The Mother of Arborescence

03/01/2024 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger The interview takes place on a hands-free telephone, in front of the young people from the center and the parents present. Milaine Brousseau Ouellette, who has two children, operated a daycare at her home. She let the kids play outside all the […] See more

Québec’s Alternative Schools (Part II)

08/28/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A School in the Woods An alternative school in the tiny village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, 15 kilometres west of Shawinigan, in the miiddle of the forest, is a provincial leader. In 2004, in the tiny village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, the local school closed its […] See more

Québec’s Alternative Schools (Part I)

08/25/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A traditional school, with its rows of desks and its rigid discipline, isn’t for everyone. Some students learn better in a freer, less structured environment. By giving students more space and the freedom to learn, an alternative school helps students develop better […] See more