Lesson series

Decolonizing Education:
Unlearning Streaming

Decolonizing Education: Unlearning Streaming facilitates participants through five thought provoking modules that provide insight into the reasons why destreaming is an equitable practice. These modules offer research and perspectives that foster the unlearning of: 

  • Disadvantageous, discriminatory and oppressive educational beliefs that sustained streaming
  • Unconscious biases and assumptions embedded in planning for students' pathways and programming
  • Stereotypical language and labels we have traditionally used
  • How colonization has impacted education
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Course Lessons

Meet the instructor

Diana Alvaro-Cannon

Diana is a passionate educator with experience working in many realms of education. She is the recipient of the 2016  Amethyst Award for Outstanding Achievement in Ontario Public Service for being a member of a collaborative team that created a cross curricular program for students with Learning Disabilities.  Diana thrives on rethinking all aspects of education that challenges and disrupts traditional ways of teaching and learning to ensure that education is accessible for all.  She values openness, vulnerability, growing and unlearning from others by building genuine connections with everyone she meets. You can usually find her spending time in the kitchen with her three teenage sons, reading on her porch with her cat, or taking long walks with her partner and their dog.
Patrick Jones - Course author