parliament about ongoing policy debates at a two-day policy symposium in Ottawa before the first sitting of parliament. The symposium brought together new MPs in a non-partisan environm …

Center of Excellence and Innovation

The purpose of this project was to create a professional development program that would improve educator capacities and result in improved student performance. The Canadian Canoe Museum teacher education program helps teachers develop leadership qualit …

Internship: Teacher Union Reform

The purpose of this project was to inform debate over teacher union reform by examining the American TURN (Teacher Union Reform Network) program. TURN’s mission is to engage union members and leaders in restructuring teachers’ unions so that they focus …

Internship: Outstanding School Principals

The goal of this project was to increase awareness of the essential contribution a principal’s leadership and management skills can make for student outcomes and school success. The project involved interviewing principals and preparing a publication d …

Baseline Survey of Teacher Education Programs in Canada

The purpose of this project was to document the range of teacher education programs in Canada, examining variations between provinces and institutions. Teacher education qualification is determined by provinces, and granted by 89 degree granting progra …