Caroline Alphonso

Caroline Alphonso

Education reporter for The Globe and Mail. Want to share a story or tip? DMs open, or 416-585-5388

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What does school look like without the classroom?

Nearly half of Canada’s COVID-19 cases now acquired through community spread, Public Health Agency of Canada says

This story by @MercerRecord  is exactly the dose of happiness that you need. This family is unlikely to forget their son’s 7th birthday

As online learning rolls out, could it reshape education long after the COVID-19 pandemic is over?

“The education world has been turned upside down”: Online learning may reshape the classroom

Hi #onted  teachers, Are you standing down for now or have you started to provide some instruction to your students? Thanks.

Iqaluit teachers bag breakfasts for hungry children

With classrooms closed, teachers search for ways to connect with isolated students

Five-year-old is learning to spell some new words.

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Canadian bank donates $50,000 to save a high-school STEM program that faced an abrupt termination after a funding dispute with the Ontario government

BREAKING: Alberta's Education Minister@AdrianaLaGrange  announces that classes in its public schools cancelled INDEFINITELY

NOTE: With this announcement, the funded average class size in Grades 4-8 is higher than high school. It will be funded at 24.5 in Grades 4-8, and 23 in high school #onted 

NEW: Leaked internal report says Ford government botched changes to autism program and mislead public about the waitlist. "There is no one Waitlist - that is a fiction." via @l_stone  and me

Canadian high school students among top performers in reading, according to new PISA ranking

. on province reverting to old sex-ed curriculum: “Going backwards in terms of keeping our kids safe and giving them the information they need to stay safe is not the right direction for the kids of this province." #onted