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  • Adult Education
    Text  Livingstone, Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Sep 1945, 1-12     Adult education meeting the needs of three classes of people: those who left school early; those who stay in school until the age of 18 but don't get much out of it intellectually; the people who have worked well at school and University, and have got a lot out of ...
    Text  Livingstone, Sir Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 20 Sep 1945, 1-12   Adult education meeting the needs of three classes of people: those who left school early; those who stay in school until the age of 18 but don't get much out ...
  • Blinkers and Book Burning
    Text  Harshaw, Esther J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 13 Oct 1988, 72-81     Some comments on the general apathy towards education. The lack of profile given to education by the national and regional media. Some data to get attention, and to convince the audience of the importance of paying attention to education, if only for the numbers and dollars alone. The main function ...
    Text  Harshaw, Esther J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 13 Oct 1988, 72-81   Some comments on the general apathy towards education. The lack of profile given to education by the national and regional media. Some data to get attention, and to convince the ...
  • The Boy Scout Movement
    Text  Baden-Powell, Lt.-Gen. Sir Robert; Bullock, Hon. Willoughby; McKenzie, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 5 Apr 1923, 120-137     Mr. Munro Grier first offers the delegates a most cordial welcome. Sir Baden-Powell: The Scout Movement in the Old Country. The Boy Scout Movement in Canada in the embryo stage. Training the men first. Keeping the ideals of the movement; not losing themselves in the business of uniforms or clothing ...
    Text  Baden-Powell, Lt.-Gen. Sir Robert; Bullock, Hon. Willoughby; McKenzie, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 5 Apr 1923, 120-137   Mr. Munro Grier first offers the delegates a most cordial welcome. Sir Baden-Powell: The Scout Movement in the Old Country. The Boy Scout Movement in Canada in the embryo stage. ...
  • The Business of Education: A Local and Global Enterprise
    Text  Quinlan, Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 21 May 1998, 25-37     Why the president of a community college is addressing a business audience; why a college president was on the recent Team Canada mission to South America. Signing contracts with influence business people. Some of the experiences during the Ontario trade mission in April 1997. How important education is to South ...
    Text  Quinlan, Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 21 May 1998, 25-37   Why the president of a community college is addressing a business audience; why a college president was on the recent Team Canada mission to South America. Signing contracts with influence ...
  • Comments on the Rae Report and Post-Secondary Education
    Text  Marsden, Dr. Lorna; Miner, Dr. Rick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 31 Mar 2005, 307-317     Dr. Lorna Marsden York University's 50,000 students and the speaker's list of three requirements she believes would be needed to launch these students onto the next stages of their lives. The need for governments to pay much more attention to post-secondary educaiton and why. Ways in which Ontario has been ...
    Text  Marsden, Dr. Lorna; Miner, Dr. Rick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 31 Mar 2005, 307-317   Dr. Lorna Marsden York University's 50,000 students and the speaker's list of three requirements she believes would be needed to launch these students onto the next stages of their lives. ...
  • The Commonwealth as Educator
    Text  Clarke, Prof. F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 16 Nov 1933, 329-342     The relationship between this vast business of education and the process we all talk about so much nowadays called "reconstruction." The idea of reconstruction and the too mechanical suggestions about it. Warning against reconstruction. The need rather for reinspiration. What the speaker means by educational. Some thoughts on democracy. Problem ...
    Text  Clarke, Prof. F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 16 Nov 1933, 329-342   The relationship between this vast business of education and the process we all talk about so much nowadays called "reconstruction." The idea of reconstruction and the too mechanical suggestions about ...
  • Educating A Democracy
    Text  Langford, George B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Mar 1943, 396-409     Recent interest in education, especially in education as a solution to various problems and social ills. The role of education in shaping the destiny of nations. Education as a force for revitalizing our democratic form of government. The problem of apathy on the part of the public generally towards our ...
    Text  Langford, George B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 11 Mar 1943, 396-409   Recent interest in education, especially in education as a solution to various problems and social ills. The role of education in shaping the destiny of nations. Education as a force ...
  • Education and Empire Unity
    Text  Leacock, Prof. Stephen B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 19 Mar 1907, 276-305     An address before the Empire Club and Toronto Educationists. First, words from the Dr. E. Clouse. Canada, half Colonial and half Imperial. The question as to what will be the ultimate destiny of Canada. Thoughts that led to the formation of the Empire Club. The need to bring this matter ...
    Text  Leacock, Prof. Stephen B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 19 Mar 1907, 276-305   An address before the Empire Club and Toronto Educationists. First, words from the Dr. E. Clouse. Canada, half Colonial and half Imperial. The question as to what will be the ...
  • Education and the Cold War
    Text  Duncan, James Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Dec 1956, 123-136     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto, and the Toronto Board of Trade. The interest taken in education during the past eighteen months, and why. Canada facing an educational crisis. The importance of education to Canada's national strength and well-being. Factors impacting education ...
    Text  Duncan, James Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Dec 1956, 123-136   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto, and the Toronto Board of Trade. The interest taken in education during the past eighteen months, ...
  • Education and the Empire
    Text  McArthur, The Honourable Duncan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 28 Nov 1940, 212-224     The education of the youth of this Province in the light of our experience of war. The creation of the good citizen as the purpose of education. The nature of the understanding we are warranted in giving to the youth of Ontario. Education policies in the past based in part ...
