School of Rock as Embodiment of Self-growth by Hélène Arsenault


heleneThe movie School of Rock is a great source of evidence on the concept of self-growth. This concept includes:

… activities that improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, … enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. The concept is not limited to self-help but includes … developing others in roles such as teacher, guide, counselor, manager, life coach or mentor. When personal development takes place in the context of institutions, it refers to the methods, programs, tools, techniques, and assessment systems that support human development at the individual level in organizations (Aubrey 9)[i]. Continue reading

School Conditions of Native Students by Christopher Belley-Rosa



The Canadian school system went through many changes since its beginning in the late 19th century. Different mentalities and different purposes were the center of these changes. One of the systems that the government put into place were the residential schools. The goals of these government-funded industrial schools were to assimilate the young natives and to educate them. Continue reading