Education in the time of COVID-19 and beyond: Challenges and opportunities

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020

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Responding to the many challenges and opportunities posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, professors from the Faculty of Education share their expertise in the media, on the air, in blog posts and via podcasts. Follow this page for regular updates.


Stephanie Arnott

Pandemic makes French immersion a struggle CBC Listen


Tasha Ausman

Pandemic makes French immersion a struggle CBC Listen


Nathalie Bélanger

The Evolution of Distance Education and Issues of Digital Equity and Inclusion Faculty of Education

18 h 10 | Disparités dans l'enseignement à distance : Reportage de Katherine Brulotte Radio-Canada

École à distance : l’absence de données sur la participation inquiète des experts Radio-Canada

Learning gap to be expected for franco-ontarian students? ONFR+

Helping your children learn French at home Radio-Canada 

E-learning exacerbates inequalities Radio-Canada

Does e-learning increase inequalities? Radio-Canada

E learning exacerbates inequalities among children Radio-Canada

Comment préparer les enfants à «l’après COVID-19» ICI Radio Canada


Amal Boultif

9 answers to parents' questions about homework Today's Parent 


Marie-Hélène Brunet

In Conversation with Dr. Marie-Hélène Brunet - Pandemic Pedagogy convo 21 Imagining a New We


Megan Cotnam-Kappel

The Evolution of Distance Education and Issues of Digital Equity and Inclusion Faculty of Education

Comment l'ecole a distance a relance le role des technologies en education ONFR+

Teachers: "Offer lessons in French on TikTok and Instagram" ONFR+

L’école à la maison : pas de pression disent des experts ICI Radio Canada


Nancy Crépeau

Apprendre en ligne ou dehors : les Premières Nations ont su s'adapter à la pandémie  RADIO CANADA Espaces Autochtones


Phyllis Dalley

La COVID-19 pourrait avoir un impact sur les habiletés en lecture et écriture Radio-Canada

L’école à domicile plus populaire que jamais Le Droit

Un élève ontarien milite pour le retour à un système scolaire plus traditionnel Radio-Canada

COVID-19 : de plus en plus de parents prennent en charge l’éducation de leurs enfants Radio-Canada

The Evolution of Distance Education and Issues of Digital Equity and Inclusion Faculty of Education

Repenser le système d'éducation à la lumière de la pandémie Radio-Canada

Le confinement signifie des défis pour l'apprentissage du français en Ontario Radio-Canada

Preserving French at home: the challenge for students in French schools Radio-Canada

Parents Fear Barriers to E-Learning because of COVID-19 ICI Radio Canada


Emmanuel Duplàa

Realities and challenges of learning at home Radio-Canada


Éric Dionne 

Webcam : fermée ou pas ? UniqueFM

S’adapter, toujours s’adapter UniqueFM

Vœux pédagogiques pour 2021 UniqueFM

Parents à bout, comment survivre à l’école à la maison ? Radio-Canada

Polémique sur les examens ministériels Unique FM

Écoles : les rencontres des parents Unique FM

Comment combler la pénurie de personnel enseignant ? Unique FM

Plus d’outils pour les enseignants Unique FM

Des parents en Ontario choisissent les cours en ligne, mais à contrecœur ICI Radio Canada

Une rentrée scolaire à la maison pour pres de 15 000 franco ontariens ONfr+

Écoles fermées jusqu’en septembre en Ontario Unique FM

Technology + creativity = Online education in the age of COVID-19 MedPoint: Faculty of Medicine News

Schools Closed until September in Ontario Unique FM

Why should I go back to school? Unique FM

How to evaluate students? Unique FM

The challenges of going back to school Unique FM

L’éducation à distance Unique FM

L’annulation des examens ministériels et provinciaux : une mise au point Le Quotidien

L’éducation au temps de la pandémie : intervention d’Eric Dionne à
l’émission Entre nous
TV Rogers


Carole Fleuret

Retour en classe : qui a la meilleure formule ? UniqueFM

La relâche scolaire UniqueFM

Dévalorisation du métier d’enseignant ? UniqueFM

Écoles fermées : un défi pour les allophones UniqueFM

Pas de cours d’immersion en français pour des milliers d’Ontariens ONfr+

La rentrée sous le signe du rattrapage scolaire inquiete ONfr+

École à distance: moins de leviers pour aider les élèves vulnérables Le Quotidien


Michelle Schira Hagerman

Teens, tech and COVID-19: Finding the balance Capital Current

Can't decide whether to send your kids back to school? Here's what the experts say CBC News Ottawa

Learning to Teach Online : An Open Educational Resource for Pre-Service Teachers

Video of Ottawa experts answering back-to-school questions viewed by thousands Ottawa Citizen

Back-to-school experts CBC Listen

Remote Learning - Interview with Michelle Schira Hagerman CBC

Shift to online learning could spell trouble for rural families CBC News Ottawa

Online Learning at Home CBC Ottawa Morning

How your family can make the most of this time at home CBC News Ottawa

Clarity, communication, connection: Priorities for our global pivot to online teaching uOttawa Gazette


Andrew Hargreaves

Podcast: How might education change after the pandemic? TES

How To Develop Courageous And Compassionate Leadership Forbes

Is this how to make schools pandemic-proof? TES

Bennett: Replacing final exams with 'demonstrations of learning' erodes standards Ottawa Citizen

Class Matters Socio-economic inequality and education EdCan Network

How to ruin a world-class education system Toronto Star

The education technology students will need — and won’t — after coronavirus The Washington Post

