Let’s begin by asking some important questions… If you could make an impact on the social issues that exists today, what would it be? Would you address the rights of our children? Would you address equal opportunities for the disabled? Would you address inequalities that exist between boys and girls? Personally, every social issue is […]Read more "A Common Denominator"
Children have the right to an education but they also have the right to safety. As a result of the information age, technology has integrated its way into our education system and many teachers include aspects of technology into their curriculums but most of the time, they forget to include the topic of internet safety. […]Read more "The Little Devices in our Pockets"
The industrial age is a period in history that began with the use of power machines which changed the way society was run. The industrial age was the time of manufacturing and focused heavily on improving efficiency in the workplace. As machinery became more and more advanced, the shift into the information age was inevitable […]Read more "Past vs Present"
Approximately one billion people in the world are living with a disability, with at least 1 in 10 being children (Global Partnership for Education, 2015). Regardless of the amount of people with disabilities these children, adolescence and adults are the most stigmatized, marginalized and isolated. These individuals are left out, made fun of, alone and […]Read more "The Consequences of Isolation"
Lets all take a minute to think about some of the predisposed privileges that we are born with as individuals. Here are some of my privileges: I live in Canada which is a stable and developed country I have financial support I am Caucasian My family is middle class Privilege can be defined as a […]Read more "Education for all or education for the privileged?"
There exists many situations where girls are not allowed or unable to attend school and have the right to an education and because I am a girl, I wanted to address this issue. Unfortunately, families are faced with social and economic barriers which prevents parents from investing the time or money necessary in all of […]Read more "Through the eyes of a Girl"
In today’s society, there are millions of children who are unable to access or attend schools which impedes on their right to an education. More than 72 million children of primary education age are not in school and 759 million adults are illiterate and do not have the awareness necessary to improve both their living […]Read more "Around the World"