Job Posting: SFPIRG Director of Research and Education

Temporary (1-year contract to start with), 19 hours/week Wage rate: $37.68/hr with benefits Starting date: January 9, 2023 Application deadline is November 1 at 9am. The Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG) is a student-funded and student-directed resource centre dedicated to engaging students in social and environmental justice. Established…
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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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