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Youth Confidence in Learning and the Future is a youth engagement and research initiative that involves students as partners in school and in community change. This study examines how young people's confidence in their learning affects their aspirations, their assurance in the future and their belief that they can act on the world to have a positive impact. This initiative is influenced by a report to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization of the International Commission on Education for the Twenty-first Century called "Learning: The Treasure Within." The Commission proposed the Four Pillars of Education as the foundations of learning throughout life:

  • To know
  • To do
  • To live together
  • To be

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Food for Life, Poverty Free Halton & Community Development Halton present

 

The Working Poor in Halton

Who they are, where they live and how trends are changing

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Guest speaker

John Stapleton

John Stapleton is a social policy consultant, teacher and activist.
Documents can be found at Open Policy Ontario - www.openpolicyontario.com

May 16, 2012
7:00-9:00 pm
Oakville Public Library, Auditorium

120 Navy St, Oakville, ON - MAP

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Poverty Free Halton & Community Development Halton present


The Growing Gap: The Challenge of Poverty and Inequality

 

Guest speaker

Armine Yalnizyan

Senior Economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives


April 11, 2012
7:30-9:30 pm
Freeman/Indian Point Room,
Burlington Seniors' Centre - MAP

 

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