Popular Media Commentary

Select Media CoverageNewspaper Interview with Vancouver Courier on Vancouver school board funding controversy, 11 June 2010 LINK

Television Interview with Sophie Lui, Global TV, 10 April 2010. Discussing results of budget shortfalls across the province. LINK

Radio Interview with Jill Bennett, CKNW, 8 April 2010. Discussing cuts to school district funding bennettcknwapr8

BCTF Teacher Magazine article, “Preserving Canadian Exceptionalism” Dec 2009, Jan 2010 issues LINKLINK 2

November/December 2009 Vol. 22 No. 3
Education reforms need democratic values, not pseudo-science
Opinion piece (full version) with Lee Shaker in Teacher newsmagazine, Vancouver BC LINK

October 27, 2009
Education reforms need democratic values, not pseudo-science, Op-Ed Vancouver Sun with Lee Shaker Link

April, 2009, article “Teacher Professional Autonomy and Accountability,” Teacher Magazine, Vol. 21, No. 6, April, 2009, p. 8. British Columbia Teachers Federation. Click here: http://www.bctf.ca/publications/NewsmagArticle.aspx?id=18274

June 16, 2008 Opinion Piece: “Scapegoating Public Schools”by Paul Shaker and Elizabeth Heilman, The School Administrator, June, 2008(American Association of School Administrators)
May 10, 2008 News Article: “School report cards not definitive, think-tank says; Families choosing a school should also pay it a visit and interview teachers, principals and other parents, according to Fraser Institute”(The Vancouver Sun)
April 24, 2008  News Feature: “Education Activism in BC”(The Georgia Straight)
September 4, 2007 Audio: Measuring School Success”Paul Shaker appearance on Christy Clark Show(CKNW-AM)
October 30, 2007  News Article: “SFU dean defends ‘no test’ teacher”(The Vancouver Sun)
May 4 – 6, 2007 Keynotes: Paul Shaker’s address to the CTF Education for Social Justice Conference held in Ottawa (page 7)
May 29, 2007 Opinion Piece: “Article inspires SFU Dean to write”(Similkameen News Leader)
April 16, 2007 News Article: “Ranking the schools: Pro and con; Looking past the hype of the quick and easy way” by Paul Shaker(The Vancouver Sun)