Articles, tips and guidance surrounding Ottawa education system for all parents.

No apologies for Special Education

As Canadians we are known for our unwavering outreach to others, our progressive initiatives, and our instinctive apologies when we perceive that we may have been remiss. Why is it then, that when parents seek services for special education there are no apologies-... read more

Chinese school could lose Ontario accreditation

Private Schools abroad are only subject to inspection by the Ministry of Education every two years according to the article below, but what happens when those schools establish rogue campuses in other locations under the same title banner of a school? We recently saw... read more

Teachers Call for Wi-Fi Ban

Interesting to note that while teachers are calling for a WI-FI Ban in schools they probably have not removed the microwaves from the staff room or the student cafeteria. It is very simplistic to want to ban what is not working out, because WI-FI causes student... read more

Please keep your child home from school today…

It used be a saying that school secretaries would tell parents when their child was sick and parents sent their child to school anyway because last minute care-giver arrangements were too complicated, or not pre-arranged, or the other parent was not able to stay home... read more

Back to school – for adults too!

September is often a month that evokes back to school for students, with images of backpacks, lunches and yellow school buses. With a growing number of adults returning to school in recent years, the extra lunch is headed with a parent to a classroom instead of a... read more