TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Prominent Canadian politicians are in downtown Toronto on October 17 to make a major announcement.
The Linden School and its award-winning STEM teacher Beth Alexander (winner of this year's Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence) will be available for comment on the announcement and on the importance of preparing girls for leadership roles in a 21st-century digital economy.
For a quarter-century, the Linden School has been using cutting-edge research to ensure that girls and young women feel empowered to discover their intellectual curiosity, take risks, excel in STEM fields, and develop the confidence to find their voice. The Linden School's specialty: Feminist pedagogy with an interdisciplinary, social justice lens that inspires higher academic engagement and self-confidence amongst girls.
Linden teacher Beth Alexander was awarded one of the 2016-2017 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence because of her remarkable achievements in education and commitment to preparing students for a digital and innovation-based economy.
As the Prime Minister's Office wrote: "Alexander inspires her students to look for solutions to real-world problems and supports them in speaking confidently about them to those in power. Her students' initiatives have been featured in the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, CBC and Global News."
More info and photos: http://www.lindenschool.ca/media_availability
SOURCE The Linden School
For further information: Beth Alexander, STEM teacher, [email protected]; Janice Gladstone, Principal, [email protected], 416-966-4406; Farida Sheralam, Marketing and Communications Director, [email protected]