Perspectives in education during the pandemic Perspectives in Education during the Pandemic Episode 5

What’s next for schools after coronavirus? Here are 5 big issues and opportunities The Conversation

A complete list of what to do — and not do — for everyone teaching kids at home during the coronavirus crisis The Washington Post

‘The education world has been turned upside down’: Online learning may reshape the classroom The Globe and Mail March


Awad Ibrahim

FookNConversation: Awad Ibrahim Voice Ed Radio


Rebecca Lloyd

Getting Out In Nature Is Good For Mental Health, Study Shows The Weather Network


Mimi Masson

Kids at home for 2 more weeks? Here are some creative, practical tips for parents CBC News


Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

FookNConversation: Sara Schroeter Spreaker

FookNConversation: Tasha Ausman Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Amélie Lemieux Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Lisa Farley Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: T. Mayheart Dardar Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Awad Ibrahim Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Samuel D. Rocha Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Dwayne Donald Voice Ed Radio

Will Ontario students head back to smaller classes with physical distancing rules? Ottawa Citizen

FookNConversation: Kiera Brant-Birioukov Radio Edit

FookNConversation: Rita Irwin Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation : Timothy J. Stanley Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Theodore Christou Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Jennifer Tupper Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Cathryn van Kessel Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Aparna Mishra-Tarc Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Hongyu Wang Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Lindsay Gibson Voice Ed Radio

FookNConversation: Dwayne Donald Voice Ed Radio


John Richardson

Richardson: Post-pandemic, there's no better time to learn about happiness Ottawa Citizen

Richardson: Here's how we can get the best out of hybrid learning Ottawa Citizen


André Samson

Les effets de la modernité sur notre rapport au travail La Rotonde

L’UOF : une mauvaise réponse à un vrai besoin? Le Droit

Les Canadiens poussés à repenser leur carrière Radio-Canada

Enseignement à distance : un virage qui n’est pas naturel pour toutes les institutions ICI Radio Canada

L’école à distance, est-ce que ça fonctionne bien ? ICI Radio Canada


Agata Soroko

Inside a pandemic learning pod: How some kids are learning at home amid coronavirus Global News

Learning pods, low-income students, and the micro-schooling debate The Christian Science Monitor

Canadian parents are setting up ‘pandemic pods’ during coronavirus: what are they? Global news

The Financial Literacy Delusion Public Seminar


Tracy Vaillancourt

Physical activity— the forgotten core area of child development during the pandemic The Globe and Mail

Data gaps are fueling Canada’s children’s mental health crisis, during COVID-19 and beyond RSC Covid-19 Series

Mental Health a priority today for local soccer clubs CaledonCitizen

Quebec's $100M mental health funding announcement pushed up in wake of sword attack in capital CBC

How to read body language in the era of face masks Vogue India

Cyberbullying expert concerned over teachers' online behaviour towards education minister iHeartRADIO

Academically speaking, the kids are going to be okay The Globe and Mail


Joel Westheimer

Zoom lectures make positive student-faculty relationships impossible The Pigeon

Joel Westheimer: Three Essential Lessons That COVID Taught Us About Education Diane Ravitch's Blog

Letters to the editor North Bay Nugget

Tax ‘pandemic profiteering’ by tech companies to help fund public education Canadian Accountant

YEAR ONE – Three essential lessons COVID-19 has taught us about education Ottawa Citizen

Education column - student teachers as supply teachers CBC Listen

Hausse des notes des élèves de 12e année dans les conseils scolaires francophones d'Ottawa Radio-Canada

Podcast Episode 3: Beyond the Classroom, Education in a Pandemic uOttaKnow 

Pandemic break from exams offers chance to change the way we test Kitchener Today

Is This the Pandemic Generation? TVOntario

Keeping teens focused for 4 hours will require creativity, educators say CBC

Back to school confusion? CBC Listen

Sera-t-il prudent de retourner à l’école? News24

Will It Be Safe to Return to School? The New York Times

Inquiétude face à la suspension de l'admission pour 17 programmes de la Laurentienne ICI Radio Canada

Pandemic homeschooling pods CBC

The health risks of this pandemic has some parents in the U.S. turning to homeschooling pods CBC

OCDSB's back-to-school plan CBC

The Paradox of Schooling with Joel Westheimer The Shape of Education to Come

Giving up on homeschooling CBC

For these families, online learning just isn't making the grade CBC news

Westheimer - Learning in a lockdown: children, kindness and social change openDemocratie openDemocracy

Is taking a pause from the classroom so bad? uOttawa Research

Distance learning from home and in the park NONDOC

What can be done now that school closures have been extended? Global News Radio

Parents: Stop giving kids worksheets and trying to replicate school Blog Post

Westheimer: Forget trying to be your kid’s substitute school teacher during COVID-19 Ottawa Citizen

Homeschooling CBC Ottawa Morning


View complete list on Joel Westheimer's Website


Jessica Whitley

For parents of kids with complex needs, COVID-19 school disruptions mean losing a lifeline of key supports The Globe and Mail

Diversity via Distance EdCan Network

Professor Jessica Whitley - Lack of Inclusion in online education AMI Audio

Ontario students to return to school full time in the fall, with no class-size limits for youngest learners The Globe and Mail

Academically speaking, the kids are going to be okay The Globe and Mail 

Coronavirus: Distance learning poses challenges for some families of children with disabilities. The Conversation Canada; Today's Parent


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