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Student Essays on  "What A Mayor Should Do" 
Text  Becirovic, Larissa; Harmgardt, Julie; Singh, Joseph, Student Essays on "What A Mayor Should Do", The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 2 Nov 2006, 112-120  ... was making one dollar a word for every word he wrote. That is quite a significant amount of money for any author, even today. A couple of students heard about this and sent him a letter--when there were still letters and not e-mails and text messages. And they enclosed one dollar in the letter. They asked...
Telelearning Contributing to Canada's Competitive Advantage in the Knowledge Economy 
Text  Harasim, Dr. Linda, Telelearning Contributing to Canada's Competitive Advantage in the Knowledge Economy, 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...
Education in Business 
Text  Randall, Dr. Otis E., Education in Business, 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...
Education and Wealth 
Text  Claxton, P.P., Education and Wealth, 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...
Education, Freedom and Regulation 
Text  Ham, Professor James M., Education, Freedom and Regulation, 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...
Energy and Common Sense in Education and Empire 
Text  Rowntree, Arthur, Energy and Common Sense in Education and Empire, 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 time in some of the...
What Do French-Canadians Expect of Ontario? 
Text  Seguin, Roger N., What Do French-Canadians Expect of Ontario?, 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....
The Commonwealth as Educator 
Text  Clarke, Prof. F., The Commonwealth as Educator, 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...
Education and the Cold War 
Text  Duncan, James Stuart, Education and the Cold War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Dec 1956, 123-136  ... have embarked upon this programme with a vigour and a determination to learn equalled only by what is taking place in Russia itself. All engineering studies are carried out with translated Russian text books, and because this process is too slow and is holding up their programme, Russian has become a...
The University--Yesterday, Today And ? 
Text  McCulley, Joseph, The University--Yesterday, Today And ?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 25 Apr 1957, 357-369  ... and those texts of Roman Law which had lain hidden through the Dark Ages. Universities were established at Salerno (Medicine), Bologna (Law), Paris (Theology). Following these early foundations other universities were formed by migrations of students (Oxford, Cambridge, Leipzig). The word "...
Education and the Future of Civilization 
Text  Davies, E. Salter, Education and the Future of Civilization, 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;...
Independent Schools, Independent Thinkers 
Text  Belash, Dr. Rachel, Independent Schools, Independent Thinkers, 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...
Adult Education 
Text  Livingstone, Sir Richard, Adult Education, 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 it. Why education should...
Imperial Plans in Education 
Text  Taylor, Dr. Bruce, Imperial Plans in Education, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Jan 1919, 77-98  The teaching of imperial history. The true purpose of education. How history differs from other subjects. The importance of imagination. Reference to Gibbon's "Autobiography" in which he talks about the cramping effect of the usual routine in the teaching of classics. Instilling interest in the...
Education and the Knowledge-Based Society 
Text  McAndless, Douglas, Education and the Knowledge-Based Society, 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...
An Experiment in Education 
Text  Sowby, Reverend C.W., An Experiment in Education, 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 the...
Europe Is Dying 
Text  Long, Marcus, Europe Is Dying, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 23 Feb 1950, 221-236  The importance of the doctrine of Karl Marx and the apparent success of the political imperialism associated with it. Communism in Eastern Europe and advancing Communism in Asia. The will of free men as the real defence against Communism. The speaker's conviction that no system based on oppression...
Training Britain's Youth 
Text  Stembridge, Jasper H., Training Britain's Youth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 2 Mar 1939, 270-281  Some words about education in general and geography in particular. How education has changed. The study of the reciprocal relationship between man and nature, with illustrative anecdote. The lack of knowledge in England about Canada. Our advantage over the dictatorship states. Canada's importance...
Education and the Empire 
Text  McArthur, The Honourable Duncan, Education and the Empire, 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 on a wrong conception of...
New Era in Education 
Text  Palazzi, Lynda K., New Era in Education, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 16 Feb 1989, 234-249  Two major agendas when discussing education: political and educational. Education as the key to survival in an ever-accelerating pace of change in our society, especially in the field of technical innovation. Our increasing expectation of the education system. Reasons why the speaker feels...
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