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  • Greater Accountability and Better Quality in Ontario Schools
    Text  Green, Joan M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 3 Dec 1998, 271-282     The newsworthiness of education today. Why education persists in the headlines. Education as the foundation of a healthy, fulfilling life and of a productive, democratic society. A quote from John Dewey. The high expectations by Ontario parents of their children's schools, as it should be. Recognising that a school cannot ...
    Text  Green, Joan M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 3 Dec 1998, 271-282   The newsworthiness of education today. Why education persists in the headlines. Education as the foundation of a healthy, fulfilling life and of a productive, democratic society. A quote from John ...
  • 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 ...
  • Growing Up Digital: The Rise of the Net Generation
    Text  Tapscott, Don, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 5 Feb 1998, 308-319     Some comments from the speaker about his previous book "Paradigm Shift." The fundamental change in the nature and role of technology. Computers as a communications tool. Effects as this technology extends out into commerce, business and society. The new emerging infrastructure. A defining characteristic of the new generation. Coming of ...
    Text  Tapscott, Don, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 5 Feb 1998, 308-319   Some comments from the speaker about his previous book "Paradigm Shift." The fundamental change in the nature and role of technology. Computers as a communications tool. Effects as this technology ...
  • Technology: The Death of Teaching, a Rebirth of Education
    Text  Gandz, Jeffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Jun 1997, 17-28     Mr. Gandz' address was divided into several areas, listed and outlined as follows. Introduction An argument against Peter Drucker's prediction of the demise of the university within 30 years. The Role of the Educator in a Technological Age The speaker's conviction based on four arguments: Educators as a key element ...
    Text  Gandz, Jeffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Jun 1997, 17-28   Mr. Gandz' address was divided into several areas, listed and outlined as follows. Introduction An argument against Peter Drucker's prediction of the demise of the university within 30 years. The ...
  • Pearson College
    Text  Macoun, Tony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 Dec 1990, 182-192     The United World Colleges: peace and international understanding. How the United World Colleges began and the ideas behind them. The history behind the Pearson College in British Columbia. A description of the programmes offered at Pearson College, and the environment of learning. Some anecdotes and examples of achievement by the ...
    Text  Macoun, Tony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 Dec 1990, 182-192   The United World Colleges: peace and international understanding. How the United World Colleges began and the ideas behind them. The history behind the Pearson College in British Columbia. A description ...
  • Independent Schools, Independent Thinkers
    Text  Belash, Dr. Rachel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Nov 1996, 219-230     The speaker's background in education, even in her family life. Some aspects of independent education in Canada, as reflected in the speaker's experience at Branksome Hall. The speaker's belief that "Independence creates value." The benefits of independence. The challenges that emerge when schools are not totally free to govern themselves. ...
    Text  Belash, Dr. Rachel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Nov 1996, 219-230   The speaker's background in education, even in her family life. Some aspects of independent education in Canada, as reflected in the speaker's experience at Branksome Hall. The speaker's belief that ...
  • Telelearning Contributing to Canada's Competitive Advantage in the Knowledge Economy
    Text  Harasim, Dr. Linda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 11 Mar 1999, 416-428     The work being done at TeleLearning Network of Centres of Excellence and how they feel they can contribute to Canada's competitive advantage in the knowledge economy. The concern that Canada not rest on its laurels. The roots of prosperity and how they have fundamentally changed. The revolutionary shift to the ...
    Text  Harasim, Dr. Linda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 11 Mar 1999, 416-428   The work being done at TeleLearning Network of Centres of Excellence and how they feel they can contribute to Canada's competitive advantage in the knowledge economy. The concern that Canada ...
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