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  • 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 ...
  • New Opportunities for Global Citizenship
    Text  Summerlee, Dr. Alastair J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 11 Jan 2007, 254-263     Beginning with a quote from Sir Winston Churchill. Three things to do today: to explain, for those who may not know, something about the history, function and the roles of the World University Service of Canada; to describe why and how the University of Guelph is involved and actively participates ...
    Text  Summerlee, Dr. Alastair J.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 11 Jan 2007, 254-263   Beginning with a quote from Sir Winston Churchill. Three things to do today: to explain, for those who may not know, something about the history, function and the roles of ...
  • New Developments in Education
    Text  Hughes, J.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 2 Nov 1905, 34-43     Progress in the field of education. Reference to the cadet work in the Schools; establishing a true relation between the young men of the Empire and the Empire as a whole. The importance of developing the mind and the moral nature along with the body. New development in education, centred ...
    Text  Hughes, J.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 2 Nov 1905, 34-43   Progress in the field of education. Reference to the cadet work in the Schools; establishing a true relation between the young men of the Empire and the Empire as a ...
  • Industrial Education
    Text  Haney, James Parton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 23 Apr 1908, 209-215     The duality in all things; a world both spiritual and material. How this appears in matters educational. Part of our heritage to hold that the spiritual rather than the material side of education is the one to which we should adhere. Our educational system long aimed first and foremost at ...
    Text  Haney, James Parton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 23 Apr 1908, 209-215   The duality in all things; a world both spiritual and material. How this appears in matters educational. Part of our heritage to hold that the spiritual rather than the material ...
  • 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 ...
  • An Experiment in Education
    Text  Sowby, Reverend C.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 17 Nov 1949, 95-105     An education experiment which has gone on in Ireland over the last 100 years; the school over which the speaker had the honor to preside as Warden of St. Columba's College. History and origins of the College. The curriculum of 1843 when the College opened, revolutionary in its originality at ...
    Text  Sowby, Reverend C.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 17 Nov 1949, 95-105   An education experiment which has gone on in Ireland over the last 100 years; the school over which the speaker had the honor to preside as Warden of St. Columba's ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • What Makes a Good School?
    Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Mar 1954, 241-250     Confusing statements about schools and educational work. Reasons for those confusing statements. The contradictory implications of the terms "School" and "Curriculum." Recent controversy about traditional education and progressive education. Some facts. The nature of children. The development and growth of the child. Instruments used as a means to an end—the ...
    Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 11 Mar 1954, 241-250   Confusing statements about schools and educational work. Reasons for those confusing statements. The contradictory implications of the terms "School" and "Curriculum." Recent controversy about traditional education and progressive education. Some ...
  • International Understanding, a Working Model
    Text  Matthews, Jack E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Mar 1975, 296-313     The Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific: a description of its function, its mandate, its history, its finances, its operations details such as how students are chosen, its achievements, goals, and plans for the future. Also much anecdotal material on the daily life of the students that attend the ...
    Text  Matthews, Jack E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 20 Mar 1975, 296-313   The Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific: a description of its function, its mandate, its history, its finances, its operations details such as how students are chosen, its achievements, ...
  • Modern Educational Methods
    Text  Hughes, James L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 17 Oct 1907, 54-65     The National School System as one of the greatest gifts that America gave to the world. The lesson learned by the state that it is wise to aid men in getting an education in order that they may be able more effectively to do their work of leadership in the ...
    Text  Hughes, James L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 17 Oct 1907, 54-65   The National School System as one of the greatest gifts that America gave to the world. The lesson learned by the state that it is wise to aid men in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The University and the Republic
    Text  Hutchins, Dr. R.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 16 Nov 1959, 92-101     A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The situation with regard to universities. Many contrasts and comparisons made between Canadian and American universities. The problem of specialization in an institution of learning that is trying to be a centre of independent thought. The changing status of research at ...
    Text  Hutchins, Dr. R.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 16 Nov 1959, 92-101   A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The situation with regard to universities. Many contrasts and comparisons made between Canadian and American universities. The problem of specialization in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • What Do French-Canadians Expect of Ontario?
    Text  Seguin, Roger N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 10 Apr 1969, 256-269     French Canadians in Ontario. Two reasons why the speaker chose this topic. The speaker as President of the French Canadian Association of Ontario, founded 68 years ago which represents more than 650,000 French Canadians of Ontario. What French Canadians expect of Ontario. The issue of education. An historical review. Quotations ...
    Text  Seguin, Roger N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 10 Apr 1969, 256-269   French Canadians in Ontario. Two reasons why the speaker chose this topic. The speaker as President of the French Canadian Association of Ontario, founded 68 years ago which represents more ...
  • 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, ...
  • "Excellence For All"
    Text  Kennedy, The Hon. Gerard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 29 Jan 2004, 196-208     Where Ontario is going in education. A unique opportunity to do education right. A record amount of public interest. The enivronment of the knowledge economy and what that means for us. Cohesion in education. The Crossroads in education in Ontario. The choice ahead of us. The private school tax credit ...
    Text  Kennedy, The Hon. Gerard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 29 Jan 2004, 196-208   Where Ontario is going in education. A unique opportunity to do education right. A record amount of public interest. The enivronment of the knowledge economy and what that means for ...
  • Lessons Learned: How Good Schools Become Great
    Text  Murton, Karen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 3 Apr 2003, 405-416     Elspeth and Agnes Fairbairn and why they are important for this speech. Good teaching. The school experience. The importance of the teachers. Student care at Branksome Hall. The advisor system. The ongoing education and evaluation of faculty. Teachers in great schools. A wide range of teaching strategies. Great curriculum. The ...
    Text  Murton, Karen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 3 Apr 2003, 405-416   Elspeth and Agnes Fairbairn and why they are important for this speech. Good teaching. The school experience. The importance of the teachers. Student care at Branksome Hall. The advisor system. ...
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