Displaying items by tag: EDUCATION - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:49:44 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Challenges of Motherhood for an International Student http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43063-challenges-of-motherhood-for-an-international-student http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43063-challenges-of-motherhood-for-an-international-student Parenting can be difficult to balance for many international students who are already juggling their adjustment to a new country and the schooling curriculum.
Commentary by: Mona Mashadi Rajabi in Tehran I was standing in front of the school’s office and Melody, my daughter,…
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Education Sat, 13 Jan 2018 19:10:02 -0500
My Life in a Suitcase http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42837-my-life-in-a-suitcase http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42837-my-life-in-a-suitcase The writer carried a suitcase full of documents and certificates to Canada, but found them near worthless on arrival.
Commentary by: Mona Mashhadi Rajabi in Tehran, Iran I was standing in front of my suitcase and thought about what…
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Commentary Tue, 28 Nov 2017 20:41:19 -0500
Why I am Still Considering Immigrating to Canada… http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42702-why-i-am-still-considering-immigrating-to-canada http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42702-why-i-am-still-considering-immigrating-to-canada Mona Rajabi shares why she feels living in Canada presents a number of unique benefits.
Commentary by: Mona Mashhadi Rajabi in Tehran, Iran I am among the thousands of folks waiting in queue immigrate to…
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Commentary Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:22:13 -0500
The Great Canadian Resumé http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42659-the-great-canadian-resume http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42659-the-great-canadian-resume Many immigrants looking for work are often overlooked due to a lack of Canadian experience, but what kind of role does this play as immigrants attempt to settle? Author, Joyeeta Dutta Ray explores.
By: Joyeeta Dutta Ray in Toronto, ON Toronto has always been a magnet for new immigrants. Some come here to…
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Economy Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:43:57 -0400
Communicating in a New Country http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42452-communicating-in-a-new-country http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42452-communicating-in-a-new-country Rajabi explains that communication extends beyond the understanding of words.
By: Mona Mashhadi Rajabi in Tehran, Iran Communication is more than understanding the words. I was always aware of language…
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Education Mon, 02 Oct 2017 22:34:13 -0400
A Game with No Winner http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42321-a-game-with-no-winner http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42321-a-game-with-no-winner Despite an exceptionally high grade point, obstacles outside of the academic realm can often prove difficult to overcome for many international students.
Commentary by: Mona Mashadi Rajabi in Tehran, Iran “Canada needs you!” This is a sentiment I heard over and over…
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Education Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:11:41 -0400
Wynne — Math or Sex Education http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42273-wynne-math-or-sex-education http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42273-wynne-math-or-sex-education Many are questioning changes that have been made to the education curriculum following the release of test results that suggest drops in student performance.
Commentary by: Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton Time is quickly running out for this liberal government. With recent polls showing…
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Politics Mon, 11 Sep 2017 21:06:15 -0400
Australia’s ‘Spectacular’ Failure in Languages http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41849-australia-s-spectacular-failure-in-languages http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41849-australia-s-spectacular-failure-in-languages Despite living in an increasingly interconnected world, the proportion of Australia’s Year 12 students taking a foreign language has plummeted to just 10 per cent.
By: Tim Mayfield in Melbourne, Australia The latest Australian census data is in and it makes for interesting reading. Of…
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Education Fri, 07 Jul 2017 23:51:28 -0400
Bramptonians Sucking on a Lollipop http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/39001-bramptonians-sucking-on-a-lollipop http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/39001-bramptonians-sucking-on-a-lollipop On October 26, 2016 the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development identified Brampton as a location to build a new post-secondary facility.
Commentary by Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton A few weeks before Brampton Council begin debate on the latest budget, the…
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Education Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:26:57 -0400
International Students an “Obvious Group” for Citizenship http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/38851-international-students-an-obvious-group-for-citizenship http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/38851-international-students-an-obvious-group-for-citizenship International students on Canadian campuses tend to have smaller networks and hence universities must help them build relationships, says the new chair of the Association of Atlantic Universities,Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz (centre).
by Our National Correspondent Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) was appointed Chair of…
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Education Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:32:28 -0400