On Education Matters with Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

On Education Matters with Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

Latest Episodes

Transitioning Back and the new Science curriculum ft. Tasha Ausman
March 11, 2022

Stephen and Nicholas chat with uOttawa’s Dr. Tasha Ausman about the status of the science education classroom and curriculum in the context of the global pandemic and climate crisis, particularly how

Understanding racisms and settler colonialism ft. Tim Stanley
March 05, 2022

What is settler colonialism, and what is its relationship to racisms? To answer these questions, Nicholas and Stephen talk with uOttawa’s Dr. Timothy Stanley about his scholarship on settler coloniali

Protest, Unrest and Citizenship ft. Joel Westheimer
February 19, 2022

Stephen and Nicholas chat with uOttawa’s Dr. Joel Westheimer about the relationship between education, democracy, and citizenship in the current context of ‘freedom protests.’ Joel shares what kinds o

Reforming Schools for Racial Justice ft. Dr. Vidya Shah
February 04, 2022

Dr. Shah shares insights from her recent systematic review on the place of school districts in moving antiracist thinking and action forward, particularly how school reform is inherently a nexus of po

Digital Learning During the Pandemic ft. Megan Cotnam-Kappell and Michelle Schira Hagerman
January 28, 2022

Nicholas Ng-A-Fook welcome two colleagues from the University of Ottawa to talk about their research in the area of digital technologies and their use during the pandemic. Dr. Michelle Schira Hagerman

Looking Back; Looking Ahead
December 22, 2021

Nicholas Ng-A-Fook and Stephen Hurley gather to look back at the education issues that captured their imaginations in 2021 and look ahead to some of the themes for education research and inquiry movin

Leading Through the Pandemic
December 14, 2021

This morning, Nicholas and Stephen are joined by Sherwyn Solomon and Geordie Walker, two principals from the Ottawa Carleton District School Board. The conversation this morning centres on how they ha

Re-visioning the face-to-face classroom ft. Paul Tarc
November 25, 2021

Nicholas and Stephen are joined by Dr. Paul Tarc (Western University) to discuss what we can learn about our commitments to face-to-face learning through deep reflection on recent experiences of onlin

IS CRRP ENOUGH? with Mark Currie
October 26, 2021

Nicholas Ng-A-Fook and Stephen Hurley are joined by University of Ottawa graduate student, Mark Currie to discuss a new article by Mark, Nicholas and Aaron Drake, "IS CRRP ENOUGH? ADDRESSING ANTIRACIS

Children and Schools During COVID-19 and Beyond ft. Tracy Vaillancourt
September 13, 2021

During this episode we discuss what school leaders, teachers, and families might reconsider as we return to this school year facing a COVID-19 Pandemic 4th wave. Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt discusses the r