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Article: Online learning during COVID-19: 8 ways universities can improve equity and access

In this article, the authors analyze various online resources and discuss with staff from 19 centres in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and Lebanon to understand how universities make online education accessible. They provide recommendations from universities about how to improve educational equity in higher education during…
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Article: Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice

In this article Lorena Germán, a middle school teacher, discusses how preteen students in her class “were able to develop a research-based position and a nuanced understanding of very polarizing topics”. With a focus on intersectionality, she teaches a strategy that can be used to encourage students to raise their…
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Open Letters

Support for FNSA’s ‘Let Us Speak’ Campaign

To the SFU Administration, The Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG) expresses strong support for Indigenous students, Indigenous community members, and the First Nations Students Association in their ‘Let Us Speak’ campaign. SFPIRG recognizes that the treatment of Indigenous students by the SFU administration constitutes colonial institutional violence, and…
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Article: How Can Schools Promote Social Justice?

The following article discusses the viewpoints of five educators about how schools can promote social justice. “To improve social justice through education you have to start further back. First, I would ensure that all our families have decent housing.” – Marva Rollins: Headteacher, Raynham primary school, Enfield, London “… a…
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Article: Five Principles of Social Justice

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. (1960) Social justice is both a goal and a process of building a society…
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Open Letters

SFU C19 Coalition Endorsement and Open Letter re Just Recovery Principles

We, the Board of Directors of the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG), endorse the SFU C19 Coalition, and the Just Recovery Principles. As a representative body made up of undergraduate, graduate students, and members of the larger community, we are concerned that many students are under threat of…
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