University of Toronto

Type: Organization
Name: University of Toronto
Nationality: Canada
First reported 32 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

B.C. Teachers Strike: Public Classes for Half a Billion Kids Finally Start

After a delay of three weeks, classes for public school kids in British Columbia finally started on Monday.Reuters/Mark BlinchA Vancouver high school teacher identified as only Denise told NEWS1130 the first week back to school may give off frustrations ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 32 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Punjab educators take part in U of T teacher training program

Sub-title:OISE hosts 50 teachers for intensive development programPicture:A skilled educator with 15 years of experience teaching high-school science in her hometown of Punjab, India, Sapna Verma was searching for ways to improve her teaching.Enter the ... [Published University of Toronto - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Classes set to begin Monday in B.C. after drawn-out teachers' strike

Teachers and students in B.C.’s public school system are set to begin classes on Monday, following the end of a bitter, months-long strike.Parents breathed a sigh of relief after the province and teachers’ union reached a deal last week amid the job action, ... [Published CTV News - Sep 21 2014]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

F--ked Up singer to moderate Toronto mayoral debate

A Toronto mayoral debate next week will be moderated by the lead singer of F--ked Up. Real fact.Damian Abraham, the oft-shirtless frontman for the acclaimed hardcore punk band, will preside over the ArtsVote debate on arts and culture at the TIFF Bell ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Law student survey raises red flags over access to legal education

Click image to enlarge Padraigin Murphy, a second-year law student at the University of Toronto, has a hero. The hero is a friend of Murphy’s who graduated from law school and went on to become a full-service lawyer in a small rural community. Her annual ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Finally revealed: Just how slippery are banana skins

Research into why banana skin is slippery when stepped on has won year’s Ig Nobel physics prize, the spoof awards for research that makes people laugh or think. The prizes are organised by the magazine Annals of Improbable Research and were awarded at ... [Published Food Manufacture - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Kathleen DeBoer on international affairs, careers

Kathleen DeBoer is the deputy head of center and sales/marketing manager at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Washington. She has worked at the OECD for the past eight and a half years. DeBoer founded the OECD Student ... [Published The Varsity Online - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Living on the minimum wage

A recent vow by New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Thomas Mulcair to institute a $15 federal minimum wage is prompting mixed reactions from students.Last week, Mulcair said that he would put forth the notion of a $15 per hour minimum wage to a vote in ... [Published The Varsity Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Common sense required for incentives

The N.C. General Assembly’s failure to put together a comprehensive economic development incentives program was a discouraging shortcoming to leaders longing for more industries and jobs. But some analysts look at North Carolina and say, “Be careful what ... [Published Rocky Mount Telegram - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

17 minutes will make you more productive

From Fast Company: “Contrary to the popular convention of working ourselves to exhaustion, researchers from the University of Toronto found that taking regular breaks actually makes you more productive. This is because, according to the study’s co-author ... [Published Journal-News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Urban environment focus of talk

GUELPH — Award winning architect Brigitte Shim along with author and social scientist Janice Gross Stein highlight the 12th annual Guelph Lecture — On Being Canadian at the River Run Centre in January.The event explores the ongoing conversation of what ... [Published My Kawartha - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Course Will Expose the Masses to the Archaeology of Israel

David Lipovitch excavating at Ashkelon, Israel - Sep. 21, 2014 - TORONTO, Canada -- Beginning in late October, a new series of courses will be offered by archaeologist Dr. David Lipovitch. This eight-week long series, it is hoped, will mark the beginning ... [Published Prlog - Sep 21 2014]

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"A lot of the time tables are incorrect and so the counsellors I think especially need more than one day to fix all the time tables because many kids signed up for summer school that were placed in courses that obviously they can't take now, and they have to be all redone" Denise said. The Vancouver high schoolschool teacher added the first week back to school will most definitely be a slow start
"Without her support right from the very beginning, when the idea was first proposed to me, I'm not sure I actually would have let my name stand" he said. "Probably, but I'm not sure."
"Any clothing is probably superior to the gown, even if patients were wearing pajamas that allowed them to walk around the hallway without exposing themselves" Lee said
"There are some classes of drugs, such as malaria drugs, where up to 50 per cent of what you find in the market is counterfeit”"

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Bank of Canada’s ‘new neutral’ interest rate co... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 9 hours ago]
OTTAWA — When the dust finally settles after years of low interest rates, the nagging question remains: Where will they need to be to keep economic output humming at full capacity without fanning inflation? According to a Bank of Canada, that so-called ...
8 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Feel Happier Ri... [Published TIME.com - 15 hours ago]
This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com . The key to happiness is obviously a whole lot more complicated than simple addition (x+y=joy). But maybe a “happiness equation” isn’t such a far-fetched idea: In fact, researchers at the University ...
8 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Feel Happier Ri... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 15 hours ago]
This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com . The key to happiness is obviously a whole lot more complicated than simple addition (x+y=joy). But maybe a “happiness equation” isn’t such a far-fetched idea: In fact, researchers at the University ...
3 Surprising Reasons You’re Burned Out at Work [Published TIME.com - Sep 19 2014]
You’re so over your job: the endless stream of emails, catty coworkers, unpaid overtime—the reasons go on and on. But a new study published in the journal Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology found it’s not only office problems that wear you ...
Candid Discussions: Mark Dubowitz on Iranian Nu... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Sep 19 2014]
  Mark Dubowitz  is executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies , a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan policy institute, where he leads projects on Iran, sanctions, nonproliferation, and countering electronic repression. Mr. ...
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