Education – NOW Magazine Sat, 15 May 2021 19:26:18 +0000 Sat, 15 May 2021 19:26:18 +0000 en-US Julia Mastroianni How to break into landscape design in Ontario Industry experts say there’s an “extreme” shortage of workers and a wide variety of opportunities for new graduates

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Julia Mastroianni The rise of psychotherapy in Ontario The field is an increasingly popular second career option thanks to its diversity and anti-oppressive focus

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Kaelynn Shinkaruk Post-secondary schools need to take decisive action on mental health Mental health literacy training should be a requirement of post-secondary staff

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Julia Mastroianni Jobs in demand: There’s a growing need for tech workers in Ontario COVID-19 has put pressure on the tech sector, but many grads are lured by higher salaries south of the border

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Julia Mastroianni It’s time to care about Ontario’s caregivers Personal support workers say caring for the elderly is a privilege, but Ontario’s workforce is low paid, short staffed and burnt out

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Julia Mastroianni Jobs in demand: The pros and cons of becoming midwife In Ontario, midwives still face barriers despite high interest in their services

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Julia Mastroianni Jobs in demand: The pros and cons of becoming a nurse in Ontario Many nurses consider the profession a calling, but the country is facing a job shortage

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NOW Staff New sexual violence policies for post-secondary schools The province says the proposed changes are aimed at protecting complainants “from irrelevant questioning about their sexual history”

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Julia Mastroianni The pandemic has made post-secondary students’ mental health even worse As college and university students face a mental health crisis, faculty and institutions are looking at making structural changes

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Julia Mastroianni Ontario should close schools as a “last resort”: SickKids The hospital’s updated COVID-19 guidance notes that last year’s lockdown had a “significant negative impact” on children’s health

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Julia Mastroianni Post-secondary school work placements go virtual Online job placements and co-op programs have opened up opportunities for students to work internationally

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Julia Mastroianni What teaching kindergarten during a pandemic is like A Toronto-area teacher shares what it’s been like to teach students, online and in person, during COVID-19

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Julia Mastroianni GTA students, faculty to strike against systemic racism The strike will also commemorate Orange Shirt Day, which brings awareness to the residential school system in Canada

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Norman Wilner Ontario schools reopen: “The first week was a disaster, but it’s a lot better now” The latest episode of our NOW What podcast looks at the reopening of Ontario schools from the parents’ perspective

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Radheyan Simonpillai University students talk virtual learning: “Honestly, I hate it” Three Ontario university students discuss the pros and cons of going to school online and the future of education

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Radheyan Simonpillai Back to school in Ontario: “Judging parents is futile” In a roundtable conversation, GTA parents grade teachers on safety measures and discuss how they are coping through the start of a strange school year

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NOW Staff Ryerson announces winter semester will be mostly online The school will prioritize campus access for students that need to complete labs in order to graduate next year

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Glenn Sumi Behind the full refund policy at Sheridan College The post-secondary institution is so confident students will be satisfied that they’re offering a money-back guarantee

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Kevin Ritchie Nadya Kwandibens merges worlds with a photo mural at Ryerson An image from the artist’s Concrete Indians series puts the Indigenous urban experience front and centre on the downtown campus

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Radheyan Simonpillai The school commute is a barrier to success for Toronto students Thirty per cent of post-secondary students spent more than two hours a day on their commute

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Glenn Sumi Back to school essentials for study at home or at school Even during this unprecedented school year, you’ll still need certain things to make the grade

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Norman Wilner The fight for smaller class sizes in Ontario schools Doug Ford won’t mandate smaller class sizes when schools reopen. Ontario SAFE’s Hannah Sung explains how parents are pushing back

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Charlie Smith Ontario NDP calls for $1,000 payments to full-time college and university students The opposition party has launched a petition to give $1,000 to all full-time students and $500 to all part-time students

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Carlito Pablo These bachelor’s degrees pay the most (and the least) in Canada A Statistics Canada study puts engineering degrees at the top and arts and humanities at the bottom of the graduate pay scale

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Glenn Sumi What post-secondary school orientation will look like Toronto’s colleges seem more welcoming to new and first-year students than universities this unusual semester

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Glenn Sumi What Toronto’s schools will look like this fall Here’s what to expect in terms of online classes, residence life and reimbursements from the city’s post-secondary schools

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Suvendrini Lena Analysis: Back-to-school plan shines light on neglect of Ontario’s education system We needed the investments being made to create a safe return to schools even before COVID struck – we need them now more than ever

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Kevin Ritchie Ryerson president responds to Black Lives Matter protest Mohamed Lachemi says the university has not made a decision about the removal of the Egerton Ryerson statue, which activists covered in paint over the weekend

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Radheyan Simonpillai Scholar Kimberly Jenkins on fashion, race and Viola Davis’s Vanity Fair cover The Ryerson University professor discusses the line between progressive and exploitative when it comes to fashion and race

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Kevin Ritchie OCAD is putting coronavirus on the curriculum this fall In response to the pandemic, the art school is launching two classes about creating work in times of crisis

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