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Dr. Gordon Porter delivers Dr. Abdul Q. Lodhi Memorial Lecture in Human Rights

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Experiencing Human Rights: How Inclusion in the Schools Educates a New Generation to a Human Rights Perspective Delivered by: Dr. Gordon Porter, Director of Inclusive Education Canada Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7 pm Ted Daigle Auditorium, Edmund Casey Hall St. Thomas University There will be a reception, following the lecture, in Sir James Dunn Hall Cafeteria … Continued

Laurie Meston Receives National Inclusive Education Award

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Inclusion BC recognizes Laurie Meston, Senior Administrator, with the National Inclusive Education Award. Mrs. Laurie Meston who is currently the Acting Superintendent of the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows School District was recognized by Inclusion BC and the Canadian Association for Community Living with a National Award in 2014. Mrs. Meston began her career with … Continued

People for Education report – A call to action

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The People for Education report on special education in Ontario is timely. It is a call to action long overdue. A message Gordon L. Porter, Director of Inclusive Education Canada: Children in Canada have the right to go to public schools. It is a simple fact for most kids – but not all of them. We … Continued

Gordon Porter Interview Featured in Barcelona Newspaper

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Inclusive Education Canada Director, Gordon L. Porter was in Barcelona, Spain to give a key note address at a conference organized by APASIM, a city agency celebrating 75 years of service to children and families. The head of the agency Efren Carbonell met Gordon in Salamanca in 2009 and heard him speak at a conference … Continued

Minister Carr’s Mandate: Improvement and Inclusion

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Hon. Jody Carr, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, has emphasized the need for New Brunswick schools to improve student learning and do so in an inclusive context. “We need to increase student success in learning in our province,” Carr said, “and we need to build on the 25 year effort to make our … Continued