Literacy as a search for identity – Frye On Education

Reading Northrop Frye's essays on education is an exhilarating experience, because it is the first time I have encountered a Canadian author who can piece together my experience as a liberal arts graduate with what is going on in our schools. Not that others don't exist. But some of Frye's addresses to Ontario English teachers …

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Ken Osborne and the renewal of civic-education

Back in 1999, Ken Osborne, a history teacher and retired faculty in the University of Manitoba education department, warned us of the lack of civic debate concerning the ends of public education. His book, Education: A Guide To The Canadian Education Debate - Or, Who Wants What and Why? was intended to bolster this discussion beyond …

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