    Text  McArthur, The Honourable Duncan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 28 Nov 1940, 212-224   The education of the youth of this Province in the light of our experience of war. The creation of the good citizen as the purpose of education. The nature of ...
  • Education and the Future of Civilization
    Text  Davies, E. Salter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 3 Oct 1935, 29-41     Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects under which the subject of education may be considered: the physical; elementary pieces of knowledge and skill which it is ...
    Text  Davies, E. Salter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 3 Oct 1935, 29-41   Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects ...
  • Education and the Knowledge-Based Society
    Text  McAndless, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 22 Oct 1987, 68-75     The speaker begins by describing and addressing specific, anecdotal problems experienced at his own school. The issue of province-wide testing. The Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) prepared to work with the Ministry of Education to develop matrix testing. Research on learning and what it tells us. Extracurricular activities. Solving learning problems ...
    Text  McAndless, Douglas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 22 Oct 1987, 68-75   The speaker begins by describing and addressing specific, anecdotal problems experienced at his own school. The issue of province-wide testing. The Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) prepared to work with the ...
  • Education and Wealth
    Text  Claxton, P.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Apr 1919, 251-263     The dependency of material wealth of education, and how that is so. Pleading for more financial support for education. The speaker's search for evidence of a relationship between education and wealth. An imagined scenario of the world filled with people who had forgotten everything they had been educated to know. ...
    Text  Claxton, P.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 24 Apr 1919, 251-263   The dependency of material wealth of education, and how that is so. Pleading for more financial support for education. The speaker's search for evidence of a relationship between education and ...
  • Education, Freedom and Regulation
    Text  Ham, Professor James M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Feb 1979, 239-246     A discussion of the paradox of freedom and of regulation in Canadian society and how it relates to the loss of faith in the virtues of liberal education. A description and discussion of three facets of freedom: material, personal and social. Universities as the bastions of liberal education. The role ...
    Text  Ham, Professor James M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Feb 1979, 239-246   A discussion of the paradox of freedom and of regulation in Canadian society and how it relates to the loss of faith in the virtues of liberal education. A description ...
  • Education in Business
    Text  Randall, Dr. Otis E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 18 Jan 1927, 11-16     A response to the question "Is a College education necessary in business?" Changes over the last 50 years in terms of this question, and in terms of the aims of education. A consideration of modern education as divided into three parts: physical needs; mental development but more, including the influence ...
    Text  Randall, Dr. Otis E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 18 Jan 1927, 11-16   A response to the question "Is a College education necessary in business?" Changes over the last 50 years in terms of this question, and in terms of the aims of ...
  • Education Reform in Ontario
    Text  Harris, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 12 Feb 2002, 370-380     A brief review of the speaker's performance in office. Changes made to education and the speaker's pride in those changes. A detailed description of what schools are like now and what they will be like in the future makes up the majority of the remainder of the address. Quality, goals, ...
    Text  Harris, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 12 Feb 2002, 370-380   A brief review of the speaker's performance in office. Changes made to education and the speaker's pride in those changes. A detailed description of what schools are like now and ...
  • Education Today—Are We In Tune with the Times?
    Text  Laing, G. Blair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Oct 1950, 41-50     The speaker's experience as a school trustee. A sharing of that experience, the speaker's philosophy of education, and some history and progress of education in Toronto, culminating in this year as the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the first elected public school board. Several topics are mentioned or discussed, ...
    Text  Laing, G. Blair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 26 Oct 1950, 41-50   The speaker's experience as a school trustee. A sharing of that experience, the speaker's philosophy of education, and some history and progress of education in Toronto, culminating in this year ...
  • The Educational Problems and Responsibilities of the Empire
    Text  Parkin, George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 14 Nov 1912, 70-80     The great Congress of Universities of the Empire held in London last summer. The range of our experience on education matters. Comparing our own educational system and experience with those of other nations. A consideration of the essential aims of education: to maintain a high standard of morality in all ...
    Text  Parkin, George R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 14 Nov 1912, 70-80   The great Congress of Universities of the Empire held in London last summer. The range of our experience on education matters. Comparing our own educational system and experience with those ...
  • The Educational Services in the Canadian Army
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Oct 1918, 299-310     The Khaki University, now placed on an official and permanent basis. The establishment of a Department for Educational Service in the Canadian Military Overseas Forces. Organization of the Department. Responsibilities of the Director of Overseas Education. Periodic meetings and advise upon matters of policy of the advisory Senate. Educational organization ...
    Text  Falconer, Sir Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Oct 1918, 299-310   The Khaki University, now placed on an official and permanent basis. The establishment of a Department for Educational Service in the Canadian Military Overseas Forces. Organization of the Department. Responsibilities ...
  • Energy and Common Sense in Education and Empire
    Text  Rowntree, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 5 Apr 1928, 125-132     The two qualities of energy and common sense which we can see in the British people through many of the crises of British history. A look back at the history of education in the Old Country for 100 years. A discussion of two characteristics of English education at the present ...
    Text  Rowntree, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 5 Apr 1928, 125-132   The two qualities of energy and common sense which we can see in the British people through many of the crises of British history. A look back at the history ...
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