Mind the Gap: Stories about education

Sir Ken Robinson

Posted by Christina Harnett

His talks on YouTube have been viewed by millions of people in more than 150 countries.

He's considered one of the world's most influential thinkers on innovation and creativity...and he's even been knighted.

Sir Ken Robinson believes the public school system, with its reliance on standardized testing and narrow curricula, is stripping children of their natural creativity.

He was in Halifax recently and he sat down for a chat with Pauline.

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Knitting, bagged lunches and no Facebook...

Posted by Christina Harnett

Teachers at Moncton High were noticing a disturbing trend among their students.
They seemed tired, anxious and disconnected with their community.
So the teachers decided to do something about it, to try and get their students back.
The CBC's Vanessa Blanch put together our documentary.


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Mind the Gap - Teachers Edition

Posted by Christina Harnett

In our on-going series about education, two veteran teachers talk about the challenges they face, and what they think would make the system better.

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