International Day of Families 2018

Today is the International Day of Families. It is an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting them. This year’s theme is “Families and inclusive societies” and looks at the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development (Sustainable Development… Read more

Helping End Racial Discrimination

Today is the International Day to End Racial Discrimination! This year’s theme is Promoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discrimination. Below is one of the postcards from the UN More Than Meets The Eye: Let’s Fight Racism! Campaign. The campaign also includes suggestions for making classrooms a… Read more

Inclusion in a Connected World

This week is Media Literacy Week. Co-led by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, this week highlights the importance of digital and media literacy, particularly for children and young people. This year’s theme of Inclusion in a Connected World: A Place and a Voice for Everyone promotes ways in which diverse voices, perspectives and talents… Read more